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How Does Blockchain Secure Personal Data?

In this, the second of a series of blogs introducing the application of blockchain in HR and payroll processes we explore possibilities for safeguarding Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and other employee data. The first blog, Blockchain and HR & Payroll Tech: What Does the Future Hold?, introduced the basics of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), widely known as ‘blockchain’, and discussed use…

The rise of flexible benefits

The working world has changed, and it will continue to do so as job functions evolve, new technologies are introduced and peaks and troughs in the economy each play their parts in changing the ever structure of the workforce. I’ve written before about the notion of tenure, permanency and lifetime employment being gone. So too has the traditional “reward package”. The…

Managing your permanent and contingent workforce: A necessity, not a luxury

Who is your employee? Is it the person who has a permanent contract with your company and a place on the org chart? The contractor who was just hired on your project team? The temp who is filling in for a colleague on maternity leave? What about the robot that is assembling your products? In today’s labor market, the notion…

What if… Tinder was your Appraisal tool?

I had the pleasure of presenting at SAP’s HR Innovation Day about the Future of Work. We had a lively panel discussion on the role of HR, the wisdom of abolishing performance ratings, diversity and 360-degree feedback, after which Mark Raben (@markraben) from SAP challenged me to blog about the use of Tinder as your HR system. So here goes…

What if… PowerBI was your HR Analytics tool?

If you’ve been following HR Trends, you know there’s a lot of focus on Analytics – not only to analyze what is happening to the workforce, but also to predict future consequences of strategy changes and run “what if” scenarios. We’ve seen a lot of articles emphasizing the need to hire data scientists in HR. Fortunately, you have the opportunity…

What if… your HR System would continuously update?

I am going a bit off track from the Social HR Summer this week, because I attended a Workday partnership event where I had the pleasure of meeting Petros Dermetzis, Executive Vice-President of Development at Workday. He spoke to us about the birth of ERP applications, how they evolved over the years, and what is happening now vendors can start…

What if…LinkedIn was your HR system?

Chances are your employees and recruiters are avid LinkedIn users. Imagine what would happen if LinkedIn decides to capitalize on their popularity matching job opportunities with profiles and takes it one step further:  by developing a Workforce Admin module and becoming a cloud-based HR and talent solution. It would not be the easiest module to add, but it would make…

A Social HR Summer

It’s Midsummer today and that means we’re halfway through 2015 and in the Northern Hemisphere, Summer is finally here! (although the weather feels more like Autumn). Summer brings about vacation; taking a few well-deserved days or weeks off from our hectic schedules to relax in a warm and sunny place. And whether you choose to spend your vacation staying at home,…