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Data protection – What is really important for HR

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What is really important for data protection and which guidelines are necessary for HR departments to protect personal data of employees? We have summed up what needs to be considered in this regard: it is important that data protection and privacy are of paramount importance when it comes to digitizing documents and processes (e-dossier, digital target agreements and online time management).

In May 2018 the EU’s new Basic Data Protection Regulation will come into effect. The upcoming changes are causing uncertainty in HR departments – after all, they have a particular impact on the property, which should be better protected by the new law: personal data.… Continue

Quo vadis, HR?

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Question: Where is the HR in the HR blog?!

Answer: Well, how much “human” is actually still in the HR? Are we not all a bit IT today, a bit digitized and networked? And if not, is there any future for HR as a professional independent department?

The above expressions could be read on technical pages, IT blogs or computer magazines. One would assume that HR had long been fully digitized and has arrived in the “4.0-era”, but the reality is different. So what are HR managers doing? Are there still boundaries between personnel and IT or digitization experts?… Continue

Big Data _ 1984 vs. 2016

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“Big Brother is watching you.” – This is often said when Big Data is discussed. This quotation from George Orwell’s novel “1984” has been brought into connection with data collection, storage and analysis not just since the Snowden revelations. Ever since governments or companies have collected and stored, analysed and misused data on a large scale, the descriptions of this dystopian novel are used to draw attention to the (alleged) digital surveillance.

But what are the positive benefits that we can draw from large data sets? In particular, human resources management should be critical in assessing the potential of this powerful technology.

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Recruiting with a System

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Often mentioned on our blog, separate functions occasionally described, new trends presented, but never truly explained – the applicant management system.

How these systems work, where they simplify recruiting processes and what is offered beyond that, is something we want to explain to you today.

From Application to Employment

Provided the application is not submitted via email or post, but through an online platform, an applicant management system is usually employed. This system stretches from the submission of the application to the signing of the employment contract. The goal of each of these systems is to make the recruiting process more efficient and to hire the most suitable candidates.

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