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How to lead with data in times of crisis

Organisational transformation is often fraught. But when crisis necessitates it - due to market changes, shifts in leadership, or, indeed a pandemic - having data that can guide large-scale changes...

HR services failing to make software mobile-friendly

HR departments are working to make their services mobile-friendly to keep up with employee demand.

Employee advocacy: making employees your biggest fans

Social media posts by employees can drive significantly higher engagement than a brand’s own posts. But where does the boundary lie between voluntary and employer-mandated posting?

HR not collecting enough data to understand employees

Most companies (67%) don't gather enough meaningful data to understand employee engagement and performance, research by XpertHR has found.

What you need to know before buying global mobility technology

By now, it’s no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has facilitated a widespread digital transformation.

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Workplace monitoring on the rise

More than a quarter of UK workers have said that monitoring and surveillance at work has increased since Covid.

2021 was the year of magic for HR

Do you believe in magic? I’m sorry in advance to anyone I bump into during the next few months as I will bore you to tears with just how fantastic and amazing the HR Excellence Awards 2021 were.

Data-driven management in the hybrid workplace

Hybrid working is becoming the norm for many people through an increasing reliance on technologies like Microsoft Teams. As of the end of July 2021, Microsoft reported over 250 million daily users of...

It’s time for HR professionals to ramp up cyber awareness

The last 18 months or so have been challenging for a multitude of sectors. The pandemic has seen remote work shift from being marginalised, through normalised and now popularised. In fact, it is now...

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Assistive technologies can level the employment playing field for disabled people

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology published a report into accessible employment for disabled individuals over the summer.

Metaverse: the virtual reality for work revolution starts here

Facebook has announced that it is hiring 10,000 people to build its contribution to the 'metaverse'. Put simply, this is a digital world that mirrors and augments our own, accessed using a virtual...

UK workers believe AI offers better career support than people

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK workers said AI or 'robots' give them better support for their careers than people do, as they feel unheard by their employers.

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