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Denis Barnard

Three fundamental laws of HR technology

Three tech rules for HR

Thanks to the popularity of ‘I, Robot’, many of us are now familiar with Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics* I would like to propose Three Fundamental Laws of HR Technology: Let’s be brutally honest; 2018 isn’t the year that managements and HR woke up to the fact that we need information. More like 1998 […]

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Paper: Why HR needs to move on

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Paper – it used to be the lifeblood of organisations, now it’s become more of a nuisance, with a lot of HR time wasted in chasing it around, as many their processes are driven by authorisation. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy for smaller organisations to dispense with it, but today’s affordable Cloud-based HR systems can […]

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What should HR be responsible for?

HR is all things to all people, and it is rare to find the HR function in two different organisations sharing a common purpose. Due to a lot of ambiguity about the role, and its resulting low esteem posture, HR has historically – almost willingly – assumed charge of a lot of activities that are […]

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How to win budget approval for new HR software

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Denis Barnard, an expert in HR & Payroll software selection, helps us narrow down which factors can help you win budget approval for your new HR system. One of the perennial problems presenting to HR professionals is that of getting approval for new software. Whether you have a current system or are looking to secure […]

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