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Are you interested in selling your business? By now you’ve probably realised that it’s more than just the value of the business you have to consider. You’ve had hard working employees doing their best for you in recent years. You not only want to do what’s best for them, but …

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Like many other HR professionals and managers, you have probably read countless articles on how to measure employee performance, difference scales to use and the type of feedback you should give.

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First question: Why do companies exist and how do they win?   Starting a discussion about the Future of Work with an economics debate may seem odd, but indulge me if you will for a moment. The average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company in 1920 was 67 years and today …

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“Let’s say you create a self-improving AI to pick strawberries,” Elon Musk said, “and it gets better and better at picking strawberries and picks more and more and it is self-improving, so all it really wants to do is pick strawberries. So then it would have all the world be …

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Hiring the wrong candidate doesn’t just affect the hiring manager; it affects the company as a whole and the people that work hard to keep it afloat. If someone is not on board with the values and goals that your business wants to uphold, it can be detrimental. Bad hires …

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The workplace is far from a balanced and unbiased place for women. And there are movements to counteract the sexism that women face. For example, companies have finally started to focus on the gender pay gap and have moved forward to squash this element of sexism in the workplace. However, …

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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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  If you’ve ever wondered who thinks they get better customer service from their HR Tech suppliers – Cloud, On-Premise or Privately hosted customers – then the following results from the HR Realities Survey 2016-17 , conducted in association with HRN, will make interesting reading.  In every aspect of the customer …

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We are in an age when employers are waking up to the fact that pay and bonuses, while necessary, are only the basics that are needed to retain your workforce. To really inspire motivation, it is widely agreed by psychologists and experts (not to mention popularized in numerous TEDTalks) that …

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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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