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  • Do the figures stack up when it comes to skills-based volunteering?
    HR Magazine Many people think of physically helping out when you mention volunteering. But as economists we think there can be more effective uses of a professional’s time and expertise, and businesses have employees with lots of useful skills that charities want to harness. […]
  • HR must prepare employees for automation and disruptive technologies
    HR Magazine It is striking how much I’m hearing about artificial intelligence (AI). From panel debates at Davos to news about the use of robots in healthcare, it seems that AI is finally breaking into the world of work. Perhaps it is no surprise that the level of anxiety about ‘machines taking over the world’ is rising. […]
  • NBCUniversal appoints chief legal and HR officer
    HR Magazine Media and entertainment company NBCUniversal has appointed Melanie Laithwaite to the newly-created role of chief legal and HR officer at NBCUniversal International. […]
  • Nationwide focusing on leadership ‘agility’
    HR Magazine Building society Nationwide is focusing on improving the agility of its leaders, HR director Ann Brown has told HR magazine. […]
  • The HR director as NED
    HR Magazine In the final governance article we look at the issues facing HRDs seeking to create NED careers and increase influence with boards. Given that an HRD has key capabilities in the areas of executive career management, talent development, remuneration, culture and behaviour, what is holding HRDs back from NED roles? […]
  • Government plans crackdown on illegal immigrant workers
    HR Magazine The Conservative government is planning to clamp down on illegal immigrant workers with measures including seizing their wages, prime minister David Cameron will announce in next week’s Queen’s Speech. […]
  • Baker & McKenzie and Hogan Lovells launch 'contextual recruiting'
    HR Magazine A first of its kind contextual recruitment tool has been launched to boost social mobility and ensure firms don’t overlook promising talent. […]
  • NHS urged to embrace ‘systems leadership’
    HR Magazine Healthcare charity The King’s Fund is urging the NHS to embrace ‘systems leadership’ as a way of overcoming service and financial challenges. […]
  • Public sector HR in an upturn
    HR Magazine While the private sector might be feeling healthier of late, the public sector remains, by most accounts, a fairly different story. […]
  • Graduates don't feel they need people skills
    HR Magazine A significant gap exists between how important people skills are seen to be by businesses and by new graduates, research from global management consultancy Hay Group has revealed. […]


Kerstin Wejlid, HR Manager, SAS Institute

22 Nov 2011

In today’s ultra-competitive business climate, successful HR strategies make all the difference to the corporate bottom line. It means to streamline and harmonize the HR processes, attract and retain key talents, performance based compensation & benefits and business driven competence development. The core in Kerstin Wejlid’s work with HR is corporate culture, strategic HR, HR transformation and Change Management. Previous to her work at SAS Institute, Kerstin has held positions as consultant, educator and decision maker within Bankgirocentralen, Mercedes Benz, Tieto Enator och Aditro.