Life at LACE - LACErs' Experience Workshop

Life at LACE - LACErs' Experience Workshop

We recently held our first LACErs’ Experience Workshop: finding out what makes our LACE team tick and what they want from life at LACE.

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New Year, New Intern: Ashley’s First Two Weeks at LACE

New Year, New Intern: Ashley’s First Two Weeks at LACE

It’s 2018 and we’ve got a new intern: here’s Ashley’s run down of her first two weeks at LACE.

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PeopleTech 2017 - Be More Human

PeopleTech 2017 - Be More Human

Missed our inaugural PeopleTech event? Take a look and see what we got up to…

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What businesses can learn from the psychology of Pokémon Go

What businesses can learn from the psychology of Pokémon Go

From a user-first approach to the power of getting active, Eve explores what made the app so successful, and how businesses can use this insight to engage their people.

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VR & AR: They’re real, in the workplace, and growing

VR & AR: They’re real, in the workplace, and growing

As they enter the workplace, VR and AR are transforming everything from collaboration and access to training and travel.

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I Love You Baby...My First Two Weeks at LACE

I Love You Baby...My First Two Weeks at LACE

My first two weeks can be described as nothing less than a whirlwind! From a welcome breakfast on London Bridge to meeting one of our clients in Southampton, I’ve definitely had an all round LACE...

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Match customer and employee experiences or brace for the consequences

Match customer and employee experiences or brace for the consequences

It’s simple, if you can’t get the experience right with your own people then it’s not going to happen with your customers, partners or anyone else outside.

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75% of tech adoption programmes fail – make sure yours doesn’t

75% of tech adoption programmes fail – make sure yours doesn’t

75% of all technology programmes fail to deliver. Sounds like an HR horror movie, doesn’t it? In fact, it’s an HR reality. Let’s not shy away from the truth: tech adoption is risky. Without the...

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HR Tech: A millennial’s experience

HR Tech: A millennial’s experience

Millennials are constantly talked about, but are they truly included? Are their voices heard? Rachel saw promise at HR Tech London.

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Unmissable insights from LACE’s inaugural survey

Unmissable insights from LACE’s inaugural survey

From VR uptake to female leadership, the results from the LACE Partners’ annual HR Tech Trends Survey are in.

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Shopping for HR tech: A quick guide

Shopping for HR tech: A quick guide

The HR tech market is more diverse than ever, and it’s growing fast. Looking to buy? Take a look at this handy ‘how to’.

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Shaping the future of work, with neuroscience

Shaping the future of work, with neuroscience

HRInspireME Founder and MD Linda Jarnhamn, a LACE Senior Associate, explores the transformative power of neuroscience.

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Investing in people and performance tech, the LACE-way

Investing in people and performance tech, the LACE-way

Investing in new tech is never a simple choice. All sorts of factors, many existing outside the technology itself, will have an impact on whether it’s viable for you. There’s a bigger picture, and...

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The key to sustainable business change? Innovation.

The key to sustainable business change? Innovation.

Business change isn’t new. Countless books fill the shelves, every consultancy talks about its ability to help you transform, and at every turn another contractor is ready to help you.

What...

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Some thoughts on People Change, The LACE-way

Some thoughts on People Change, The LACE-way

In HR, the word ‘transformation’ gets thrown about here, there, and everywhere. But what does contemporary, innovative and genuine transformation look like?

Buzzwords don’t help anybody,...

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Millennials. Stupid, lazy and entitled? Or tech-savvy, socially-conscious future of the workplace?

Millennials. Stupid, lazy and entitled? Or tech-savvy, socially-conscious future of the workplace?

‘The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of...

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Over 70% of companies still have no sustainable technology adoption plan

Over 70% of companies still have no sustainable technology adoption plan

Simply put, don’t believe the hype. Sustainable business change and technology adoption requires interventions pre go-live, at go-live and most importantly post go-live.

Look to find a...

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New Kids on the Block (LACE Insight)

New Kids on the Block (LACE Insight)

Having successfully survived our first two weeks as interns at LACE Partners without crying, getting fired, or bankrupting the business, I thought this would be a great time to reflect on a busy,...

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Soon or Never: Market Failure or Market Opportunity?

Soon or Never: Market Failure or Market Opportunity?

Just how far have we come since 1970 when Milton Friedman famously declared that the social responsibility of business was to increase its profits?

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HR Tech Paris - The height of fashion?

HR Tech Paris - The height of fashion?

What I can say is after two days while the goodie bags exceeded my expectations the technology showcase was a little lack lustre.

To keep it brief here is my key observation from the...

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HR Tech Paris; A reflection

HR Tech Paris; A reflection

In Paris this week, I joined 3000+ HR Tech professionals to glimpse at the future of HR. It is refreshing to see HR embracing technology; supporting leaner, more user-friendly and efficient...

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Want more experience for less money? - Removing the conflict at the heart of consulting.

Want more experience for less money? - Removing the conflict at the heart of consulting.

My experience of over 40 client engagements has led me to a major conclusion. Like the NHS, the large consultancy firms are fundamentally broken and require reinvention.

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The giants are awake – what is the future of HR systems in the SME market?

The giants are awake – what is the future of HR systems in the SME market?

Historically the SME market in the UK (employing 14.4 million people with a combined turnover of £1,600 billion 1) has been the preserve of smaller technology companies. With the emergence of SaaS...

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The Mindset of Successful HR Programmes

The Mindset of Successful HR Programmes

So projects fail to deliver against the benefits they set out to achieve – this is not news. These projects fail despite the volumes of text available on what to avoid, how to do things and who to...

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Adapt or Adopt - Are you able to do both?

Adapt or Adopt - Are you able to do both?

One of the biggest catalysts driving this revolution is the shift of HR technology to the cloud. This removes the barrier to new technology implementations. New functions / capabilities can be...

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The death of the ATS and the birth of Candidate Engagement.

The death of the ATS and the birth of Candidate Engagement.

Being a Recruitment Director right now is both an amazing and bewildering role: amazing because of the truly revolutionary technologies available to differentiate you; bewildering because the...

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Attention HRBPs: Denial is not a river in Egypt

Attention HRBPs: Denial is not a river in Egypt

This is an inflection point for HR as a profession. Do we rip up the old paradigms and re-skill for the new or do we a allow ourselves to be subsumed into business operations and satisfy ourselves...

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How can you save your trapped Martian?

How can you save your trapped Martian?

I just took my children (great excuse) along to see The Martian, last night. Thoroughly enjoyable film which was both amazing and fun. What struck me though was how I left the movies feeling...

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New HR careers in a post Ulrich world

New HR careers in a post Ulrich world

We have all read the increasing number of reports that state the world of HR is changing. The recent Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2014 highlights the emergence of HR technical skills. ...

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Get a Bigger Brain - Digitise your Workforce Wisdom

Get a Bigger Brain - Digitise your Workforce Wisdom

If as Petrie and others argue, the future of Leadership will be defined by the capacity to learn then, for these expanders of Organisational Wisdom, the timing could not be better.

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