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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.

Overshare? Majority of HR think LinkedIn is no place for personal life

An HR magazine poll has found that a majority (76%) of professionals in the HR community think people should refrain from sharing details about their personal lives on LinkedIn.

KPMG: experimental HR brings the most value to businesses

The HR leaders bringing the most strategic value to their organisations are those ripping up the rulebook, according to a new report from KPMG.

Putting people on the analytics map, part two

People analytics has been around for decades, but HR has yet to fully tap into its bounty. In this month's cover story, Beau Jackson finds out what’s holding them back.

Putting people on the analytics map, part one

People analytics has been around for decades, but HR has yet to fully tap into its bounty. In this month's cover story, Beau Jackson finds out what’s holding them back.

Laying the foundation for a workplace that works for all

While every individual and organisation has faced unique hurdles in the last 18 months, there are common learnings that can help us all move forward and build a better future of work.

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People analytics: what decisions should HR be making?

HR should bring data to every decision. This does not mean every decision should only be driven by data – but every decision should be informed by data.

What to do about employees’ offensive social media posts

Following England’s disappointing Euro 2020 final defeat, social media has seen a torrent of racial abuse aimed at Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. This has been accompanied by a growing...

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