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Shonette Laffy


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Automation, data science and rigid workplaces


A hearty welcome to our latest round up of HR news, opinion, research and assorted blogs. This week we're putting a tech slant on our selection of articles, looking at how technology is changing the workplace, and how HR can help businesses adapt.

Let us know what you think of the articles we've shared below, and don't forget to share what you've enjoyed reading this week too!


Integration in the HRIS market: why I don't shop at Tesco (Kate Wadia, LinkedIn)

– Technology, the world of work and humans (The Future of Work is Human)

HR is moving from people science to data science (HR Bartender)


Why social media is shaping the future of work (Talent Culture)

Volume liberalism and the demise of the dial (Perry Timms)

How Microsoft and LinkedIn plan to change the way the world works (Inc)

World of work

Japanese white-collar workers are already being replaced by artificial intelligence (Quartz)

Workers feel trapped by “rigid” workplaces (Personnel Today)

Why we need to have a new discussion about HR (Dirk Verburg, LinkedIn)


Age of automation: what if more work is the problem, not the solution? (The Guardian)

– Harnessing automation for a future that works (McKinsey & Company)

3 ways tech is disrupting the HR industry (Inc)

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    1. Thanks Brian – I’ll have a
      Thanks Brian – I’ll have a read through that now, and will probably include it in next week’s round up!

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