How HR software can help companies win the war for talent

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The CIPD has set alarm bells ringing with its recent report highlighting the difficulty employers are facing when it comes to recruitment. In its latest Labour Market Outlook survey, almost two thirds of organisations said they were finding at least some of their vacancies difficult to fill. More than a quarter are already having to […]

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How HR can help managers address poor performance

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Performance-related problems often come knocking on HR’s door. A manager has lost patience with an employee’s consistent lateness and wants HR to invoke the formal disciplinary procedure. A sales consultant has started to miss targets and the manager thinks they should go. An employee is struggling to get to grips with a new way of […]

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Books for the bank holiday weekend and beyond

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What’s on your reading list? Will you be whiling away the long weekend gripped by the latest thriller from David Baldacci or James Patterson? Or are you planning to relax with a bit of chick-lit courtesy of Marian Keyes or Sophie Kinsella? Sometimes, it’s good to ring the changes by throwing a business book into […]

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How to get to grips with people data

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HR people have long been the target of accusations that they are not sufficiently tech-savvy and are behind their peers in other professions when it comes to leveraging data. But while there are undoubtedly a few technophobes still out there, the profession does seem to have woken up to the important role people analytics can […]

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HR podcasts for by the pool

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So the great Summer get-away has begun. The out-of-office is on, the suitcase is packed and you’re looking forward to a couple of weeks in the sun. Holidays should of course be about switching off, relaxing and leaving the pressures of work behind you. But for many, it’s also a rare chance to do some […]

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Why HR needs to dig beneath the data

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There’s an awful lot of talk around about people data and the key role it has to play in helping HR drive performance and understand what makes the workforce tick. Recent CIPD research, for example, has shown that organisations with a strong people analytics culture are more likely to report strong business performance. There is, […]

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