Artificial intelligence

Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Tech Provider of the Year shortlist

We profile the eight organisations shortlisted for the HR Tech Provider of the Year title.

WEF: Half of all work tasks to be automated

21 Oct 2020

Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 – but inequality will worsen as a result...

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RSA: UK should adopt France’s partial activity scheme

12 Oct 2020

The UK's response to the coronavirus job threat must take into account the risk of automation. Other countries have shown how UK schemes can be improved.

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Ballerina image in jobs campaign provokes Twitter storm

12 Oct 2020

Culture secretary calls viral, but old, careers advert 'crass'.

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AI and algorithms: Why the human touch is important

3 Sep 2020

The A-level results drama last month has placed a lot of attention on how algorithms are used in decision-making. As...

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Victory for campaigners in face recognition case is ‘cautionary tale’

19 Aug 2020

Organisations must absorb the lessons of verdict in South Wales Police case, when it comes to the use of AI and automation, argues HR director.

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Priti Patel

Home Office scraps ‘racist’ immigration algorithm

7 Aug 2020

AI tool was dismissed by campaigners as 'speedy boarding for white people'; Priti Patel pledges new visa system will consider 'unconscious bias'.

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We must harness technology to tackle unemployment

26 Jun 2020

With jobseekers facing uncertainty from a potential recession and increased automation, Ksenia Zheltoukhova argues that we must harness – rather...

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Has coronavirus accelerated the future of work?

3 Jun 2020

A recent McKinsey report suggests that there’s an overlap between those most vulnerable to losing their jobs to automation and...

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What will shape the managers of the future?

26 Mar 2020

Whether it’s having to manage unprecedented levels of remote working or the fact that increasing numbers of tasks are being...

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Stephen Fry to discuss humans’ adaptability at UNLEASH Spring 2020

5 Mar 2020

Author and comedian Stephen Fry will discuss how humans have adapted...

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Cornerstone to acquire Saba in $1.4bn deal

25 Feb 2020

HR software company Cornerstone OnDemand has announced it will acquire Saba in a deal worth almost $1.4 billion.
This is...

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Why is HR hiding from tech investment?

14 Feb 2020

While HR professionals are aware of why they should have a technology strategy and the benefits it can bring, many...

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Amsterdam

Netherlands top in Europe for automation readiness

17 Jan 2020

UK is fourth but workers are battling slow tech that is eroding productivity.

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British Airways and Nesta to headline Employee Benefits Connect 2020

15 Jan 2020

Air travel organisation British Airways and innovation foundation Nesta will deliver the two keynote sessions at Employee Benefits Connect 2020....

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