Data

Employers failing to use data for future workforce planning

Less than half (46%) of employers use data to identify skills gaps in their organisation, according to a new report by the CIPD and Omni.

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.

HR risks tech overload following pandemic software surge

An increase in the number of digital tools used by businesses for people-related tasks is causing discord among employees and putting HR at risk of overload.

Balancing safety guidance and privacy law in vaccination status

Employers risk breaking the law as they respond to UK government guidance about policing staff vaccination.

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.

Brits exploit dating apps to find new career opportunities

One in ten UK employees use dating apps and websites such as Tinder, Bumble and Plenty of Fish exclusively for networking or finding new employment.

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.

HR now more trusted to provide data insights

Organisational trust and appreciation for HR insights is showing signs of improvement, as research finds that executives value the data HR can bring to the business

Philips’ Toby Culshaw: Data use is an ethical minefield

Data creates limitless opportunities so long as HR knows how to use it properly

HR stretching itself too thin research finds

The HR function must become more strategic and less apologetic, according to LACE Partners

Employees unaware of messaging app security risks

A third (33%) of employees have sent customer information via new communication platforms, suggesting a lack of awareness of security risks, research finds