Unlocking Hidden Talents: The Unseen Advantage of Internal Talent Marketplaces

Internal Talent Marketplace

Every large organisation, especially those as expansive as the Big Four—which together employ over 80,000 people in the UK—harbours a wealth of untapped potential. Employees continuously acquire skills outside of their primary job functions. The internal talent marketplace becomes instrumental in unearthing these often overlooked capabilities. Discovering Hidden Skill Sets In large organisations like the […]

The Future of Recruitment(Part 3): The Rise of the Superapp

The Future of Recruitment(Part 3): The Rise of the Superapp

Introduction: The Future of Recruitment(Part 3) Elon Musk recently shook the social media world by renaming Twitter as “X” in a bid to transform it into an all-in-one application. Drawing inspiration from the successful Chinese platform, WeChat, Musk plans to incorporate work, payments, and socialising into one seamless experience. Recently, X Corp, which owns Twitter, […]

The Future of Recruitment (Part 2): Language Models and the End of the Recruiter Role

The Future of Recruitment

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, its impact on various industries, including HR and the future of recruitment, cannot be ignored. The potential of AI-powered language models, like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Bard, is particularly noteworthy. As someone who began their career as a recruiter, I predict that these transformative technologies may reshape […]

The Rise of Quiet Hiring

Quiet Hiring

Hiring buzzwords are everywhere and have been for a while, the “war for talent” was possibly the most famous and annoying. Over the last 24 months new buzzwords like “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing” have gained headlines, a new entrant has joined the list in 2023- “quiet hiring”.  Recently earmarked by Gartner as a top […]

Guide to Finding Work for Laid-Off Tech Professionals

Laid-Off Tech Professionals

If you open up Linked In you will see more and more “Open for Work” banners from Laid-Off Tech Professionals. So far 2023 has been the year of tech layoffs, leaving thousands of tech professionals without jobs. According to TechCrunch and Layoffs.FYI, the running total of layoffs for 2023 is 201,860. Being laid off can […]

Job Deconstruction: Unlocking Productivity in the Future of Work

Job Deconstruction

Introduction The future of work is evolving rapidly, driven by technological advancements and shifting workplace dynamics. In this ever-changing landscape, organisations are increasingly exploring innovative approaches to boost productivity and adapt to new ways of working. One crucial factor that has emerged in the future of work debate is job deconstruction. Breaking jobs into outcome-based […]

The One Big Problem with Internal Talent Marketplaces

Internal Talent Marketplaces

Introduction The world of work is undergoing significant change and HRtech is having its moment in the sun. Gartner’s Emerging Technology Hype Cycle for 2023 has highlighted “Internal Talent Marketplaces” as a transformative innovation. As a former Gartner associate it was great to see the inclusion and I am passionate about the potential of this […]

The Sharing Enterprise: Navigating the Skills Gap through Collaborative Work Models

The Sharing Enterprise: Navigating the Skills Gap

Executive Summary In the wake of ongoing skills shortages across the United States and United Kingdom, enterprises face an imperative to evolve their traditional operating models. The concept of the “Sharing Enterprise,” a revolutionary approach to human resource management, presents an opportunity to transform the workforce landscape by promoting skills development, employee engagement, and operational […]

7 Things You Should Know About On-Demand Talent

On-Demand Talent

As we plunge further into the digital age, the workforce is experiencing significant transformations. One emerging trend that’s capturing attention from large enterprises worldwide, including here in the UK, is the surge of on-demand talent, otherwise known as gig economy or freelance professionals. But what exactly does this mean for your business? Here are seven […]