Why HR should get social

It’s probably fair to say that some in the HR profession have been a bit slow to appreciate the value that active use of social media tools could add to their role. If anything, the over-riding reaction seems to have […]

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A more social way of working?

The death of internal email and its replacement by social collaboration tools has been the subject of discussion at several meetings I’ve been to over the past few weeks. A significant number of companies, it seems, are following a similar […]

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How HR can improve its PR?

HR folk have been licking their wounds this week after getting a bit of a bad press from their management colleagues.  A KPMG/Economist Intelligence Unit survey said HR people weren’t forward-looking enough, were too immersed in the day-to-day tactical stuff […]

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Time for a rethink on HR?

Uncomfortable reading for HR people this week in the shape of new research which shows they are largely viewed as ineffective and not fast or flexible enough to adapt their strategies to the changing world of work. This serious ‘image’ […]

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Making the case for HR Software

There was a real buzz at Olympia this week as HR people descended in their droves on the CIPD’s annual HR Software Show.  SMEs were well represented among the throng – and it was clear from the conversations and presentations […]

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