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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.

Hybrid working plans hindered by poor tech

Just under two-fifths (39%) of UK workers still don't believe their company has the right tech set-up in place to support the hybrid workforce.

Employees crave notification-free day due to rising emails

The majority (89%) of employees said sorting through an inbox of unopened emails is one of the most unpleasant parts of working remotely.

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...

Making clean data a priority

The global pandemic has meant that companies need to rely on data within HR even more. By investing in programmes, platforms and tools that support data for all aspects of the business, companies will...

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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.

Optimising processes for decision-making in business 

Working from home has been a godsend for many. No more stressful commutes, no more overpriced croissants washed down with burnt coffee on the train, having the opportunity to wear pyjamas all day....

HR technology key to HR’s work through the pandemic

HR technology has played a crucial role in dealing with disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by XpertHR.

How to attract and retain tech talent in an uncertain world

When the UK entered lockdown in March 2020, even the most traditional companies had to rapidly transition from office-based to working from home. It was clear that ‘work’ was about to be redefined,...

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.

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