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12 Sep 2013

HR professionals could make more effective use of data, an industry expert has claimed. 

Writing for HR Magazine, director of the workforce effectiveness centre at the Work Foundation Stephen Bevan said better use of information...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

26 Aug 2013

A significant number of businesses plan to make changes to their HR structure in the near future, new research has revealed. 

A survey of companies carried out professional services firm Towers Watson found 36 per cent expect to...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

21 Aug 2013

Big data has received a considerable amount of attention from the business world in recent years and companies are keen to take advantage of the vast quantities of information that are now accessible. 

However, leaders in the HR...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

07 Aug 2013

Interim HR professionals should "get on" with being strategic rather than simply talking about it. 

This is according to the editor of HR Magazine, who has called on human resources as a whole to demonstrate its relevance to the...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

31 Jul 2013

HR managers should foster innovation in their company by encouraging employees to take risks, according to KPMG.

The organisation has published a report that highlights the need for UK businesses to adopt new ways of operating if...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

30 Jun 2013

Change management programmes have struggled to be implemented successfully over the past couple of years.

The main issue, according to the chief executive officer of Bestoutcome David Walton, is that boards typically delegate...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

23 Jun 2013

The way that change is enacted, rather than the change itself, is often why a major restructuring or the rollout of new systems can create doubt and uncertainty within organisations.

This is the opinion of Martin Tiplady, former...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

27 Mar 2013

HR experts are concerned that many businesses are neglecting employee engagement as they focus on cutting costs and promoting efficiency.

Linda Holbeche, HR adviser and author, told Personnel Today that the recent drive to align...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

19 Feb 2013

A new book advising employees on how to deal with change management has been published by research company Prosci.

The book, which is the third edition of the Employee's Survival Guide to Change, is designed to help workers...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

07 Feb 2013

Attempting to control social media will leave employers tilting at windmills and is a fundamentally flawed approach to a growing issues, according to Shell's chief HR and corporate officer Hugh Mitchell. Speaking to HR...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources