The hybrid working conundrum

More and more companies are moving to hybrid working, not as a well thought out plan, but as an outcome of the pandemic. What does it mean for HR leaders caught in the cross-hairs between workers seeking change, and management teams with their heads in the sand? It...

Are you reading the right stuff to progress your career?

4-minute read What types of things should you be reading to broaden your knowledge on business subjects with an aim of progressing your career opportunities? Update your reading list here! Ever notice the back wall? We’ve all been on a Skype, Zoom or Teams web...

HR Chatbots

3-minute read Chatbots are fast becoming key workers in workforce recruitment and management, and this is why How we choose to communicate changes over time Remember when people used to pick up a phone receiver to make a call? That era has well and truly been lost to...

Digital Evolution in Talent

2-minute read Every aspect of business activity has been touched by digital transformation. What has it meant for the talent discipline so far? And what happens next? The digitalization story so far… Think back a couple of years and you’d probably not notice a great...

How AI can mitigate virtual recruitment risk

4-minute read Artificial Intelligence (i.e. intelligence demonstrated by machines rather than humans) is the most Not a new story, but a news story AI isn’t all that new: it goes way back to the 1950s when Alan Turing invested in tests based on natural language...

Using SoW contracts to drive your pandemic recovery plan

4-minute read Hiring Managers are turning to Statement-of-Work contracts to maximize their job outcomes. Why? And what are the implications of adopting them in your talent strategy? Statement-of-Work contracts place a focus on work outcomes, not hours worked A...

Jobs lost or created because of COVID-19—and why

4-minute read Facts on the impacts of COVID-19 on the world of work Pandemic-related job losses around the world The 2020 pandemic is destroying livelihoods around the globe. According to the United Nations Labor Agency some 1.6 billion people employed in the informal...

The Home Working Revolution

6-minute read The advantages to your business of moving to a flexible home workforce—and the mid-term challenges facing talent leaders in 2021 How a Pandemic Changed the World of Work COVID-19 proved to be an unstoppable juggernaut in 2020 and the lock-down measures...

Meet the home workers that never go to work

Computer coders, digital marketers, accountants, leaders of tech startups, management consultants, market researchers, analysts—just some of the roles that long term home workers hold. These are the roles of just some of the community of people I work with on a daily...

Is a frenzy for SaaS and RPA tools distracting you from your digital transformation?

Is an enterprise SaaS and robot frenzy distracting you from true progress in your digital transformation? Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork? Stanislaw Jerzy LecIs It’s a funny thing. When leadership teams get wrapped up in software app selection...