Artificial intelligence

UNLEASH 2019: Engagement and team agility to be explored

The role technology can play in driving more efficient and rewarding work will be a key theme at next week’s...

Staff ‘sabotaging’ robot co-workers, study finds

30 Sep 2019

Employees are “sabotaging” robots in their workplaces because of fears they will replace their jobs, researchers have found.
According to...

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PeopleScout launches award-winning Affinix product in Europe

30 Sep 2019

PeopleScout, the world largest recruitment process outsourcing provider has launched the award-winning Affinix platform in Europe.
Affinix was showcased at...

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Workers optimistic about automation but demand more training

16 Sep 2019

More than two-thirds of UK workers think technological changes will increase demand for human work over the next three years...

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Automation and AI: how it will actually affect the workplace

5 Sep 2019

Is there any consensus over the effects of the spread of AI over the next few years and is HR well placed to play its part in reshaping the workforce?

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Automation and AI: Brian Kropp on cost savings, ethics and inequality

5 Sep 2019

Alongside Adam McCulloch’s in-depth report into the impact of AI and automation on the workplace, Brian Kropp, group vice president,...

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Automation and AI: HR directors must keep a finger on machine learning

5 Sep 2019

Using AI to recruit and retain employees is hugely advantageous in terms of establishing a holistic and cost-effective process, but it's vital that HR directors should retain full control.

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Can an algorithm eradicate bias in our decision making?

29 Aug 2019

It's tempting to assume that artificial intelligence and machine learning can ensure HR's decisions in key areas such as recruitment and performance management are completely unbiased. But there are still vulnerabilities

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NHS to accelerate roll-out of artificial intelligence

8 Aug 2019

The NHS in England will create a national artificial intelligence laboratory to improve care and free up the time of medics so they can spend more time with patients.

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Digitising HR records: the first steps towards intelligent automation (webinar)

7 Aug 2019

ON-DEMAND | Find out how West Midlands Ambulance Service digitised its HR records as the first step in a journey towards intelligent automation...

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Automation could widen gender pay gap

16 Jul 2019

There is a risk that automation in the workplace will widen the gender pay gap and increase inequality, an in-depth study has found.

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HR outsourcing (HRO) in depth guide

An in-depth guide to HRO: How is HR outsourcing changing? 

15 Jul 2019

HR outsourcing (HRO) has matured. Once little more than a cost-cutting exercise, outsourcing your HR – or specialisms within it...

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Think tank urges retraining pledge as automation transforms communities

3 Jul 2019

A report from right-leaning think tank Onward has urged the next prime minister to introduce a retraining tax credit to...

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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

2 Jul 2019

A recent ECJ case means employers will need to more closely track employee time at work. But when does concern over employees' wellbeing turn into spying on them?

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‘HR held back by failure to use data effectively’

28 Jun 2019

Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.

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