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IT skills gap holding back UK businesses

Katie Jacobs, 12 May 2015

Almost half (45%) of UK businesses are experiencing an “extensive” shortage of IT talent, which is...

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HR must be aware of the ‘dark side’ of IT, says academic

Katie Jacobs, 01 May 2015

HR must be aware of the “dark side” of technology and work with business and IT leaders to address...

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Gratton: Technology has seriously disrupted talent management

Jenny Roper, 29 Apr 2015

Technology has created serious “tension points” in talent management, professor of management practice...

Organisations facing leadership ‘capability gap’

Katie Jacobs, 29 Apr 2015

Organisations are facing a leadership “capability gap” and cite leadership as one of their biggest...

Automation must not lead to ‘facelessness’, says University of Bradford head of operational HR

Jenny Roper, 13 Apr 2015

A human touch must be retained when automating transactional HR processes, University of Bradford head...

Companies missing out on gamification benefits

Rebecca Gowler, 27 Mar 2015

Four in 10 HR directors report their organisation is ‘not at all interested’ in exploring the potential...

Employees lack the technology to do their jobs

Rebecca Gowler, 12 Mar 2015

More than half (55%) of employees believe they do not have access to the technology needed to do their...

VSO uses technology to aid global collaboration

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Mar 2015

Charity VSO uses technology to enable collaboration and learning between employees spread all over the...

Webb: Business must tackle threat of ‘digital exclusion’

Katie Jacobs, 05 Mar 2015

Businesses and government must be careful not to exclude older or less technologically-savvy workers,...

Data collection may cause legal ‘hurdles’ for HR, warns law firm

Rebecca Gowler, 20 Feb 2015

Updated EU data protection regulation may cause trouble for businesses collecting and mining employee...

Work and personal lives colliding, finds research

Rebecca Gowler, 18 Feb 2015

British adults’ work and personal lives are increasingly colliding, according to research on technology...

Put people before technology, says Source UK Services HR director

Rebecca Gowler, 29 Jan 2015

HR and L&D professionals must put people first when integrating new technologies, according to Source...

2015: the year the digital divide will reach tipping point in the workplace

Siân Harrington, 24 Dec 2014

Digital cracks will appear in the workplace in 2015 as organisations grapple with the need to embed new...

HR Most Influential Thinker to discuss developing leaders for future change

HR Editorial, 12 Nov 2014

Veronica Hope-Hailey, dean of Bath University School of Management, will discuss how leadership is evolving...

HR should focus on 'business fit, not best in class', says Panasonic HRD

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

HR teams can be too focused on achieving "best in class" status across all areas and lose focus on the...

‘Infobesity’ causes distraction and stress at work, says Microsoft expert

Hywel Roberts, 20 May 2014

An overload of information is causing British office workers to feel increasingly distracted at work...

Critics of Ulrich Model ignore new progress, says Dave Ulrich

Hywel Roberts, 20 May 2014

Dave Ulrich has responded to a paper on 18 years of the Ulrich Model by saying the report ignores the...

Wearable technology can boost productivity 'by up to 8.5%'

Hywel Roberts, 02 May 2014

The use of wearable technology to track employee wellbeing can significantly increase employees' productivity,...

Contractors frustrated by lengthy hiring processes

Hywel Roberts, 29 Apr 2014

There is a "gulf of expectation" between employers and contractors over how long the hiring process should...

Education failing young people on digital skills

Hywel Roberts, 24 Apr 2014

The education system is failing to provide young people with the digital skills they need to succeed...

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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