2020 has disrupted many sectors and industries and has well and truly shone a light on the important role HR plays in helping businesses navigate and thrive through change.  In the early days of COVID-19, HR leaders and their teams had to move fast as they tackled the task of keeping employees safe. Then came…

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Despite the shift towards more flexibility in the workplace, flexible work options can still be daunting for candidates to bring up at the interview stage, for fear of missing out on a role. Yet job seekers are increasingly looking for flexibility, such as part-time work, working from home or different work hours, as technology and…

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“Don’t fear disruption, be smart – harness it.” This is the advice to corporates from Karen Lawson, CEO of Slingshot, on the best way to compete with tech startups. Lawson was the guest speaker at a breakfast seminar that Hudson recently hosted in conjunction with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). She spoke about the…

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Three kinds of emerging HR tech ideas: which one will be the most disruptive? As business leaders, we’re used to making data-driven decisions in every facet of our organisations, except, perhaps, for our people. While the world of work is changing rapidly, there are still aspects where organisations generally do things the way they’ve always…

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As business leaders, we know innovation is important. We know that most of today’s companies won’t be around in a decade’s time – at least not in the same guise. Organisations need to evolve with new products and ways of delivering them, or they’ll be left behind. The challenge for corporates and long-established organisations is…

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