Technology

Right to work digital ID check providers chosen

The UK government has made the Post Office and identity verification platform Yoti the first certified digital identity service providers (IDSP) to carry out right to work checks across the country.

AI used as a training tool to help improve employee pitches

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used by sales firm Bigtincan as a training tool to help employees improve presentation skills.

Are CVs the best way to assess candidates?

Most firms still use CVs as the main way of screening candidates, but almost the same number have considered cutting them out completely.

Technology is not the solution to a bad culture

Employee engagement specialist Matt Phelan, co-founder and co-CEO of The Happiness Index, warns technology can never right the wrongs of a bad culture.

HR services failing to make software mobile-friendly

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

Micro-experiences in digital recruiting

Most organisations know that they are operating in the experience economy - their success no longer rests purely on maximising transactions, but is dependent on how those transactions are delivered.

UK productivity among the lowest of the G7, finds ONS

Output per hour worked by UK employees is among the lowest of all the G7 countries, according to new data published by the ONS.

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.

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.

Office vs home – how technology can prevent employee divide

Technology – love it or loathe it, there can be no question that it’s enabled the world of work to continue with some sense of normality over the course of the pandemic.

Government must protect vulnerable workers from digital revolution

MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.

Creativity or development? Hybrid work plans depend on aims

Speaking at the opening keynote on day 2 of the CIPD’s Festival of Work Carl Benedikt Frey, director of the Future of Work programme at Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, argued that place is...