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6 things to ask before choosing a Workforce Management System

It's clear Workforce Management (WFM) systems help organisations maintain both a skilled and a productive workforce through various tools, under one 'umbrella'. Everything from management of staff scheduling, labour management, and data collection. Through...
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What GDPR means for HR departments

Change is on the horizon for HR departments throughout the EU and globally. In less than 12 months, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK. It will effectively...
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Visualising Schedule 'Tradesies'

Guest blog: Gregg Gordon, vice president, data science practice group at Kronos Incorporated Gregg Gordon oversees the analytics, data science, and big data focused group at Kronos. Author of Lean Labor: A Survival Guide for Companies...
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How to hire the right employees and build environments that bring out their best

Guest blog: Gregg Gordon, vice president, data science practice group at Kronos Incorporated Gregg Gordon oversees the analytics, data science, and big data focused group at Kronos. Author of Lean Labor: A Survival Guide for Companies...
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The growth of e-learning in the workplace

Vocational training is one of the crucial fixtures of a progressive company. However, the old model of sending staff out for days at a time is changing. Fuelled by technology, new training methods are...
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How HR can lead on reducing email overload

Communication is a central part of everything we do in work and play, but it is also one of the easiest and most common things to do inadequately, which can cause a multitude of...
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The transformation of HR

The face of HR has changed more in the past ten years than over any period before. Fifty years ago, unionisation and workforce strikes were common features. The main form of HR was around...
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Technology at work: The multi-generational approach

The workforce is more eclectic than ever before. With statutory retirement ages being raised and tough economic situations leaving people with little option than to carry on working later in life, workforces are comprised of...
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How HR technology is helping to grow the manufacturing industry

The pioneering nature of the manufacturing industry requires continuous innovation and effective marketing. However, the complex nature of people management means that HR is often diverted away to more routine tasks. The answer? Implementing specially-designed HR...
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Entering the multi-generational workforce era

For the first time ever, the workplace will have five generations working together. Of course, there are many reasons for this. People are working longer due to changes in the retirement age and pension...