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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Easy ways to improve recruitment (and why you need to care)

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As a recent graduate, I’m no stranger to the process of job hunting. Scrolling endlessly through online job boards, spending hours writing cover letters and CVs, tailoring them to each individual job spec and then spell checking again and again (and again). It’s an exhausting process, so it’s only fair that companies acknowledge the hard […]

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Reports: One of the Big Five Benefits of an HR system

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Are you committed to providing managerial and operational staff with the information they need? Could you figure in headlines like “Employers ‘named and shamed’ over minimum wage failings” or “right-to-work checks?” More than one household name has been caught out recently. Do you know how many days you lose to sickness each month, or how […]

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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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