Getting the Most Out of Your Internal Talent

Been feeling a tight squeeze when it comes to talent? According to the ManpowerGroup 2015 Talent Shortage Survey, an average of 38% of businesses are having difficulty filling positions worldwide—making it the highest percentage since 2007. There’s no doubt that employers will be facing a recruitment headache over the next few years and will have to […]

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Why HR People Need to Love People

There’s been quite a bit of chatter (from us included) on how HR professionals need to become more business savvy and financially aware to win the respect of management colleagues. That’s probably true, but we should also remember what Human Resources is all about. People. There’s been so much pressure on HR to concentrate on […]

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How Effective is Your Global HR Software?

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Are you able to manage globally as well as locally? “International talent can help your business flourish by dramatically expanding the scope of your ideas and perspectives, connecting you with clients from across the globe, and helping you stand out from the competition.” Yuriy Boykiv, Inc. Over the past few weeks I have spoken to a company […]

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How to: Combat Stress

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5 Ways for You and Your HR Team to Keep Your Cool  Summer is over and work pressure is starting to build. HR teams often find themselves particularly busy at the beginning of autumn; there is definitely a “back to school” buzz. Managers are feelings re-energized, excited to pursue new people-related initiatives or tackle performance […]

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5 Ways for HR Professionals to Achieve Star Status

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How can HR professionals achieve star status? There’s been much debate recently about the need for the HR profession to step their game and prove their valuable contribution to the business. (How to be an HR Superstar!) But what do HR people need to do personally to win the respect of their management colleagues, build […]

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How to be Successful in HR

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The Human Resources department has a professional image that is less than satisfactory, and it doesn’t seem to be improving. First up was research released by the CIPD, which suggested that HR’s often overly bureaucratic approach was getting in the way of building trust between employees and managers within organizations. Too many rules and regulations, […]

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