Cath Everett

Cath Everett

About Cath Everett

Cath has been a journalist and editor for more than 20 years, specialising in HR and technology issues.

Don’t believe the gig economy hype, says Matthew Taylor

24 Apr 2018

The view that full-time employment is in retreat and will be subsumed by the gig economy is not borne out...

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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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Why engaging staff is about more than funky furniture and ‘faux fun’

17 Oct 2017

Forget office slides and ping pong tables, employee engagement should be nurtured via long-term enrichment, according to the founder of...

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Could an organisation work on a completely remote basis?

23 Aug 2017

Most employers now embrace some form of flexible and remote working, but self-publishing company Reedsy has taken this to the...

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Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

25 Jul 2017

Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people...

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Swipe right for the best candidate? Recruitment enters the Tinder age

14 Jul 2017

Recruitment systems are evolving so candidates can use artificial intelligence to match themselves to roles in a similar way they...

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HR tech: Virtual reality gives candidates a feel for culture at PwC

1 Jun 2017

Could a virtual reality tour give candidates a better feel for an organisation’s culture before they apply? Cath Everett looks...

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Automatic for the people: how HR brings robots and humans together

13 Apr 2017

There have been numerous predictions about the impact of automation on certain jobs, but it need not all be bad...

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Recruitment data: Is this the dawn of the biometric CV?

21 Feb 2017

Wearable devices already measure metrics such as step count and heart rate. But could data generated from personal technology be...

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Kronos CEO Aron Ain: “Management is not a spectator sport”

17 Feb 2017

He’s one of the highest rated CEO’s on Glassdoor and engagement scores have shot up at his company. What can...

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Workplace by Facebook: will platform familiarity spell success for business social network?

13 Oct 2016

Industry watchers are divided as to whether Facebook’s new “Workplace social network for business” will prove a hit in the...

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Tech to tackle temptation to tinker travel expenses

7 Oct 2016

Although no one truly knows the full extent of fraud, it is estimated that it costs the country as much...

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Scaled Networks: cutting out the middle men in recruitment?

12 Aug 2016

There’s a general consensus that the amount of people who freelance, work part-time or take unguaranteed shift work is on...

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Gamification in recruitment: psychometric selection for more diverse talent

1 Aug 2016

As companies endeavour to attract candidates with the right skills, Cath Everett looks at how gamification is helping recruiters select...

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Does the rise of artificial intelligence mean the death of the recruiter?

19 Jul 2016

Recruitment is a prime candidate for automation through artificial intelligence and machine learning, but what does this mean for the...

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