AI voice cloning is an ‘industrial scale’ threat to business

HR experts have warned that businesses are at risk from widespread AI scams in 2024.

Head of AI roles tripled since 2018

Head of AI positions have tripled globally in the last five years, while job posts mentioning AI have more than doubled (2.3x) in the UK in the last two years, according to new research from...

Labour shortage persists as employers turn to AI

The CIPD’s labour market outlook found 41% of employers are struggling to fill vacancies, with 24% planning to use automation to address them.

Asking if AI is smarter than us is the wrong approach

Daniel Susskind, economist and author of A World Without Work, said AI is not able to be creative, empathetic, or use gut feeling, but it can make better judgement calls than humans.

What you may have missed from day one of CIPD Ace 2023

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference (Ace) this week. Here’s what we learned on day one.  

AI will end all jobs, Elon Musk says

Speaking at Bletchley Park AI summit last week (2 November) technology billionaire Elon Musk said no one will have to work once AI is fully developed.

Ryanair social media manager resigns over company culture

Michael Corcoran, who built Ryanair’s sarcastic social media brand, alleged that the airline has a toxic culture which led him to resign.

AI Summit needs to address ‘here and now’ threats, TUC says

Rishi Sunak has promised the AI Summit (1-2 November) at Bletchley Park will address future threats from AI, but workers' rights organisations have called the event a missed opportunity to face...

Rishi Sunak says AI is a ‘co-pilot’ rather than risk to jobs

In a speech yesterday (26 October) on the future of AI, prime minister Rishi Sunak said AI at work should be considered a ‘co-pilot’ rather than a risk to jobs.

Best of HR Books: October 2023

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

AI regulations: How can HR get ahead?

The next frontier in HR technology is AI regulation, according to John Rood, founder of compliance platform Proceptual.

Why we need a new model for HR, part five

The story (almost) concludes - HR 3.0 Part 5: systems designers and people operations.