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Employee Engagement – The Basics, The Benefits and Beyond

Posted in: HR Updates on 26/04/2018 Holding onto and really engaging your best talent is becoming a more and more difficult challenge in an ever competitive market. Employers can get complacent in thinking their talent will always have the same passion for their business as them – but the real question is what are your doing to ensur...
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Policies and Procedures
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How to Manage Long Term Sickness Absence

Posted in: HR Updates on 17/04/2018 The next video in our short series with Helen O'Brien of Personnel and Training Services (PTS) focuses on questions around the issues that HR consultants have when managing long-term sickness absence. This 7 minute Q&A answers a number of frequently asked questions including when is an absence ...
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Sickness and Absence
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Overcoming nerves and becoming a great trainer!

Posted in: HR Updates on 17/04/2018 Fear of public speaking is a common phobia. Whether we have to present to a large group of strangers or a small group of learners, it is not uncommon to have a feeling of dread leading up to these events. But what can we do to develop our confidence and ensure success? In order to provide some guid...
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HR Matters NI
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Managing Poor Performance at Work

Posted in: HR Updates on 12/04/2018 The next video in our short series with Helen O'Brien of Personnel and Training Services (PTS) focuses on questions around the issues that HR consultants have when handling poor performance in the workplace. This 6 minute Q&A answers a number of frequently asked questions including what do you ...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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Preparing for the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

Posted in: HR Updates on 11/04/2018 Clarendon Executive’s Claire McKee says that whilst robots are no substitutes for people, as we move further towards ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ there is a requirement for successful organisations to accept change and invest more heavily in the ‘human capital’ agenda, visionary leaders and t...
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A Guide to Handling Workplace Grievances

Posted in: HR Updates on 06/04/2018 In this latest addition to our video series, Helen O’Brien who joins us in a short Q&A on handling workplace grievances. Helen has experience in all aspects of HR from the preparation of employment documentation to employment advice and in this short 7 minute Q&A session, Helen focuses on u...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Decoding the Complexities of Dismissal

Posted in: HR Updates on 29/03/2018 Dismissal is a taboo topic in the employment realm and has been since the emergence of employment legislation. As an HR Consultancy, the topic of dismissal is never too far from the workload at Think People. We have an endless stream of clients who have reasons to justify the dismissal of certain e...
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Are happy employees engaged employees?

Posted in: HR Updates on 15/03/2018 I have to admit, until recently I would have probably thought that employee engagement was the same as happiness at work. I have since learned however that they are not the same thing. While happiness and satisfaction is part of being engaged it is possible to be happy at work but not necessarily b...
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Policies and Procedures Recruitment and Selection
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The ‘Make-up’ of our Boardrooms – Gender Diversity in the Spotlight

Posted in: HR Updates on 08/03/2018 With the deadline looming for gender pay gap disclosures at companies with 250 or more employees in GB, the spotlight shines once again on the wider issue of gender diversity in the boardroom - for companies of all sizes. Are businesses turning a blind eye to the issue? And what about the frustrati...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection HR Matters NI
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Attracting and Retaining Talent: The Chestnut that Remains Un-cracked – Or is it?

Posted in: HR Updates on 01/03/2018 How organisations attract and retain talent is the hot topic that never seems to cool. There are a number of influencing factors in our lives in respect of our employment, some that employers can control and others they cannot. One key factor they cannot influence (in the most part) is the desire t...
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Recruitment and Selection Pay and Conditions of Employment