How much faith should you put in CVs?

If the latest survey by the Risk Advisory Group is anything to go by, it’s more important than ever before to take what you read on CVs with a pinch of salt. In an analysis of 3,000 CVs, they found the number of candidates lying about their background or achievements had increased by 15 per […]

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Five TED Talks for HR professionals – part 2

With a library of more than 1900 (and growing) inspirational, informative, thought-provoking, rallying, ingenious, funny, courageous and  fascinating talks to choose from, we couldn’t resist a dip into TED Talks pond. So, here are five more TED Talks for HR professionals looking for personal and professional growth – carefully selected by the team at Cezanne HR. […]

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Supporting employee well-being

Recent press reports about the health risks of the ‘sedentary’ lives led by office workers has brought the issue of employee well-being to the fore. Research from On your Feet Britain, together with the British Heart Foundation, suggests that sitting for long periods of time at work is linked to a host of health problems. […]

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How to manage conflict in your team

You would have to have been holed up in a cave for the past week to not be aware of the fierce debate that has erupted over Jeremy Clarkson’s alleged ‘fracas’ with a producer colleague. Thanks to Clarkson’s high profile, the workplace meltdown has attracted acres of press coverage and hours of broadcast time. But […]

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How to win support for a new HR system

Getting senior management buy-in to HR software can be a challenge. There’s often the perception that HR technology will be expensive and complicated to implement – and won’t make enough of a difference to justify the investment in time and money. Practitioners who need to get the business on board will have to make full use […]

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What’s holding HR back? Is it technology?

As I was reading the recent CIPD HR Outlook report, I was surprised to see that only 30% of HR practitioners reported implementing HR software that allows manager and employee self-service, while just 28% were using HR portals; the figures were even less for SMEs (companies employing up to 250 staff). These findings wouldn’t have been […]

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