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How to attract and retain Millennials in the 21st Century

How to attract and retain Millennials in the 21st Century

Millennials comprise the generations born between 1980 and 2000, who are now entering the employment field. By 2020, these millennials will form 50% of the global workforce, making way for the soon-to-be retired baby boomers. …

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Is an open plan office the suboptimal office?

Is an open plan office the suboptimal office?

Although the current work zeitgeist is for open plan offices, further thought is needed to keep different types of office workers happy throughout the workday. The open plan office has been around since the 1960s…

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What Is the Future of HR?

What Is the Future of HR?

HR leaders generally feel their ideal role is one of broad leadership, but it is often far less than that. Robert Browning’s poem “Andrea del Sarto” describes the 16th-century painter’s love for his wife but…

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The HR Department of 2020: 6 Bold Predictions

The HR Department of 2020: 6 Bold Predictions

The human resources department is doomed. There is no viable future for the HR function, and HR professionals will inevitably be replaced by software. At least that’s what some are saying. They’re wrong. Without a…

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What does the future of human resource management look like?

What does the future of human resource management look like?

With the dawn of the technology age, many critics claimed that human resource, as a function, would become obsolete. It was said that HR had no viable future, and that all the jobs performed by…

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A strategic HR guide for moving from digitization to digital transformation

A strategic HR guide for moving from digitization to digital transformation

The move to “digital” systems is a priority across virtually every organisation. Most departments have been through some form of this disruption, including HR teams, where paper-only files have given way to workforce management, talent…

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What is the changing role of the CHRO?

What is the changing role of the CHRO?

Lisa Weber highlighted many of the challenges facing today’s HR leaders at the Deloitte’s CHRO Academy event. Lisa previously served as Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and President of one of the largest…

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What CEOs look for in their CHRO

What CEOs look for in their CHRO

CEOs are actively upgrading their CHRO talent with talent management needs driving much of that change. Board members are increasingly prominent in the process and often interview multiple candidates. Here are some clear trends in…

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6 traits that make a top CHRO

6 traits that make a top CHRO

There is a key difference between the organisations who are the best and those who aspire to be the best. The top-performing organisations have set an example for us by recruiting a new breed of…

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3 functions HR may want to delegate

3 functions HR may want to delegate

These days you can’t evade commentary on what HR should be doing and assuming responsibility for. The list is endless and maybe even unreasonable. How organisations structure their HR departments differs based on an innumerable…