Tackling the three biggest challenges facing HR today

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Talent scarcity, employee wellbeing and hybrid working. These three challenges face HR leaders across the globe. Stephanie Kelly, chief people officer at business technology group IRIS Software Group, tells The People Space’s editorial director Siân Harrington how she is tackling these issues and offers her tips on preparing for the unexpected

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From the Great Resignation and mental health to finding the most effective policies to enable hybrid working, HR leaders have a lot on their plate at the moment. In this video Stephanie Kelly, chief people officer at payroll to accountancy software group IRIS Software Group, shares how she is responding to these challenges, what three things HR leaders should be thinking about to prepare for the unexpected, and explains what IRIS’s Come to the Office for a B.I.T policy is all about.

About Stephanie Kelly 

Stephanie Kelly is chief people officer at IRIS Software Group and is responsible for the full employee experience, including talent acquisition and strategy, learning and development, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion, and office environment. Ninety of the top 100 UK accountancy firms use IRIS software and some 20% of the UK's workforce is paid by IRIS payroll offerings. Globally six million employees receive their payslip via IRIS software every month.

As an international human resources executive, Kelly brings a wealth of experience in implementing best HR practices, as well as acquisition due diligence and integration. She is also a trained executive coach, with a passion for identifying, developing and supporting high potentials and great leaders.

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Published 26 January 2022
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