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If You’re a People-Person Then HR is Probably Not The Job for You

Posted in: HR Updates on 01/06/2022 As I’m sure most of you are aware, the 20th May was International HR Day which is an opportunity to celebrate the work of all HR and OD professionals. But what do we tell people if we’re asked what it’s really like to work in HR and if we’re all “people people”? My response would be, if you’re a pe...
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Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Job-Hoppers

Posted in: HR Updates on 03/05/2022 Have you ever looked at a CV and been put off by the number and frequency of job changes? I know I have and certainly this will be a red flag to most hiring managers. But should it be, or are we being unfair? There’s no doubt, job-hopping gets a bad rap. If often conjures up the image of an entitle...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Why People Accept Job Offers

Posted in: HR Updates on 31/03/2022 There are many reasons why people accept a job offer and this can vary depending on circumstances. Sometimes they’re leaving a bad employer in search of something better. Other times it is for career progression, or a side-ways move to gain more experience in a different sector. Graduates will gene...
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Recruitment and Selection Employee Engagement
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Attracting Candidates Through Video

Posted in: HR Updates on 07/03/2022 Are you struggling to fill a vacancy and have run out of ideas of how to attract candidates or at least good quality ones? Video has proven to deliver high audience engagement level over other types of online content whether it be for marketing purposes or entertainment. And stick your dog in it an...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Let’s Normalise the Menopause

Posted in: HR Updates on 08/02/2022 The menopause is a hot topic right now and rightly so given that menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in today’s workforce. The menopause is a natural time of ageing in a woman’s life but for many, symptoms go well beyond hot flushes or mood swings that are typically associated with...
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Diversity & Inclusion Menopause
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Covid-19 HR and Employment Law: Learning Points for Employers

Posted in: HR Updates on 31/01/2022 HR in normal circumstances can be a minefield, but Covid 19 has complicated even the most straightforward of HR processes. Case law is slowly beginning to emerge relating to tribunal cases taken due to Covid-19. It is important that employers stay up to date with emerging case law to ensure they ar...
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New Year Career Resolutions

Posted in: HR Updates on 10/01/2022 As we step into another brand-new year, many of us will set New Year’s Resolutions with great intentions to accomplish personal goals such as weight loss or increased exercise. It’s great to make resolutions but often they can be unrealistic and have fizzled out by Valentine’s Day. Why not take som...
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Health and Safety Wellbeing
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Hosting Christmas Parties: How To Celebrate Safely This Year

Posted in: HR Updates on 15/12/2021 2021 has been a challenging year. After the disappointment of the cancellation of last year’s festive plans, organisations and staff alike are keener than ever to get together and have a Christmas celebration this year. For many organisations, this could be the first-time staff will come together s...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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2021 HR Wrap-up

Posted in: HR Updates on 09/12/2021 And here we are approaching another Christmas and on the cusp of a New Year. And what a year 2021 has been with the roll out of the Covid vaccine and booster programme, another lockdown at the start of the year, mounting pressures on the NHS, spend local vouchers for all and vaccine passports. A lo...
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Health and Safety Podcast Coronavirus/Covid-19
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The Four-day Week – Key Considerations for Employers

Posted in: HR Updates on 08/11/2021 It has now become a little trite to say the Pandemic has changed us all. Many of us have realised that there are more important things than work. However, work is still essential as it usually funds our lifestyles and, in many ways, keeps us included in broader societal experiences which comes fro...
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A-Typical Working Policies and Procedures