Onboarding: Get it Right From Day One

Onboarding: Get it Right From Day One

HR practitioners these days are recognising the need for an overarching process to welcome a new starter into the fold. They’re talking about the process of Onboarding. Onboarding refers to the mechanism by which new employees provide and acquire the information, skills and behaviours required to become effective organisational members. What’s not so clear is where the process begins. Whether it’s Day 1 or the moment they read a job advert, what’s not in dispute is the importance of getting ...

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Two Things That Shaped My Role as an HR Executive

Two Things That Shaped My Role as an HR Executive

One of the most common questions I get as an HR executive is how I got to where I am today. It’s a tough one to answer, given that my career path has been a series of twists and turns, successes and setbacks. I owe many important learning moments to managers I had earlier in my career, because without them I wouldn’t have found my way to my role at Workday. Most of them embodied great leadership qualities such as ...

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Employee Experience: Preparing for the Workplace of the Future

Employee Experience: Preparing for the Workplace of the Future

Employee engagement has been an HR buzzword for many years, but employee experience is a relatively new field. In this context ‘experience’ refers to the totality of employee experiences within the organisation; how staff feel about colleagues, management, KPIs and company culture.   The evaluation of both engagement and experience in the workplace has recently been disrupted by the emergence of big data and user-friendly tools. HR professionals are running increasingly sophisticated software, no longer dependent on the IT department to gather and process data for them.   In this blog, we look at employee experience ...

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5 Minutes with HR Digital Innovation Enthusiast – Dr Reza Moussavian

5 Minutes with HR Digital Innovation Enthusiast – Dr Reza Moussavian

Dr. Reza Moussavian is the Senior Vice President, HR Digital & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom out of Germany. He’ll be presenting at the HR Innovation & Tech Fest 2017. We chatted to him and found out more about his HR journey in the lead up to his presentations at the upcoming conference. 1. Reza, we are looking forward to having you at the conference in Australia later this year. What made you decide to make the trip to Australia to share ...

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Rise up HR Data Ninjas. THIS is Your Year!

Rise up HR Data Ninjas. THIS is Your Year!

Human resources departments around the world will experience profound shifts during the next few years, and it’s all being driven by a single factor – data.    Just as data and the insights it provides has changed many areas of business, so it will change the way organisations recruit and manage their staff. The potential benefits for those that get it right are massive.  So with the knowledge that HR must be able to show credible data relating to factors such as productivity, engagement, ...

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