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Employees spend up to half the working day surfing the internet for personal use, says K3 Managed Services

Tom Newcombe, 02 Jan 2013

Around 14% of the UK workforce spend almost half of their time on the Internet for personal use, according...


Healthy competition for British technical talent will help raise standards for workers in the technology sector, says GCS

David Bloxham, 20 Dec 2012

Technology and Financial Services recruiter GCS has published a report, which offers some interesting...


IT sector created more than 1 million jobs in 2012, says Adzuna

Tom Newcombe, 20 Dec 2012

The growth in smartphone apps, tablets and online shopping has led to a 'boom year' for IT jobs, with...

HR magazine launches unique TV channel

HR Editorial, 04 Dec 2012

Today sees the launch of HRTV, a video website curated by HR magazine.

Europe's largest HRO providers call for a new approach to 'procurement driven' tender process

Tom Newcombe, 27 Nov 2012

A debate last week from over 250 HR professionals highlighted an urgent need for organisations to review...

Business needs to focus on cyber security threat, says KPMG

Tom Newcombe, 26 Nov 2012

Senior management in British businesses are not taking the threat to cyber security seriously enough,...

Firms understand the need for work anywhere anytime culture, but have yet to deploy technology to support it, says research

Tom Newcombe, 09 Nov 2012

Businesses understand the importance of flexible working but aren't supporting this with technology,...

Think afresh to reach 'pactive' talent, recruiters told

Siân Harrington, 06 Nov 2012

Companies are underselling their brand and overlooking both 'passive' and active job candidates, by use...

A third of companies worldwide plan to up HR spend to combat recession, says Towers Watson

David Woods, 30 Aug 2012

A third (31%) of companies plan to increase their spending on HR technology in the coming year, in an...

US legislation preventing employers from asking staff for Facebook passwords, finds favour with UK employees

David Woods, 23 Aug 2012

As legislation is passed in some US states to prevent employers asking for people’s passwords, a survey...

Dental firm launches iPhone app to recruit 'new generation' of dentists

David Woods, 17 Aug 2012

Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH) has launched a smartphone app to help dental workers and clinicians...

UK employee enthusiasm for social media spurned, finds Hyphen study

David Woods, 08 Aug 2012

UK organisations are failing to harness social media for effective engagement with staff. This is creating...

How to run a successful apprenticeship scheme: hear from HR’s experts now and take part in our interactive research

HR Editorial, 26 Jul 2012

Missed our inaugural live HR Lunchtime Debate web show on overcoming the barriers to setting up an apprenticeship...

More than half of employees prepared to take confidential business information when they change jobs, says Iron Mountain

David Woods, 24 Jul 2012

One in three employees have taken or forwarded confidential information out of the office on more than...

Apprenticeships: navigating the minefield – join HR's free live lunchtime debate

HR Editorial, 09 Jul 2012

HR magazine’s first HR Lunchtime Debate, brought to you in conjunction with Commsight (an Opinion Matters...

National Grid to launch talent and performance management technology platform

David Woods, 04 Jul 2012

National Grid is poised to launch a performance management and workforce planning technology strategy,...

Employees working three weeks of overtime, by reading emails at home, finds OnePoll/Good Technology

David Woods, 02 Jul 2012

The average UK worker puts in more than three weeks of overtime a year – just by answering calls and...

HR Excellence Awards 2012 – Most Innovative Use of Technology: Deutsche Bank

HR Editorial, 26 Jun 2012

Deutsche Bank is a large and complex organisation and the gap between a new recruit receiving a job offer...

Telefónica Digital rolls out HR technology to attract staff and drive operational agility

David Woods, 22 Jun 2012

Telefónica Digital is implementing a new way of working for its people with the launch of policies,...

Wandsworth Borough Council launches integrated HR, payroll and talent system

David Woods, 20 Apr 2012

Wandsworth Council is replacing its separate HR and payroll IT systems with an integrated solution for...

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