Posts in Future of Work
What are the Skills HR Professionals Need to Develop?

The Human Resources profession needs to change. It must become more digital and analytical to deliver greater business value. The digital age has brought with it sweeping changes to the way that employees and workers interact with each other, the way that work itself gets done. In this weeks episode of the Digital HR Leaders podcast David Green speaks to Jill Larsen, the CHRO of Medidata. In this extract taken from their conversation, Jill and David discuss a topic dear to all of our hearts and that’s the changing nature of HR skills and in particular the skills and capabilities that as a Chief People Officer she looks for in her HR function to support the changing landscape of HR.

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How can AI be used to Reduce Bias in Recruitment?

Unconscious bias is a huge problem in the workplace, especially in areas like recruitment, promotion, and performance management as well as being a major barrier in efforts to improve diversity and inclusion. Whilst training and awareness can help, as humans we have inherent unconscious biases. So how can technology, data and science help? In this weeks episode of the Digital HR Leaders podcast we spoke to Frida Polli the CEO and founder of Pymetrics, In this extract taken from their conversation Frida talks about the ways that AI and machine learning can help reduce bias in recruitment.

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Five Steps to Crafting Your Perfect Role

Hanadi El Sayyed discusses the impact job crafting can have on self fulfilment, job satisfaction and whether employees feel they’re carrying out meaningful work. For organisations keen on creating workplace environments where employees thrive and  perform at their best, job crafting is a powerful tool for employee engagement and wellness if implemented and managed effectively. 

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Is HR Ready for the Future of Work?

In a research study conducted by Florian Fleischmann, Maximilian Tallgauer & Prof. Dr. Marion Festing, more than 120,000 HR job postings from nine countries have been leveraged to evaluate how HR departments are adapting to the changing business environment. The results reveal a lot about the challenges HR should address to lead the digital transformation.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of June 2019

In his monthly round-up of data-driven HR articles for June, David features case studies from Microsoft, Spotify and HSBC as well as insightful articles on how people analytics is helping shape initiatives around culture, employee experience, transformation and innovation. There’s also a special on the growth of AI in HR and featured authors include Laszlo Bock, Dave Ulrich, Dawn Klinghoffer, Katarina Berg, Lexy Martin and Thomas Rasmussen.

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How can HR support Business Disruption?

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, David Green speaks with Nick Holley, Director of Learning at the CRF. Nick has extensive experience, not only in researching key trends in HR, he also works with major global businesses and has a background in senior HR roles as a partner at Arthur Andersen and a Director of Global People Development at Vodafone.

In this extract from our discussion, Nick and I discuss how HR can support the Business when it comes to organisational development and disruption in the business itself. If you’re interested in learning more about how HR can become more business relevant, then I urge you to watch this video with Nick.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of May 2019

In his round-up of the best data-driven HR and people analytics articles for May, David features a slew of articles on how data can help understand, shape and improve employee experience. Articles are also featured on how people data can support initiatives around leadership, organisational development, learning and performance. There’s also a special on the increased use of AI in HR and the ramifications, and guidance on how to build and scale a people analytics function.

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The Need for Continuous Reskilling: It's Time for HR to Act

In this article, Ian Bailie looks at the topics of continuous reskilling and lifelong learning. He suggests that there is a real opportunity for HR to take a lead in enabling companies to promote a strategy that provides transparency on the skills of its workforce, invests in the development of its people, provides workers with visibility into potential career paths and the skills they should develop, and where there is an equal focus on developing internal talent through both training and experiential or project-based learning as there is in hiring external talent.

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What is AI and how is it Impacting Recruiting?

In the myHRfuture online training course, An Introduction to AI in HR and the Future of Work, Ian Bailie discusses how Artificial Intelligence is disrupting HR. In this blog post, he talks through the four areas of recruitment where AI is having the most impact, and how this is changing the way that organisations will recruit candidates in the future.

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10 reflections from the Wharton People Analytics Conference

David provides his reflections on the recent Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, which featured the likes of Richard Thaler, Allyson Felix, Marcus Buckingham and Deloitte's CEO Cathy Engelbert along with the Wharton team of Adam Grant, Cade Massey and Laura Zarrow. The topics covered in Philadelphia were diverse with three themes coming to the fore: Diversity and Inclusion, Organisational Network Analysis and Nudges.

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