Brexit impact on UK legislation and the HR function

NGA Human Resources

More modest changes are likely to come for union power and TUPE, bonus payments legislation and data protection laws. Discrimination laws and family friendly working legislation seem far less likely to be affected. What does it mean for HR? Yet, potentially fundamental changes to UK legislation may lie ahead and HR professionals need to start preparing for every eventuality ahead of the vote. Advice for HR professionals if the vote is "out"

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination


However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

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Workday Rising Daily: The Culture Imperative


We also provide recaps from today’s Business Leader Forums: one on how General Electric is using artificial intelligence and machine learning, one focused on data privacy, and another on how several companies have reinvented performance management. Gleaning data insights.

4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust


A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Outside of HR, companies are using systems that assess employee emails for network analysis, record conference calls and video meetings, and monitor employee activities through badges. Additionally, what data a company collects and how they are used significantly impacts employee trust. Columnists HR Technology

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How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business


When you first start a company, amid the excitement and many competing priorities, you may not be considering the vital role of human resources (HR) in growing a company. While you can probably get away with a less-than-defined HR strategy as a startup, these policies, procedures and strategies can determine your fate as the business grows. In a perfect world, all businesses would operate in strict accordance with the laws and best practices governing HR.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time


It’s common for SMB leaders to take on the mountain of HR tasks that are required for smooth operations, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only way. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house. As a result, saving time is one of the top reasons such businesses decided to outsource their HR and partner with a PEO.

What are the HR Processes That Can Be Readily Automated

Corn on the Job

The HR Department is a quintessential function in any organization. With so many core tasks at hand, it is unfortunate to note that an HR manager spends an average of 14 hours a week doing mundane, repetitive paperwork, and as many 1 in 10, spend more than 30 hours a week doing the same (according to a research conducted in the US from 16 th February to 9 th March 2017, by Careerbuilder). Key areas to consider for HR automation.

Survey Reveals HR Departments Increase Focus on Engagement, Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

For the second consecutive year, from the annual SHRM Conference & Exposition, Paychex released the results of its Pulse of HR Survey , offering insights on the challenges and priorities of today’s HR leaders. Leah Machado is the Senior Director of HR Services at Paychex.

HR Increases Focus on Engagement and Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

A recent survey shows that talent management has received new focus by HR leaders across the country. In 2018, 65% of HR leaders reported that at least half of their workforce is engaged, up from 48% in 2017.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there. In this article, we will answer what an HR generalist is, what he or she does, how to become one, how much you earn as a generalist, and all the other information that you’ll want to know! What is an HR generalist? What does an HR generalist do? How to become an HR generalist? HR generalist salary HR generalist jargon HR generalist vs. HR specialist Conclusion FAQ.

Tips for Streamlining Your HR to Drive Business Growth


When every function and department within a business is optimized to perform at its best, overall organizational goals are better realized. That includes the sometimes-overlooked HR department, which is an important area for both small and large companies alike. In fact, HR work consumes up to 35% of a small business owner’s time , proving the HR function is not a place where shortcuts can be taken. Tips for Streamlining Your HR.

Explaining the Economy: Manufacturing as the Backbone and the August Jobs Report

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

One notable data point from this month’s report was the number of discouraged workers, which numbered at 467,000. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers are discouraged due to incidences including the lack of schooling, absence of training, existence of discrimination, and age. What does all this data mean? Advanced technologies in the areas of automation, data analytics, and cloud computing are a large part of the reason.

More Than A Handbook: Maintaining Conduct Policy Compliance

Essium HRM

Whether real or perceived, many situations could end up in a lawsuit – sexual harassment, discrimination, wage, overtime and wrongful termination. Distributing this content to both staff and contractors is difficult enough, and email and spreadsheets don’t close the loop on gathering actual audit-proof data demonstrating compliance. Compliance compliance conduct policy content-centric systems HR HR Tech HR technology sexual harassment

Everything to know about Human Resource Management


HRM was initially centred around transactional work and basic administration and benefits, but thanks to globalization, technological advancement, and further research in the HR field, it today focuses on multiple strategic initiatives like mergers and acquisitions, talent management, succession planning, industrial and labor relations, and diversity and inclusion to name a few. Functions of Human Resource Management Department. HR Policies and Structure for business planning.

The (Multi)-Million / Billion Dollar Issue HR Must Address


According to one report, the ride share company may have lost $10 billion in valuation due to scandals that first surfaced in an article written in Feb 2017 by former Uber employee Susan Flowers about the pervasive harassment and discrimination she experienced as an employee of that company. The HR function should own this strategy and partner with the IT, people analytics, and marketing functions to ensure validity and timeliness in data collection and key findings dissemination.

[Infographic] The Practice of Human Resources Then & Now


The past 30 years have seen the HR function evolve dramatically under the influence of new technology. Today, HR leaders are considered as strategic business partners who act as advisors to top executives and work closely with departments to achieve overall business goals through targeted recruiting, talent and retention strategies. Even if this is still the case, we’re seeing the emergence of HR specialists who focus on specific HR areas.

Why the Head of Diversity is the Job of the Moment

Linkedin Talent Blog

According to LinkedIn data, the number of people globally with the head of diversity title more than doubled (107% growth) over the last five years. LinkedIn data also shows that there has been a 71% increase worldwide in all D&I roles over the last five years.

The Wider Angle of the Employee Experience

Digital HR Tech

It could be, for example, being discriminated against at work or getting injured at work and it could also be about taking maternity leave or being promoted. The experience generated from the moments that matter comes from consuming human resource functions, the actual job, and the company culture along with technology and workplace experience. HR Functions Experience . The post The Wider Angle of the Employee Experience appeared first on Digital HR Tech blog.