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Three Ways to Digitise the Workplace to Boost Employee Engagement

Game mechanics can easily be applied in the workplace in many ways. For example, most employees must complete different compliance tests and activities. Firms can award achievement levels and badges for quick completion or top scores, which can be published to all employees. So instead of simply getting it done, employees will want to win, which means finishing correctly and quickly. If you add value to the content, people will be more likely to engage and interact.

Article by: Joanne Regan-Iles, Executive Director Human Resource and Talent Acquisition Europe - TTEC | Published: 2 February 2020

Global Talent Trends for 2020

If this doesn’t happen, reskilled people who go back to their old jobs and culture will create a recipe for failure. Transformation must occur at every level of the organization. Middle managers—and even entry-level employees—are being given more control in how to structure their own work, as well as the work of their teams and colleagues.

Article by: Byrne Mulrooney, Chief Executive Officer - Korn Ferry RPO, Professional Search and Korn Ferry Digital | Published: 16 January 2020

Case Study – How Qantas trains for managing dispersed leadership teams.

Qantas Airways is the flag-carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. It is the third oldest airline in the world after KLM and Avianca. Having been founded in November 1920, it began international passenger flights in May 1935.

Article by: Paul Aldrich and Andrew Pullman | Published: 23 December 2019

Transformation through talent

The way organisations manage talent in a changing world is crucial to their successful transformation. As part of our Certification Programme, we examined the HR policies, priorities and practices of over 1,500 leading employers around the world.

Article by: Phil Sproston | Published: 4 September 2019

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Don’t forget the importance of great middle managers

This is a belief supported by Dr Zara Whysall, Head of Research at talent management specialists Kiddy & Partners. In the latest Hays Journal she says, “For years, middle managers have been overlooked when it comes to talent management, falling into the no-man’s-land between ‘top talent’ and ‘rising stars’”. 

Article by: Roop Bhumbra | Published: 31 May 2019

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HR and talent trends in the year ahead

Going into the new year, the market outlook remains positive on the need for talent, particularly with regards to new talent in digital, marketing and regulatory environments. Clients are keen to engage strategic talent pipelining exercises which at this stage shows their approach to 2019.

Article by: David Holloway | Published: 26 December 2018

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Enterprise Ireland – a war on talent or a war on skills?

The ‘War for Talent’ is a concept which has dominated the industry for the last twenty years and has shaped how many organisations view talent acquisition around the world. As initially reported by McKinsey & Company in 1998, the war for talent explored the challenges businesses face when attracting, retaining and developing talent.

Article by: David Corcoran | Published: 7 December 2018

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INTERNATIONAL – The Rise of The Digital Nomad

Labour shortages in financial and business services are to be most severe, according to the study, with innovative technology fields also hit – global tech giant Microsoft announced earlier this year that a global skills shortage is affecting the fast-growing artificial intelligence (AI) field. It’s not news that the desire for greater workplace flexibility is on the rise. Working from home used to be a real coup for employees who would relish the thought of logging into the work system in their pyjamas and breaking off for a cup of tea whenever they liked.

Article by: Article contributed by Ius Laboris | Published: 6 December 2018

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How to Build Digital Talent in the Public Sector

The UK public sector remains in a sustained period of deep budgetary constraints. As a result, investment in digital transformation is more vital than ever before, as it delivers the ability to moderate spending while still improving services. Contributor By Alex Osborne, Sales Director - ServiceNow.

Article by: Alex Osborne | Published: 5 October 2018