Josh Bersin on the Big Innovations Shaping the Future of Work

Josh Bersin on the Big Innovations Shaping the Future of Work

Yes, it’s official. Thanks to overwhelming demand, Josh will be returning to the HR Innovation & Tech Fest stage in 2018 to share his insights and revered thought-leadership on work, talent, learning, leadership and HR tech. Those who were lucky enough to catch his session scored him a whopping 4.8 out of 5 (If you missed his 2017 keynote, you can read a summary of it here). Here’s what some of our HR tech community had to say about his ...

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Top HR Teams are Embracing Employee Experience [and Why You Should Too]

Top HR Teams are Embracing Employee Experience [and Why You Should Too]

It seems HR suffers from somewhat of an identity crisis; it’s had more name changes and been rebranded more often than all other corporate departments combined. Finance is finance, marketing is marketing – but HR has never truly felt comfortable with its own name. Those with long memories will recall HR’s early days when the function was branded as ‘personnel’. From there the most widely accepted moniker – human resources – was adopted. However, there has always been some reluctance ...

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Workplace Change Isn’t as Scary as You Think

Workplace Change Isn’t as Scary as You Think

When management initiates change, it can be frustrating if staff don’t respond with excitement and a can-do attitude. Resistance to change is not only frustrating; it can also be seen as a deliberate attempt to cause trouble. But the more firmly the change is pushed on staff, the stronger the push-back becomes. No wonder organisational change is often regarded with fear. David D’Souza is Membership Director at CIPD, a worldwide professional body for HR and people development with 145,000 members. ...

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HR: You’re Late for Breakfast

HR: You’re Late for Breakfast

The field of HR is constantly changing. Evolution, revolution and transformation are code words for change. Yet one topic seems to keep HR practitioners up late at night: the “seat at the table.” The more that we focus on this topic, the less we focus on the real question: “What does my CEO really want?” But, here’s another question. And it’s one you should be asking. “Do you really need a seat at the table?” I believe that HR has ...

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Innovation Opportunities for HR Leaders in 2018

Innovation Opportunities for HR Leaders in 2018

It is an exciting time to be in HR. The HR function is changing and leaders across Australia and New Zealand are excited to be driving strategic change within their organisations. But more than ever, there is pressure to show what HR can deliver to the business. The tangible benefits of HR innovation and technology transformation can be difficult to quantify – but it’s about  staying relevant and ensuring organisations are equipped to succeed in the modern business world. In our latest series of roundtable ...

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