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A few weeks ago I took part in a panel session on the subject of The Digital Workplace organised by Sydney University. During that event I asked the sixty or so people in the audience the following question: If your organisation had clear and transparent policies, you had agreed your …

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How many days have you started with grand plans for all the major things you’d like to achieve, only to get to the end of the day and find your focus evaporated, sucked up by the sponge of daily activities?   It’s a challenge we all face, the expectation and …

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In today’s increasingly transparent job market, smart companies are turning the tables on their talent acquisition strategy. Rather than focusing their efforts outwards they’re focusing inward. Websites like Glassdoor and Indeed give job seekers a window into what it’s actually like to work in a company. Top talent are no …

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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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No one stages a show on HR and the Future of Work quite like Marc Coleman, Peter Russell, Rita Vass and the HRN team, and once again the confluence of superb speakers, eye-catching visuals and booming electronic dance music created a heady mix at London’s ExCeL arena.   Here are …

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So here we are…the end of the 2nd Day at HR Tech World. We’ve had an incredible 2 days at the show and we’ll be digesting the discussions and exchanges that took place here for a while to come. And just like yesterday, here’s a brief summary of some of …

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Of all the emerging technologies, blockchain is the least exciting as a technology, but potentially the most impactful on society.  Blockchain doesn’t converse with you, it won’t 3D print your house or cut out your kidney stones with precision while the surgeon has a cup of tea. In terms of …

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The main theme of the HR Tech World conference in London will be the Future Of Work.   This is an obvious focus: with the advent of robots and AI, employees seeing the world around them changing and asking the enterprise to change too to support their succès, the need …

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Fosway Group is currently releasing its research into the HR Realities in Europe 2016-17, created in association with HRN. The 3-part series follows the changing landscape of HR in Europe along with the situations affecting the global market and rising changes and innovations in technology. Fosway will be at HR …

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Our old way of seeing the world has run out of steam. Our confidence in our institutions is at rock bottom. Our overarching stories looking tired and out of date. Trump, Brexit, global warming, and the imminent impact of automation and AI are all challenging some deeply held assumptions about …

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Faye Holland, Founder and Director of Cofinitive, is our disruptHR blogger and will be MC’ing the disruptHR competition at HR Tech World London, 21-22 March 2017.   The HR Tech industry shows no sign of slowing down in 2017, and nor should it. Despite any fears of more me-too entrants …

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The rise of a shared economy, freelancing, independent contracting and knowledge-intensive career has helped to spur the popularity of co-working spaces. Sure, we all enjoy the convenience of working from home–but, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. It can feel isolating when you work alone for extended periods …

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