Tag Archives: EMEA

Decreasing the Gap

Gender Pay Gap

Faced with stricter pay reporting regulations, UK companies are implementing recruitment strategies to increase diversity.

By Simon Kent

The UK’s gender pay gap reporting regulations, which require organisations with more than 250 employees to publish their pay gap data, have revealed the significant and entrenched gender inequality that exists in the workplace. But on its own, the initiative is not enough to change the problems it highlights.

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Facing the Future

HR Technologies

Technology is disrupting the HR industry, but organisations can prepare by embracing policies that encourage a blended workforce.

By Simon Kent

Technology-driven change in the workplace should not be feared. Indeed, HR teams should welcome it as an opportunity to contribute more to the success of their businesses. Recently, the UK’s own Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd emphasised the benefits of technology by saying, “Automation is driving the decline of banal and repetitive tasks so the jobs of the future are increasingly likely to be those that need human sensibilities, with personal relationships, qualitative judgment, and creativity coming to the fore.”

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HR Technology Across the Globe

HRO Today

By Debbie Bolla

Technology has been and continues to be a big driver of change in all areas of business, and HR is no exception. HR technology has the ability to streamline processes, attract candidates, predict attrition, plan for the future workforce, and importantly, engage employees. But adoption rates vary across the globe, and a new study from ServiceNow, The New CHRO Agenda: Employee Experience Drives Business Value, finds that CHROs in Europe are slower to invest in platforms that improve the employee experience whilst HR leaders in the Asia-Pacific region are facing such fierce competition for talent, they have no choice but to up their game.

Some country-specific findings provide further insight into the regions:

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