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What a great start to the HR technology calendar! Never has a subject or a domain been so popular and 2017 promises to be a great year for our industry if the first HR Tech World of the year in London last week was any indication. And we still have …

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The subject of “recruiters being replaced by algorithms” is a hot topic of debate, and hype, in our industry right now. Check out this article by Matt Jeffery from SAP on ERE. The comment stream alone shows you the level of passion on both sides of the debate. Those pro …

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So I’m starting my first blog from the #HRTechEurope conference by shooting straight to the end – or should I say the last session – Management 2.0: Business Strategy for the C21st Organisation by Gary Hamel. I must admit, I’m a bit of a fanboy and I think he is …

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Back in November I blogged about the biggest language and personality study ever undertaken and the fact that researchers confirmed they were able to assess your personality by scanning your Facebook likes and status updates. At the time, the research findings got very little coverage and those that did hear about it were …

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HR Tech Europe – Expectations. So, the sun is out (eventually!) and in less than a week I shall be attending the HRTech Spring Warm up conference in London on the 27th March at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre in Westminster. I’m no stranger to the HRTech organisation and conferences, …

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Following my recent rant about HR’s ignorance around the power of the social, and unstructured content – “all that crap on Facebook and twitter” to the as yet uninitiated – I figured it would be useful to share some specific examples. So, over the next few posts I’m going to feature three …

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Now that I’m back in Blighty after attending the HR Tech Europe Conference in Europe, and I’m just reflecting on what I saw. I found both buzzing experiences although there were a few stark differences between the two. Amsterdam was a sea of men in suits, a stock photographers dream for those …

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In years to come, when we look back and reflect on the impact of the social era, there will be a number of things that we will strongly identify with this period that changed the way we looked at the world forever. And for me, one of those things will …

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And as if by magic..! Literally two days after my last blog on this site – It’s Time to measure engagement in #realtime, this article appears talking about the new partnership between Yammer and Kanjoya Crane, which will provide yammer clients with real time sentiment analysis of their employee conversations. …

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If we strip away some of the hype and mystery surrounding social media and the emerging social technology landscape, you will see two core elements that in my view are the two fundamental building blocks: Real time communication and Collaboration Look around and you see these elements as key drivers …

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Earlier this year I was involved in a conversation on LinkedIn about employee surveys. Someone was asking how to implement them and who they should use. My answer (which led me on a completely unexpected journey which I’ll come to in a minute)? Don’t bother. No seriously, bear with me. …

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