Six pitfalls of data-driven talent management

Talent management can be a very subjective activity. Actions such as judging future potential, leadership capability – identifying “talent” –invariably involve judgement calls and opinions based on experience. All too often this equates to bias, inconsistency and poor outcomes. It is no surprise then that organisations are increasingly taking a more data-driven approach to talent … Continue reading Six pitfalls of data-driven talent management

IBM think they know when your employees will leave. Eight things you should do next.

IBM hit the news this week when their CEO Ginny Rometty announced in an interviewthat they have developed an AI tool that can predict with 95% accuracy when employees are likely to leave. The tech giant, which employees 350,000 people globally, claims that this has helped them save $300m that the departures would otherwise have cost … Continue reading IBM think they know when your employees will leave. Eight things you should do next.

Is workplace social media damaging your employees?

Organisations work hard to create connections and collaboration between their employees. Increasingly, firms are embracing social media platforms to encourage this, with tools such as Yammer and Workplace by Facebook ubiquitous. But just as there is an increasing body of research showing the negative effects of social media usage in our personal lives, is it … Continue reading Is workplace social media damaging your employees?