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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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HR Tech World Amsterdam is just a few short months away. If it’s anything like HR Tech World San Francisco, I can’t even begin to say how excited I am! Not only was I able to learn from some of the best, catch up with all of my amazing industry …

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HR technology too often fails to deliver an impact for organisations.   Of all the ratings in the HR Realities research, one of the most shocking is the inability of HR systems to deliver a positive impact. Across all HR silos, only 24% of customers report that their suppliers always …

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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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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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How does your experience of HR technology in your organisation compare with others?   Here is your chance to find out. We are pleased to announce that the HR Realities research is now open for its fifth year. It gives HR professionals across Europe and the rest of the world, …

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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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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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