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As a Human Resources professional, I often find solace in Anthropology; the study and understanding of humanity’s past to uncover and guide our future. It’s somewhat easy to see why as I carve a career into a business profession that has witnessed arguably the largest evolution of all in such …

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In 2016 we conducted our third HR Realities survey in partnership with HRN, the organisers of HR Tech World. One of the interesting and unexpected results of the survey was how it highlighted the challenges of being a “decentralised” HR function – especially in relation to their experience of HR …

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It’s that time of year again—HR Tech World is in full preparations for our flagship Amsterdam show on October 24-25, which will be our largest yet.

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People Analytics is one of the most talked about disciplines within HR. Interest in the subject continues to soar, adoption levels are on the rise and in my experience at least, people analytics is increasingly acknowledged as a core element of HR’s response to the challenge (and opportunity) presented by …

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  Julie is nervous about her forthcoming meeting with the executive board. As HR director of her company, she noticed a significant dip in employee engagement right around the annual performance appraisal period. She goes into the meeting armed with her engagement data and a proposal to change the current …

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Last month, I wrote on what not to miss at HR Tech World in San Francisco. And, I didn’t! And, I learned a lot. My overall lessons learned — Lesson 1: Unleash, disruption, and people aspects are more important than the technology. Lesson 2: People Analytics sessions were the most …

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The next time you’re recruiting new talent for your company, you might be evaluating them through a game they play on their phones. Gamification is a relatively new trend in the HR industry. Since traditional interviews are getting boring, however, we’re always open for something new to explore.   Have …

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“The future has an ancient heart” – attending HR Tech World San Francisco on 14-15 June 2017 brought this quote back to my mind as it perfectly describes my sentiment after listening to many speakers and participating in many conversations.   All the key learnings (as superbly summarized by David Green) lead to …

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Are you a NextGen Chief Learning Officer? If yes, then you probably have one of the most exciting jobs in the industry today. While organizations frantically try to come to terms with disruption all around them, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in the enterprise is going to take the center …

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HR Tech World San Francisco

I couldn’t make it to the inaugural HR Tech World San Francisco. But despite the FOMO I kept up with the insights shared via social media. So for others that couldn’t get there, or those that are but couldn’t be in several places at once, I have curated as many …

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Veni, vidi, vici…   Like a latter day Julius Caesar, Marc Coleman and his HR Tech World garrison came, saw and conquered the US with a rambunctious inaugural HR Tech World in San Francisco on 14-15 June.   HRN’s unique blend of inspirational speakers, fabulous production, a terrific choice of …

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Compliance is often a topic of discussion for many of our customers, but one compliance item that hasn’t quite made it onto everyone’s radar just yet is The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) –  a major piece of legislation out of the European Union (EU) that could severely impact your …

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