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Artificial Intelligence – The Future of HR?

By Gillian Pillans 18th September 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the hot technology in HR. These days, it’s almost impossible to find an HR technology vendor who doesn’t claim their product is ‘powered by AI’. However, when it comes to applying AI to the messy business of managing the relationship between human beings and their employer, what’s the role of AI? Should we in HR see it as an existential threat or an opportunity to get the machines to take care of routine, repetitive work, while we focus on adding value to the business? To what extent will AI shape how we view the purpose and role of HR?

Coaching and Mentoring…Getting the returns you need!

By Rob Field 10th September 2018

In organisations today, change is constant, rapid and relentless, and developing talent is critical to business success. Coaching and mentoring have a key role to play in the learning and development requirements of today's organisations.  However, although the terms are often used interchangeably, they describe very different practices.

Can HR Close the Gender Pay Gap?

By Carmen von Rohr 7th August 2018

The gender pay gap has captured headlines in recent months in part because of new legal requirements in the UK, effective April 2018, which require private, public, and voluntary sector companies with 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap data. This increased attention is likely to drive discussions and questions in workplaces across the UK, including your own. Is your HR team prepared for tough questions about the gender pay gap at your company? Do you understand its causes and does your company have a plan in place to close the gap?

What is the Future of Resourcing?

By Steve Girdler 3rd August 2018

The resourcing landscape has always been complicated, with even the most experienced HR departments still struggling to pinpoint the perfect hiring process. 2018 is showing no signs of simplifying. The constantly growing set of hiring tools, technologies and techniques available can both help and hinder recruitment efforts. Fierce competition for global talent is putting more pressure on companies to be seen in all of the right places, in order to compete in the market.