Data from wearables is changing the way we interact with others in the workplace, reading our moods and encouraging us to use more positive words in our feedback for example; or using GPS to detect when someone in our network is close by for a catch-up. Schools are experimenting with wearables and studies show that […]
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Trying to change someone’s mind with facts can backfire, especially when the evidence undermines their sense of identity – what they really believe in. Changing their behaviour can be even more difficult, even when they seem inclined to commit to a new habit (such as paying into a pension) after hearing about the benefits. To […]
According to McKinsey, the lack of immersive experiential learning may be causing organisational changes to falter. Meanwhile, one study claims that employees’ learning preferences for online and social learning – and for career development – are far ahead of many L&D functions. Learning socially from each other is “at the heart of enabling employees to […]
It turns out that machines are better than humans at hiring employees. We aren’t far away from replacing managers with algorithms that do the administrative side of their job. What will the “uberisation” of management look like? And how can we keep the best parts of humanity, such as empathy in the workplace when we […]
Individuals searching for a new role trust Glassdoor more than their prospective employer’s website, or career conversations with recruiters. Yet opinions on Glassdoor might be skewed by a few disgruntled employees. So how can a candidate get a rounded picture? They’re starting to use Big Data. CareerLab is a website that compiles data about a […]