Should you be doing more to help your gig workers?

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The gig economy has again been hitting the headlines, with courier company Hermes announcing the creation of a new worker status, ‘self-employed plus’. This move, considered by many to be a huge step towards a fairer gig economy, guarantees minimum wage and holiday pay to its drivers without affecting their self-employed status. With labour shortages […]

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10 things to put on your HR portal

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What is an HR portal? An HR portal, sometimes known as an employee portal, is as an online central hub where employees can access information about their workplace quickly and easily. A growing number of companies are turning to internal social platforms to help employees stay up-to-date, connect with colleagues and work together seamlessly on […]

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What are ‘connector managers’ and why do you need them?

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Equipping employees with the skills to thrive in a complex, constantly changing world of work is one of the biggest challenges facing organisations today. And, for the most part, companies are dependent on their line managers to ensure this happens. But in a recent Gartner survey of HR practitioners, almost half said their managers are […]

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Want to be in demand? Brush up your digital HR skills

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Further confirmation – if it were needed – that digital skills are going to be core for HR professionals of the future, comes in the shape of a recent article from the HR Director. The magazine puts digital-savvy HR advisors in the top 10 most in-demand roles for 2019. There’s no doubt that technology is […]

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Onboarding’s for life, not just for new starters

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Most HR practitioners are fully aware of the benefits of having a well-thought-out onboarding process. With all the research pointing the same way – that those who onboard new employees properly boast higher employee retention rates and save on recruitment costs – taking onboarding seriously should be a no brainer for employers. However, it seems […]

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Why soft skills are rising up the training agenda

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In a future where Artificial Intelligence is predicted to change the face of work as we know it, employers are switching on to the fact that soft skills will become an increasingly important competence for their people. The ‘robots’ may well have the ability to crunch the numbers and automate pretty much every core corporate […]

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