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The underlying theme tying their two presentations together was that in order for HR to be successful with analytics, it’s necessary to connect HR goals (or your people strategy) to organizational goals (the business strategy). The eras are: Analytics 1.0: Artisanal Analytics. Source: Analytics – Human Resources Today

A reforming minister tries to spur Indonesia’s economy

WHEN campaigning for president in 2014, Joko Widodo said that he could make the Indonesian economy grow by 7% a year—a rate it regularly attained in the 1980s and 1990s but has not reached since (see chart). Alas, Mr Joko, known to all as Jokowi, has not met his target. This year the economy looks […]

HR Heads to the Front Line as Cybercrime Combatants

In the war against cybercrime, human resource professionals are being asked to join their companies’ cyberdefense as “boots on the ground,” at the front lines. The reason: HR is home to valuable personal and corporate data, systems and processes that cybercriminals target day in, day out. Whereas IT and other technology specialists work daily with […]

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Our traditional obsessions—success, taking action, fitting in, and relying on experts—undermine continuous improvement. Source: Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Poses Threat in Singapore

Singapore’s ability to fight a rising threat from hackers is hindered by a skills shortage and lack of awareness among companies, according to the computer security firm that runs a state-supported training center. “We do see a lack of capability and capacity in skilled professionals, and that’s partly due to massive demand across the world […]

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Poses Threat in Singapore

Singapore’s ability to fight a rising threat from hackers is hindered by a skills shortage and lack of awareness among companies, according to the computer security firm that runs a state-supported training center. “We do see a lack of capability and capacity in skilled professionals, and that’s partly due to massive demand across the world […]

Young professionals in the UK show transformation in attitudes towards saving

18-34 year old professionals have better savings habits than any other age group of workers according to new research from LifeSight, Towers Watson’s UK DC master trust. The survey of over 5,000 employees shows that 18-24 year olds are the nation’s most enthusiastic savers – having saved the greatest percentage of their salary (10.9%) in […]

One in three UK businesses risks slow growth by not being data savvy

New research revealed today by professional network LinkedIn suggests that slow adoption of new skills in the recruitment industry may be impacting the growth and productivity of UK businesses. A study of 500 senior HR and recruitment professionals revealed that nearly one in three (31 per cent) admit they aren’t taking full advantage of the data […]

Cracking the digital code: McKinsey Global Survey results

Most companies have yet to realize digital’s full value, and leadership and talent are among the biggest hurdles to success. Those making headway are reshaping strategies, devoting their best people to digital, and keeping them engaged. Source: Cracking the digital code: McKinsey Global Survey results | McKinsey & Company

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