Our recent research has highlighted that only 42% of respondents felt that technology would improve their companies' approach to diversity and inclusion. A further 45% were on the fence and thought there was a possibility it could have an impact, but they were not sure.
Is it just a fad that some politicians have found convenient to slap on a placard (or Facebook advert as is more likely the case these days), or is there some merit in a four-day-week?
A study by HR.com in 2018 published a stat that suggested that 46% of HR professionals believed they would be using AI to a high degree by 2023. That's not all that far away, and I wonder if many of you felt your HR team were on track to be making the most of everything that AI can offer?
Mindfulness and workplace wellbeing is so important nowadays as we all grapple with working from home. The team at Amiqus have some great processes in place to help their staff, no matter where they are, to feel part of the team.
There is a tinge of irony in the fact that the technology that has enabled much of the country to operate, in many cases more productively, from their home office, may also be the cause of many of the mental health issues we face.
However, in a positive twist, it may also become the solution.
The Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) scheme aims to boost the job prospects of over 250,000 people through support from 13,500 work coaches. Recent research carried out by Eden Scott, one of Scotland's leading recruitment agencies, highlighted the value HR professionals put on the softer skills when recruiting.
As many of us exist in a remote-working scenario, fielding calls and sending emails from the kitchen table what is happening about our training. For some, the need to adopt virtual reality training has become a necessity.
As if we’ve not got enough to deal with, it seems COVID-19 has provided hackers with the prime opportunity to scale up their attacks and increase the misery.
Amiqus ID have implemented an ambitious flexible working approach where they trust their employees to deliver while encouraging them to live a full life. Find out how they are achieving it.
Business Manager Sarah Ferguson dispels some myths and remedies some common misconceptions about temporary employment