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Equality and Diversity: The Business Case

Posted in: HR Updates on 06/09/2017 In recent years we have seen many of the most successful organisations celebrating the positive impact of diversity on their business. The message is clear: greater diversity in your organisation will lead to greater diversity of thought which, in turn, will generate smart, innovative approaches to...
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The Essential Elements of a High-Performing Team

Posted in: HR Updates on 30/08/2017 Shauna Hughes of Eye Change Consultancy takes a look at the importance of effective team-working in organisations and points to Lencioni’s model ‘The Five Dysfunctions of a Team’ to pinpoint the essential elements that must be in place to create a high-performing team. Read the transcript: ...
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Leadership Disrupted: Pushing the Boundaries

Posted in: HR Updates on 23/08/2017 As the digital revolution takes hold of the business world, organisations are beginning to comprehend the impact this is having on their leadership capabilities. Developing apt leaders is viewed as a priority amongst businesses, with 42% of respondents to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends surv...
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GDPR: Key things you need to know and act on now

Posted in: HR Updates on 16/08/2017 The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to sit up and take note of the new General Data Protection Regulations, or GDPR for short. The GDPR will take effect on 25 May 2018 and will be applicable in all Member States. It consists of an e...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Procrastination in the workplace

Posted in: HR Updates on 09/08/2017 The impact of procrastination in the workplace Have you ever considered the impact of procrastination in the workplace? According to The Irish Times, a 2013 study showed how higher levels of procrastination were linked to lower salaries and unemployment. There would seem to be many reasons why a pe...
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Post-recruitment – The Fundamentals

Posted in: HR Updates on 02/08/2017 As the famous saying goes – “The hard work starts now”. Clarendon’s Anne Daley considers the importance of post-recruitment support and development as a critical, but often overlooked phase, in the executive lifecycle. Executive Selection Executive selection is often an adrenalin-fuelled, multi-st...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Performance Management: Play a Winning Hand

Posted in: HR Updates on 26/07/2017 With practices such as agile goal management, check-ins and continuous feedback becoming widespread across organisations it is evident that the redesign of performance management is picking up speed. Companies are looking to leave their formal appraisals in the past and shift towards new practices ...
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Policies and Procedures
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Attracting and Retaining Talent

Posted in: HR Updates on 19/07/2017 ‘Attracting and retaining talent’ are four very important words in our business lexicon that describe one of the biggest business investments that a business or organisation can ever make. According to Brookings Institute, some 85 percent of a company’s assets are related to intangible capital such...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Smelling of Alcohol at Work?

Posted in: HR Updates on 13/07/2017 What would you do if an employee were to raise a concern that a colleague may be coming to work smelling of alcohol? And what if their job involved operating heavy machinery which may consequently pose a risk to health and safety? How would you handle this? On face value, it would seem obvious that...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Health and Safety
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Practical Tips for First-Time Leaders – Part 2

Posted in: HR Updates on 06/07/2017 In Part 2 of his video article on practical tips for first-time leaders, Craig Thompson of Vibrant Talent Development looks at ways in which the organisation can support first-time leaders. How can an organisation support first-time leaders? So what else can we do? Identify, first of all, ...