HR must prepare employees for automation and disruptive technologies

22 May 2015

It is striking how much I’m hearing about artificial intelligence (AI). From panel debates at Davos...

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Nationwide focusing on leadership ‘agility’

22 May 2015

Building society Nationwide is focusing on improving the agility of its leaders, HR director Ann Brown...

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Do the figures stack up when it comes to skills-based volunteering?

22 May 2015

Many people think of physically helping out when you mention volunteering. But as economists we think...

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NBCUniversal appoints chief legal and HR officer

22 May 2015

Media and entertainment company NBCUniversal has appointed Melanie Laithwaite to the newly-created role...

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NBCUniversal appoints chief legal and HR officer

22 May 2015

Media and entertainment company NBCUniversal has appointed Melanie Laithwaite to...

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BT appoints Alison Wilcox as group HRD

18 May 2015

BT has appointed Alison Wilcox as its new group HR director.

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Amec Foster Wheeler appoints Mark Burrows as group head of shared services

14 May 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler has announced the appointment of Mark Burrows as group head of...

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07 May 2015

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HR must prepare employees for automation and disruptive technologies

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E M Forster in his book 'The Machine Stops', written in 1909, ought to be required reading before rushing...

HR must prepare employees for automation and disruptive technologies

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I agree that new technologies are to be embraced. You don't have to go back to the Industrial Revolution...

Legal & General HRD: Wellbeing doesn’t have to be expensive

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Great article - and you some up the key issues - its not about singling out an issue its about a much...

The HR director as NED

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The value of an HRD as a strategically thinking NED depends very much on the importance of employees...

The HR director as NED

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There is a vicious circle - to be a credible NED candidate, you need to be on the board of your employing...

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I'm surprised Helen that you make no reference to gender. Few HRD positions are board level which seems...

In this issue: May 2015
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Going steady: With the economy improving, can you remember how to lead HR in an upturn?

National treasure: Leading HR in the NHS

Happily ever after: The future of employee engagement

Cream of the crop: The HR Excellence Awards 2015 shortlist

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