What is Blockchain and How will it Impact HR?

What is blockchain, how can it be used in HR and how might blockchain be used to create an “Internet of Careers”. Learn the answers to all of those questions in this video and transcript from a conversation between David Green and the guest on this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast episode: Yvette Cameron, Founder and Principal Analyst at Next-Gen Insights. Yvette is a true expert in the HR technology space having previously been Global Head of Strategy at SAP SuccessFactors and Research Director of Human Capital Management technology at Gartner. Yvette is working closely with a number of HR technology companies to think about how blockchain could be used to revolutionise the situation around data ownership.

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What Makes a Good Talent Assessment?

Despite plenty of scientific evidence that shows that psychometric assessments are a better predictor of performance than most other talent assessment methods, there is still a lot of confusion, myths and misconceptions around the use of talent assessments to effectively identify and select talent. In our online training course How to Use Assessments for Talent Identification, globally renowned psychologist, author, and entrepreneur, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic helps us break down some of these myths and misconceptions. In our bite-sized learning video below, Tomas gives an overview of how we might determine what makes for a good assessment.

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How to be the CEO of a Culture First company

How do you create a Culture First company, and how do you measure your progress against a backdrop of greater employee expectations, rapid advances in technology and changing work models? Also, given the increasingly turbulent times in which we live, how do you adapt and evolve your company culture?

That’s the topic of this week’s podcast and this video clip from this week’s interview with Didier Elzinga, CEO and Founder of Culture Amp.

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What is the Effect of AI and Automation on HR?

There is a lot of hype around AI and HR, but what does it really mean for HR? How is the use of machine learning and other AI techniques impacting the vendor landscape and what are some of the main trends that HR will need to adopt to succeed in a world of digital transformation?

These were the topics that Ian Bailie discussed when he was invited recently to speak at the &NOW conference in Turkey in May. We have included the full video of his keynote presentation in this blog post as well as some of the key points from his talk.

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How to make HR more Evidence Based

With 69% of large organisations now having a people analytics team, interest in the topic has never been higher. But how do you actually drive business performance with people data and how can we make HR more evidence based?

The guest on this' week’s podcast is Edward Houghton, Head of Research and Thought Leadership at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, or the CIPD, where he has been the lead author on a number of landmark studies on analytics, measurement, metrics and impact evaluation. In the podcast we cover a number of topics, but one in particular that we focus on is the topic of evidence-based management, which is the topic of this article.

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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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How to Transform HR to be more Digital

We hear a lot about digital transformation in HR, but how do you achieve this in partnership with the business rather than in isolation? That’s the topic of this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast.

The guest on this week’s podcast is Sharon Doherty, Chief People Officer at Finastra who until recently spent nearly six years at Vodafone as Global Organisation and People Development Director, where she led Vodafone's approach to Organisational Effectiveness, Resourcing, Talent, Capability, Diversity and Inclusion and Digital Transformation across 30 markets

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Happy Employees: The Key Factor for Growing Business Value?

Over the last two years, together with over 30 clients, Volker Jacobs and the TI People have spent their time and effort exploring Employee Experience - how to define and manage it. They have created a definition, a concept for the management and deployment of Employee Experience, and the underpinning technology to roll it out at scale. Given the tangible impact that Employee Experience can have on a business and the employees, the TI-People are interested to learn more about Employee Experience in your organisation in 2019.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of April 2019

In his collection of data-driven articles from April, David highlights the 2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report as a sign that people analytics is entering a ‘Golden Age’. The Article of the Month sees Amit Mohindra compare the growth of people analytics to that of quantum physics in the first 30 years of the 20th Century. There are specials on behavioural economics and diversity as well as articles from the likes of Dave Ulrich, Jonathan Ferrar, Josh Bersin, Peter Cappelli and Laszlo Bock. Watch out too for case studies from Amazon, Google and Capital One.

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How can you scale People Analytics in a Global Organisation?

In his latest Expert Interview, David speaks to Guru Sethupathy, Head of People Analytics at Capital One, about his journey transforming and growing the People Analytics function. Guru shares some of the key learnings they have experienced over the past two years along with how and why you should you build a centre of excellence for People Analytics.

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