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How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

By Business, HR Software, Human Resources, Management

Needless to say, digital transformation is all about people. It’s easy to think it’s solely tech-focused, and therefore should belong to the savvy Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and their trustworthy IT teams, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it should always fall to them to push the project forward. In truth, it can be up to any individual in the business who can project manage from start to finish – and anyone who is a stakeholder in the value-derived from digital transformation – especially HR teams. Digital transformation might be an incremental change – like the introduction of a new communication…

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10 questions to ask in an HR software demo

10 questions to ask in an HR software demo

By HR Software, Human Resources, Software

You’ve taken the plunge and are finally ready to choose an HR platform to better manage your people. But in a competitive market, how are you going to identify the best option for your company? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back, with 10 questions you need to ask in an HR software demo… What is the history behind the business? This may seem like an obvious one, but it’s important to get to know the company you’re considering. Details like when it was set up and why, the experience of key stakeholders, and how many clients it has can all…

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employee health and wellbeing

Employee health and wellbeing in 2022 and beyond: a Q&A with the CEO and Co-Founder of Heka

By Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Human Resources

After one of the most turbulent years in this generation’s history, hopeful HR leaders have begun 2022 seeking calmer waters for their profession, their businesses and importantly, their people. While the world of work has undoubtedly changed for good, the people profession has had to evolve too. As businesses the world over experienced seismic shifts in perspective and priorities, HR teams led the charge in championing the human element of work to effectively balance productivity with employee engagement, satisfaction and happiness at a time that saw us more separated than ever. As how we work continues to change, attitudes towards…

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future of work

Ask an expert: The future of work according to Kate Marston

By Culture, Human Resources

After one of the most turbulent years in this generation’s history, hopeful HR leaders embarked on a journey in 2021 seeking calmer waters for their profession, their businesses and importantly, their people. While the world of work changed for good, the people profession had to evolve too. As businesses the world over experienced seismic shifts in perspective and priorities, HR teams led the charge in championing the human element of work to effectively balance productivity with employee engagement, satisfaction and happiness at a time that saw us more separated than ever. 2021 was a whirlwind for HR. It’s fair to…

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future of HR

3 ways to prepare for the future of HR

By HR Software, Human Resources, Technology

The traditional HR department was largely a by-product of years gone by. Think factories needing supervisors to ensure performance standards, the birth of trade and labour unions demanding employee welfare and the surge in legislation protecting all workers; the role of HR has, for the most part, remained relatively stable for decades. And yet, the events of the last two years have turned the people profession on its head. As HR and leaders navigated the overnight transition to remote work, digitisation of the department was taken off the back burner and brought to the force. In this digital age, HR…

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