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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, ...
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Know Thyself: Self-awareness of leadership style

Posted in: HR Updates on 05/07/2017 At executive level, it’s interpersonal skills that often make the difference between success and failure. Clarendon’s Anne Daley examines the value of personality profiling in determining leadership style and role suitability but also as a tool for career enhancement and satisfaction. For fans of O...
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Recruitment and Selection
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The Employee Experience: Culture, Engagement, and Beyond

Posted in: HR Updates on 28/06/2017 In the current market, a productive, positive working experience has emerged as the new contract of employment, leading companies to reconsider their entire employee experience and not just their company culture and engagement levels. This issue has reached a C-Suite level with 80% of executive res...
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Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates on 22/06/2017 Bullying and Harassment in the workplace is a sensitive issue and one that can cause huge problems for employers, if mishandled. With an ACAS study revealing that bullying and harassment complaints have been steadily increasing throughout the UK since 1998, it is clear that employers need to adopt ...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Are Open Plan Offices Bad for Us?

Posted in: HR Updates on 14/06/2017 After watching Barry Phillips’ TEDx Holyhead talk on ‘Why it’s time to ditch the open door policy in the workplace’, I started to think about open plan offices in the same vain. From my research, I found that while open plan spaces were initially designed back in the 1950s to aid workplace collabo...
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Practical Tips for First-Time Leaders – Part 1

Posted in: HR Updates on 07/06/2017 This video is separated into two parts. So in the first part of the video, we'll be providing some practical and relevant tips for new first time leaders to help them succeed in their role. What we'll discuss are: What are the big challenges for first-time leaders? What can a new leader do to help...
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Lost in Transition?

Posted in: HR Updates on 01/06/2017 Clarendon’s Mark Latuske is seeing a spike in the number of Northern Ireland based firms using external executive coaching to manage key periods of transition, but he says more need to understand the concept and embrace it for the benefit of individual and organisational success. Working with leade...
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Talent Acquisition: Enter the Cognitive Recruiter

Posted in: HR Updates on 25/05/2017 With widespread employee and skills shortages, employees demanding new career models and the introduction of innovative technologies disrupting the workforce, talent acquisition has fast become a C-suite issue. This is reflected in this year’s Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends survey with more t...
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Recruitment and Selection