Future of work

What does Massachusetts’ equal pay law mean for employers?

Will Massachusetts be the first state to close the gender pay gap? On August 1, the state passed the most robust equal pay law the United States has ever seen. Massachusetts’ expanded Equal Pay Act targets...

Money for nothing: are we ready for universal basic income?

Several years ago I went to visit a radical experiment in the remote west of Kenya near the shores of Lake Victoria. A handful of villages had been chosen as among the poorest in the East...

10 signs you need an applicant tracking system

Think of a shortlist of your most effective business tools. Now ask yourself how many of those you wish you’d heard about and started using sooner. Then take a breath and think of the hours of...

The leadership illusion

What would you say about a global industry worth $45bn annually that was delivering no apparent value? An industry which has grown by 39 percent in the United States in the last five years. One that...

Understanding the gig economy

The future of work is clouded by two contrasting visions. One is a daydream with a laptop and a sea view, where highly-skilled work is divorced from any particular location. The other is a nightmare of...

The future of work has been foretold

If you work at a technology company you could be forgiven for thinking that all offices are slowly transforming into one big futuristic playground. Whether you’re with a startup in a co-working space or on the...

HR Tech World takeaways: employer branding tools and international hiring tips

Did you miss Day One of #HRTechWorld? We've got you covered. From Day Two, we've sharing employer branding tools that won't bust your budget, GoodGame Studio’s process for hiring their international team, and what HR can...

Three winning recruiting tips from HR Tech World

Last week we covered #HRTechConf from Las Vegas. This week, we're in Paris, bringing you the best of #HRTechWorld. Our three picks from Day One include Hootsuite's mission-driven hiring philosophy, Yves Morieux’s cure for active disengagement, and...

HR Tech innovations for finding star employees

On the third and final day of 2015’s HR Technology Conference, the organizers debuted the Ignite format for the closing session, Ideas and Innovations in HR. Today’s three takeaways come from that session. If you couldn't make...

HRTech conference: innovative hiring with social recruiting and video

At the HR Technology Conference (#HRTechConf) in Las Vegas, we're keeping a finger on the pulse of  the most innovative hiring practices from the world's top companies. Could these strategies work for you? Match.com's social recruiting...