AI

Automation helped HR through stress of pandemic

New research has found 73% of HR professionals said automation helped them survive the heavy workload created by coronavirus.

Josh Bersin's 2021 HR technology trends

If the pandemic made HR the centre of attention of the board for the first time, it also radically changed the HR tech marketplace, and for good.

Do digital co-workers bully and discriminate?

TUC research has concluded it’s more than likely - rather than a way of reducing discrimination and unconscious bias in the workplace, the use of ‘objective’ non-human artificial intelligence (AI) has...

Increased use of AI could lead to widespread employee discrimination

Gaps in UK law over the use of AI at work could lead to widespread discrimination and unfair treatment at work.

People vs technology: managing technological change

One of the greatest HR challenges in the workplace over the next decade will be the relationship between people and technology. Einstein gloomily wrote at the start of the 20th-century technological...

Chatbots - the HR tech to make you stand out

HR has often been a leader in tech adoption. This may come as a surprise as many have an antiquated image of HR - one that uses old, slow technology.

Could bots help to solve employee mental health problems?

Many businesses are turning to bots to encourage workers to be more communicative about issues and to help identify mental health problems, says Jo Gallacher

What HR needs to know: GDPR and AI

Complete transparency about how your AI technology works, whatever the process, is essential. Without it, employers can run into GDPR challenges and lose the trust and buy-in of colleagues. An...

Tech could generate more revenue than workers by 2028

Technology and AI could generate more revenue for their organisation than human workers in just eight years’ time.

Technology supplement 2020

It can be hard for HR to trust new workplace technologies, yet as HR weathers one of its most challenging years on record we look at how technology can offer a helping hand. From robot assistants...

Workers trust robots more than their managers

Workers around the world are beginning to trust robots more than people to support their mental health.

What HR can learn from the exam debacle and using data blindly

Few of us can feel anything other than shock at the dreadful inequities caused by the methods used to moderate this year’s exam results. How could a seemingly fair and objective process get things so...