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Do social networks increase exposure to sexual harassment claims?

There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment...

"Intelligent assistants" similar to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant could do the legwork in finding the best candidatesBritta Pedersen/DPA/PA Images

Could an ‘intelligent assistant’ help you hire the best candidate?

10 Jan 2018

Predictive algorithms, machine learning and Alexa-like ‘intelligent assistants’ will revolutionise recruitment, says Dr Achim Preuss.
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Why robots should ‘report to’ HR

8 Jan 2018

As artificial intelligence in the workplace evolves, shouldn't HR be taking more responsibility for developments?

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The rising national living wage could accelerate the automation of routine roles

Rising national living wage puts routine jobs at risk of automation

4 Jan 2018

The rising national living wage could leave some routine jobs at risk of automation, according to a report by the...

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Could technology help to reduce conflict at work?

19 Dec 2017

Conflicts at work cost money, but also damage engagement and productivity. Could an app where employees book time to talk...

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HR tech customers increasingly approach suppliers with a list of 'wants', rather than trying to fit around the technology

HR Tech: Why customers should be at the centre of every software investment

8 Dec 2017

Workday’s VP of product strategy for EMEA, Mark Judd, used to be one of the cloud-based software vendor’s customers. Now...

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Private sector strike days jump 80%

4 Dec 2017

The number of working days lost to strike action in the private sector has increased by 80% in a year,...

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Wellbeing technology in the workplace: a guide

30 Nov 2017

In the first part of a new major series on wellbeing technology in the workplace, Stephen Haynes outlines the range...

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Government commits to skills and training in Industrial Strategy paper

27 Nov 2017

The Government has today released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.
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Award for Excellence in Learning and Development flows to Anglian Water

25 Nov 2017

A successful transformation strategy helped the water supplier make a splash in this category, but the runners-up offered formidable opposition....

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SAP’s app helps win Award for Excellence in HR through Technology

24 Nov 2017

With digital transformation high on the agenda, one of the most hotly contested categories in the Personnel Today Awards is...

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Robot Vera won the coveted grand prize and EU10,000 for its AI recruitment robot.

HR Tech World start-up stage: Who made the grade?

21 Nov 2017

One of the most hotly anticipated elements of the HR Tech World conference series – now known as Unleash –...

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Digital transformation: How can HR help to make this a reality?

17 Nov 2017

Organisations seem intent on achieving digital transformation and HR should be front and centre of these efforts. But how far...

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Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

16 Nov 2017

Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all...

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Baroness Martha Lane Fox believes getting up to speed with technology is key to success for HR professionals

CIPD 2017: What you might have missed in Manchester

16 Nov 2017

Enjoying working with people is no longer a good enough reason to be in HR, according to Peter Cheese, CEO...

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