Delivery drivers used by Amazon are fighting for improved employment rights. They argue they are doing the equivalent of an employed person’s role, with fixed hours, without the benefits. Similarly, outsourcers’ trainees claim they are being treated as ‘indentured labour’ with the expectation that they will train for no salary and then remain with the […]
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At Ci we like to remind organisations to invest in ‘the vital many’ – the majority who get disengaged if a few ‘HiPos’ gain unfair attention. We think that’s important because too many talent practices are baloney; lacking evidence & creating self-fulfilling investments in people. Better to release untapped talent by spotting keen learners, not […]
We all know that HR plays a vital role in challenging their employees to spend their time, talent and energy in ways that support the organisation’s goals. Combining HR and Finance functions may help with that as it leads to data integration, process integration and organisational integration. That’s why 35% of companies are planning the […]
In their 2017 “Global Workplace Trends” report, Sodexo explores 10 topics that are shaping how companies work, including business agility, design thinking, millennial workers, robotics and automation in the workplace and migration. It is our actions today that will determine whether we head towards massive displacement of workers or the emergence of new opportunities in the […]
The latest legal cases suggest we need to pay attention to employment contracts of gig workers, but if we want to fill our skills gap with the right people at the right time in the right (24/7) locations, the gig economy pays dividends for organisations. The gig model, whereby a worker can choose what work […]