The notion amongst most HR professionals is that “staff are our biggest asset”, an obverse view from the cynics who could argue that “staff are our biggest risk”.
I spent last month immersed in the world of big data and, in keeping with this latest hype ride for the IT industry, I sought as many differing viewpoints as possible; probably driving to distraction my work colleagues, customers and people I networked with during that time…
Responsible for managing the services for some of our partially outsourced customers, my role has allowed me to spend time with UK employers to discover the real impact that the auto enrolment is having. This blog includes insight from one of the largest worldwide retailers, and the Salvation Army who offers advice on making your project a success.
My round up from the CIPP’s 2013 Annual Payroll and Pensions Conference and Exhibition held at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales last week. Whilst the conference is an excellent platform to learn about current issues and legislation, for me it’s often a case of filling in details and making sure my understanding is correct for the benefit of our customers.
Aberdeen Group’s latest research report “Talent Acquisition 2013: Adapt Your Strategy of Fail” warns that organisations who fail to review their recruitment strategy, processes and technology risk “jeopardising organisational growth and performance”.
With state legislation already passed for the driverless car in California and the introduction of Sebastian Thrun's online university - Udacity - offering the $100 MBA, what will HR requirements look like in 2018?