While two weeks ago, I said 2017 will remain etched in memory for the #MeToo campaign and #GoogleforJobs, there were quite a few topics (not all new) that captured the imagination of folks in HR. It may not have been the banner year for HR innovation, but there was plenty in news to keep us going. Here is a roundup of 12 topics from the last 12 months that had HR professionals (and others) around the globe sit up & take notice.
#WomenInTech #Diversity #TalentManagement
To some it is a reality, for others, it is a thing of the past. However, statistics show to this day that the gender pay gap still exists in some countries. The UK, unfortunately, is on the list.
It is not rare to hear about situations in which women are apparently being underpaid due to their gender-related skills and other gender-related conditions. Despite official statistics reporting a rise in women having as good qualifications as men in the UK, there is still the notion that payment is different depending on gender.
Amongst others, the written CV, the email, and then Linkedin, all disrupted recruitment methodology and process. Now video technology will be the next game changer for the recruitment industry.
There is no doubt.
Video is proliferating as a mainstream communications method both at home and within organisations, it is a matter of time before it becomes a mainstream recruitment tool.
Here are 5 reasons why:
by Andrew Fox
Head of HR for Global Functions, Technology and Services at HSBC
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