Saturday, November 17, 2018

Australia - Unemployment At 5.0%

Seasonally adjusted, unemployment remained at 5.0% and the number of people in employment rose by 32,800 to 12,671,500.

Australian Employment Statistics

Friday, November 16, 2018

HRM and E-commerce

How are e-commerce and human resources inexorably linked? What methods can be employed so that in-house efficiency will be maximised? 

The Undeniable Relationship Between Effective HRM and Bespoke E-Commerce Solutions

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

UK - Unemployment At 4.1%

The unemployment rate stands at 4.1% - 0.2% down over the year - but up by 21,000 on the previous quarter.

32.41 million people were in work in the July 2018 to September 2018 quarter according to the labour force survey (LFS). This was 23,000 more than the previous quarter and 350,000 higher than the same quarter last year.

UK Employment Statistics

Sunday, November 04, 2018

How To Improve Your Workplace For Your Employees

Your company will have a much easier job recruiting top talent when your business is viewed as a desirable place to work.

How To Improve Your Workplace For Your Employees

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Canadian Unemployment Rate At 5.8%

Statistics Canada reported that employment was virtually unchanged in October. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1% to 5.8%.

Canadian Unemployment Rate At 5.8%

US Unemployment At 3.7%

Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 250,000 in October, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent.

US Unemployment At 3.7%

Monday, September 10, 2018

Myths Around Stress And How To Deal With Them

The last few decades of scientific research into stress has provided a new and more diverse picture of what stress is, contradicting our previous understanding of stress, its causes and prevention.

Myths Around Stress And How To Deal With Them

Friday, September 07, 2018

Turning the Tide on BI Failure

When does business information become a business disadvantage? Using today's Business Intelligence (BI) tools can be a bit like trying to drink from a fire hydrant - too much information, from all directions, with no control.

Turning the Tide on BI Failure

Sunday, September 02, 2018

How to Protect Your Retail Business from Fraud

Running a retail business can leave you wide open to various cases of fraud. You can be attacked from all angles, and it's vital you give yourself all the tools to prevent it.

How to Protect Your Retail Business from Fraud

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Prioritize Building a Culture of Collaboration to Eliminate Workplace Silos

Recent studies have shown that companies that invest in a collaborative culture report stronger revenue growth and happier employees.

Prioritize Building a Culture of Collaboration to Eliminate Workplace Silos

Friday, July 27, 2018

Skills That Need to Find Its Place in Your Business Resume in 2018

Adding random traits and unnecessary details about skills and habits employers have no interest in waters down a resume, making it less impressive.

Skills That Need to Find Its Place in Your Business Resume in 2018

Crisis communication: the power of video during uncertain times

Amidst all of the recent uncertainty, video is quickly emerging as a powerful corporate communication medium.

Crisis communication: the power of video during uncertain times

Monday, July 23, 2018

Fitness In The Workplace: How Employers Can Get Behind It

To get the best from your employees ideally they need to be in optimal health mentally, physically and emotionally.

Fitness In The Workplace: How Employers Can Get Behind It

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Seven Tips To Successful Working Relationships In a Family Business

Brookman Solicitors reveal the seven tips to successful working relationships in a family business based on a recent relationship survey of over 1000 individuals.

Seven Tips To Successful Working Relationships In a Family Business

Winning the war on talent: improving employee experiences to drive business value

Great benefits and cool office perks are no longer enough, employees want simple digital experiences that make work, work better for them.

Winning the war on talent: improving employee experiences to drive business value

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Recruitment difficulties to continue

Potential candidates are being put off using recruitment agencies because of concerns about receiving details of irrelevanr jobs

Recruitment difficulties to continue

Friday, June 29, 2018

6 bad meeting habits which could be silencing introverts

Whether the workplace atmosphere is dominated by a loud CEO, a talkative sales exec or Brenda in accounts, there can often be a clear line drawn in the sand between introverts and extroverts.

6 bad meeting habits which could be silencing introverts

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

How Businesses Can Help Employees With Student Debt

Over 50% of employees with student debt claim that their student debt makes it hard for them to focus on their job.

How Businesses Can Help Employees With Student Debt

Monday, June 11, 2018

Ensuring Your Staff Are Prepared For Work Travel

Workers travelling cross-country and internationally poses a specific challenge to HR when it comes to ensuring compliance is upheld and standards are followed.

Ensuring Your Staff Are Prepared For Work Travel

Monday, May 28, 2018

5 Key Behavioural Traits of Successful Leaders

It is easy to assume that there are natural leaders, and those who simply aren't up to the task of managing other people, but this just isn't
true.

5 Key Behavioural Traits of Successful Leaders

Monday, May 21, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Tips For Creating a Safe Working Environment

The specialist team at LegalExpert.co.uk explore what HR departments need to consider when creating the ultimate 'safe' working environment that will ensure any prospective candidates are eager to become your next employee!

Tips For Creating a Safe Working Environment

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A lesson for businesses on attracting the App Generation

With this new 'app generation' already starting to enter the world of work, businesses must prepare for a whole host of new expectations and digital preferences.

A lesson for businesses on attracting the App Generation

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Canada - Ongoing Competition for Talent

Canadian employers are doing more in a competitive job market to recruit and retain recent post-secondary graduates according to a survey of 95 leading Canadian companies.

Ongoing Competition for Talent

Sunday, April 15, 2018

It's not me, it's you: re-thinking the exit interview process to transform the employee experience

Think about the last time you left a job. When you had that exit interview with HR, did you come away feeling your feedback was really going to make a difference to the organisation? Or was it just an opportunity to get a few things off your chest that you hadn't been able to put forward until then?

It's not me, it's you: re-thinking the exit interview process to transform the employee experience

Saturday, April 14, 2018

DTL Letter to editor in response to Reform report on apprenticeship levy

A newly-published report by the think tank Reform correctly identifies some of the issues raised by the Apprenticeship Levy but is wide of the mark on three counts.

DTL Letter to editor in response to Reform report on apprenticeship levy

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Attracting Top Talent: Using Your Design Skills

Have you ever considered the importance of branding and design in attracting top talent to your business?

Attracting Top Talent: Using Your Design Skills

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Is Your Job Making You Sleep Deprived?

Sleep is the most vital component to having both an enjoyable and a fruitful day. A Sleep Council study revealed that the industry you work in can greatly affect how you sleep.

Is Your Job Making You Sleep Deprived?

7 tips for building great recruting pitch for local businesses

When you're a local business it's sometimes hard to imagine you can compete with big, national or even international players when it comes to recruiting talent. But there are many ways in which your business offers more to candidates than your larger competitors.

7 tips for building great recruting pitch for local businesses

Monday, April 02, 2018

Canada - PEI Minimum Wage Increases

The Prince Edward Island minimum wage increased by 30 cents to $11.55 per hour on April 1, 2018.

PEI Minimum Wage

Canada - New Brunswick Minimum Wage

New Brunswick's minimum wage has been increased to $11.25 per hour from $11 per hour on April 1 2018.

New Brunswick Minimum Wage

Friday, March 16, 2018

How to Secure a Rewarding Career in Human Resources

Many budding professionals are eager to secure a job in human resources, as it is one of the fast-growing employment fields. Not only that, but it can provide varied tasks and offers a rewarding salary that is above the national average.

How to Secure a Rewarding Career in Human Resources

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

7 Tips When Negotiating a Job Offer

You finally got the offer. Now what are you going to do about it?

7 Tips When Negotiating a Job Offer

The value of video in employee onboarding

The faster new hires feel welcomed and prepared for their jobs, the faster they will be able to successfully contribute to the business.

The value of video in employee onboarding

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Educating Your Employees to Take Cybersecurity Seriously

Here are a few reasons why you need to educate your employees to take cybersecurity seriously, as well as several tips on how to do so with a much
greater efficiency.

Educating Your Employees to Take Cybersecurity Seriously

Are You Listening To Your Employees Enough?

When organisations choose not to listen to their employees, they also decide to forego a hugely valuable resource.

Are You Listening To Your Employees Enough?

Monday, February 26, 2018

Giving negative feedback

How can you be unfailingly courteous and respectful without then also beating around the bush and losing focus and impact?

Giving negative feedback

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

How to Achieve Success in any Job

There are some things you can do to thrive at work no matter your occupation.

How to Achieve Success in any Job

Saturday, February 03, 2018

The new rules of meeting room etiquette

While much common sense meeting room etiquette remains relevant, advances in technology mean that some of the old, more bureaucratic rules can be thrown out.

The new rules of meeting room etiquette

Thursday, February 01, 2018

7 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement for Your Best Workers

In the HR world, we're constantly hearing about employee engagement, for good reason. Workers who are more engaged at work tend to be more calm, confident, positive, inspiring and motivated. Their enthusiasm and commitment also tends to rub off on others around them, boosting teamwork, collaboration and
overall success.

7 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement for Your Best Workers

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

10 Crucial Signs That Your Startup May Not Work

In spite of all the obstacles and challenges, people are happier when they try to do something for themselves and not work for a corporation.

10 Crucial Signs That Your Startup May Not Work

Saturday, January 13, 2018

How To Take Care Of Your Employees' Mental Health

Stress in the workplace is inevitable but its effects can be countered if you have the right processes in place.

How To Take Care Of Your Employees' Mental Health

5 Ways to Manage Employees Who Have More Expertise Than You

Being someone's manager when you know they have the skills and abilities required to be your manager can sometimes feel a little awkward. There's a reason why you were awarded your current position, and you'll need to remember that when things can sometimes feel strange.

5 Ways to Manage Employees Who Have More Expertise Than You

Sunday, January 07, 2018

Improve Employee Wellbeing in 2018

Employee initiatives are no longer just a perk to attract talent. They are now becoming a key priority across businesses to improve employee wellbeing and protect their mental health. Every forward-thinking business must therefore strive to create a company culture that allows people to thrive both personally and professionally. Find out how to improve employee wellbeing in 2018.

Improve Employee Wellbeing in 2018

Monday, January 01, 2018

Canada - Ontario Minimum Wage

Ontario’s general minimum wage increased from $11.60 per hour to $14 per hour on January 1, 2018.

Ontario Minimum Wage

Friday, December 15, 2017

Russian Hackers Never Sleep: How To Protect Yourself

The harm caused by hackers is enormous. They steal personal data, banking details and leave the whole system out of order.

Russian Hackers Never Sleep: How To Protect Yourself

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Business Case for Digitising Human Resources

HR sees the benefit of adopting technology to improve its practices, but what if some companies still need convincing? Here are the top four ways digitising HR functions adds value to the organisation.

The Business Case for Digitising Human Resources

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Want the Job? Be Passionate About the Industry

No matter what job you are applying for, you need to be passionate about the industry. The more passionate and knowledgeable you are about the industry, the better. Sure, you can get hired without this passion, but if you want to succeed and build a career, you need to have the drive that propels you forward. The passion you need to succeed stems from choosing companies that are either in the industry you love or ones that cater to a cause you care about.

Want the Job? Be Passionate About the Industryc

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

7 common pitfalls to avoid in your employee experience programme

Compared to customers, employees simply do not have the same opportunities or platforms available to voice their opinions on their experience at work.

7 common pitfalls to avoid in your employee experience programme

Monday, December 04, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

How to Turn a Job Loss into an Amazing Career Opportunity

You've reached a turning point, and this turning point has the potential to change your life for the better.

How to Turn a Job Loss into an Amazing Career Opportunity

How to make a career change when you are an entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is often seen as a dream career, so many people might wonder why anyone would ever want to change out of it.

How to make a career change when you are an entrepreneur

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The Trends Shaping Recruitment

Some of the cutting edge techniques that recruitment agencies are employing to find the very best candidates who are capable and reliable.

The Trends Shaping Recruitment

Exciting Opportunities for Varied Accounting Careers

Here are a few ways that accounting careers offer different challenges to people who wish to tackle them.

Exciting Opportunities for Varied Accounting Careers

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The Difficulties Of Being An Introverted Leader

As an introvert, you may wonder how you can successfully be a leader. It can be done, and many introverts have been amongst the best
leaders of all time - but success does not come without hardships.

The Difficulties Of Being An Introverted Leader

Friday, September 29, 2017

UK - How to Check Your Criminal Record before Your Employer Does

Nowadays, employers insist on doing background checks on all new employees.

Employee Tips 101: How to Check Your Criminal Record before Your Employer Does

Preparing To Land Your First Job

Graduating college is exciting and scary for some. It’s a step in the right direction, but most likely you aren’t sure which way you’re going. That’s what you have to figure out once you’ve completed all of your coursework. It’s a normal feeling and not one to be worried about.

Preparing To Land Your First Job

Monday, September 25, 2017

USA - Skin Tone Affects Job Chances

Colorism - discrimination based on skin color - has a significant effect on employment prospects.

Skin Tone Affects Job Chances

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Effective Strategies to Boost Cross-Team Collaboration

Many companies bring people with different talents and expertise together to work toward achieving key organizational goals.

Effective Strategies to Boost Cross-Team Collaboration

4 Tips For Handling Difficult Situations At Work

When you're working, you're bound to run into issues. Being in charge is tough because you're the one who has to solve all of the problems. You have to find a way to not stress out and to focus on dealing with one incident at a time.

4 Tips For Handling Difficult Situations At Work

Monday, September 18, 2017

How to Market Your HR Services

Are you an HR company owner or an HR freelancer who wants to attract more clients to your business?

How to Market Your HR Services

The Importance of Human Resources in Construction

For HR professionals, a thorough understanding of recruitment, training, and retention is essential for running an effective human resources department in the construction industry.

The Importance of Human Resources in Construction

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

5 Things All Employees Should Know About Information Security

Employees often pose the biggest threat to a company's information security. It only takes one wrong click of a button to affect a business's security, finances and reputation.

5 Things All Employees Should Know About Information Security

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Responsibilities to Employees if You Buy or Sell a Business

Buying or selling a business affects a lot of people - namely all of the employees that work for or with that business. It's going to be a huge adjustment for them, and you're responsible for facilitating that adjustment. Business is business, but this is an instance in which people need to be put first. If you don't handle the situation properly, things can get bumpy later on down the road. Make sure you're covering your bases when dealing with the employees you're passing off or inheriting.

What Are Your Responsibilities to Employees if You Buy or Sell a Business?

Friday, July 14, 2017

How to Professionally Deny a Raise Request

When an employee comes to you for a raise, it often takes a lot of courage to actually get up and ask the question. The thing is, due to numerous reasons, you might not be ready or willing to increase their salary yet. However, communicating this to an employee is a very difficult and delicate matter. They may not be ready to hear a negative response, and if they do, it may kill their motivation. Here’s how to professionally deny their request and keep them motivated to work hard.

How to Professionally Deny a Raise Request

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Ups and Downs of a Late Career Change

It's no secret that in today's fast-paced world, employees are becoming more disillusioned with the idea of carrying out their entire career within one organisation, or indeed, industry. With many opportunities for adult learning, there is no reason why careers need to stagnate purely because of age.

The Ups and Downs of a Late Career Change

Monday, July 10, 2017

Midlife job search: facts and myths

With an aging global workforce and an economy which has forced many companies to downsize, it's no wonder that many workers over the age of 40 are trying to find a new position.

Midlife job search: facts and myths

Monday, July 03, 2017

Canada - Alberta Minimum Wage

A year ago Alberta's provincial government decided to move towards a minimum wage of $15 per hour by 2018.

Alberta Minimum Wage

Australia - National Minimum Wage

Australia's revised national minimum wage (NMW) was implemented on July 1 2017.

National Minumum Wage

Friday, June 30, 2017

Australia - Year-round thanks essential

79% of Australian employees preferred appreciation by managers all-year round instead of single annual events for recognition such as work anniversaries, performance reviews, or company events.

Year-round thanks essential

Friday, June 23, 2017

How to Create a Friendly Office Environment

Whether your office environment has actually become unpleasant or you simply feel as though things aren't as great as they could be, you have plenty of options to remedy the situation.

How to Create a Friendly Office Environment

Thursday, June 22, 2017

4 Challenges American Businesses Face when Outsourcing IT Overseas

Outsourcing overseas has been held up as a gold standard for saving money by relying on world class talent elsewhere in the world. It typically provides 24x7 coverage in conjunction with US based software support or back office staff. It often allows businesses to work with tech staff in the markets they want to cultivate, as Microsoft's Indian and Chinese hubs demonstrate. However, outsourcing IT overseas brings its own challenges, many of which can lead to serious problems for the company or its customers. Here are four challenges businesses face when outsourcing IT overseas.

4 Challenges American Businesses Face when Outsourcing IT Overseas

Which Functions You Should Outsource and Which Ones You Should Not

When the idea of outsourcing comes up, the next question arises - outsource what?

Which Functions You Should Outsource and Which Ones You Should Not

Monday, June 19, 2017

4 Ways Managerial Staff Can Make Themselves Easier for Employees to Contact

Depending on the kind of organization you're working for, there may be a variety of ways to get in touch with management about a specific problem or complaint. In some workplaces, it's an easier process than in others, and typically some managers are easier to contact. However, for the sake of maintaining customer satisfaction and productivity levels it would be wise to ensure quick and easy correspondence between all company staff on an ongoing basis. With that said, here are four ways managerial staff can make themselves more accessible to other employees:

4 Ways Managerial Staff Can Make Themselves Easier for Employees to Contact

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Monday, June 05, 2017

How You Can Benefit from Employee Surveys

Some helpful information that you can use to empower your workforce and fix those underlying issues that may be affecting your productivity.

How You Can Benefit from Employee Surveys

Saturday, May 27, 2017

HR Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Stress

Employers and HR departments need to recognize the signs of stress and find ways to deal with employee stress and anxiety effectively.

HR Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Stress

Friday, May 26, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Flexibility and Burnout

Flexibilty can improve job satisfaction and cut levels of stress and burnout.

Flexibility and Burnout

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Office Party

Office parties can be a great way to boost engagement and build a bond between your employees. However, they can be a total HR nightmare if they're not handled properly.

4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Office Party

Friday, May 19, 2017

USA - Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Legal Services

If you've been proposed a prepaid legal plan or legal protection plan, you might be wondering what their benefits are.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Legal Services

Why 2017 is the Year of Video Marketing

Have you noticed that Facebook has become flooded with videos recently? Videos of funny stories, sad stories, videos that are showcasing a business; they are all on there. It is not just Facebook either; we are seeing this happen across LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media platforms. It is estimated that 80% of all internet traffic by 2019 will be video.

Why 2017 is the Year of Video Marketing

Friday, May 12, 2017

UK - The Importance of Team Building in HR Management

Team building can play a huge part in strengthening a corporate culture and a great tool in achieving an efficient organisation.

The Importance of Team Building in HR Management

USA - The Role of HR in Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

While the priority should be about protecting the health and wellbeing of employers, it can also reflect positively on the firm's balance sheet too

The Role of HR in Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Thursday, May 11, 2017

UK - 5 HR Mistakes to Avoid When Dismissing Staff

Sometimes, when all other avenues have failed, it is necessary to say goodbye to underperforming employees in order to optimise business efficiency.

5 HR Mistakes to Avoid When Dismissing Staff

7 Technologies That Will Transform Human Resources in 2017

Technology is set to completely transform the way we approach Human Resources and recruitment.

7 Technologies That Will Transform Human Resources in 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Grey Economy: The HR Benefits Of Hiring Older Workers

Many employers are still reluctant to hire people in their sixties, despite the fact that older workers can confer a wide array of benefits to a given workforce.

The Grey Economy: The HR Benefits Of Hiring Older Workers

USA - Payroll Advice for Small Businesses

Payroll management is not straightforward, and if you are a small business without any payroll experts, it can be a minefield trying to work through all of the legalities and setting up systems and processes.

Payroll Advice for Small Businesses

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

USA - Telling the Truth on Your Resume

Those that are not completely honest are being refused jobs, and those already in a job will lose the job and any related unemployment benefits.

Telling the Truth on Your Resume

Thursday, April 06, 2017

USA - 3 Human Resource Trends to Watch for in 2017

HR is constantly evolving and the changes are much deeper than when the personnel department was renamed Human Resources. This evolution isn't just driven by changing laws and business practices. Technology, financial pressures, and shifting business practices are dramatically altering the job of HR personnel.

Let's look at three HR trends to watch for in 2017 and beyond.

3 Human Resource Trends to Watch for in 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

Canada - Nova Scotia Minimum Wage

On April 1, Nova Scotia's minimum wage rose by 15 cents, to $10.85 an hour

Nova Scotia Minimum Wage

USA - What Should You Do If You Cannot Pay Your 941 Payment to the IRS?

It is extremely important that you do everything you can physically do to ensure your organization's 941 tax deposits and filings are updated and current.

What Should You Do If You Cannot Pay Your 941 Payment to the IRS?

Friday, March 17, 2017

Tech Companies All-Costs Model is Destroying Human Resources Management

As a human resources manager, it is your job to take every allegation seriously and work to resolve each issue, regardless of the culture at your company.

Tech Companies All-Costs Model is Destroying Human Resources Management

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Australia - The Wonders of Using Cloud-based Payroll Software

Contrary to what others might think, cloud systems can actually offer enhanced data security compared to traditional payroll systems.

The Wonders of Using Cloud-based Payroll Software

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A question that HR workers often debate is, who is responsible for the protection of data?

The increasing risk of cyber attacks on businesses

Friday, February 10, 2017

Workplace Happiness

While everyone wants to be happy at work there are differences depending on factors such as age, gender, and job area.

Workplace Happiness

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

USA - How to be a better Nurse Leader

The healthcare industry is expanding at a stunning rate; it is one of the top 3 fastest growing industries in the country today. Naturally, hospitals and medical practices are in need of skilled nursing professionals to fill mid- to top-level positions.

How to Be a Better Nurse Leader

Friday, February 03, 2017

Giving every employee a voice: why CEOs should jump off the pedestal

Open-minded HR departments can reap the rewards of building an engaged workforce and unlock the benefits this creates for the business as a whole.

Giving every employee a voice: why CEOs should jump off the pedestal

Friday, January 20, 2017

Tips for HR Professionals Managing Cross Border Teams

It is becoming increasingly commonplace for businesses of all sizes to operate across international borders.

Tips for HR Professionals Managing Cross Border Teams

USA - What Trump's Presidency Means for the Future of Human Resources

There is no denying that the recent change of guards in American politics is set to have far reaching implications when it comes to labor and human resource management.

What Trump's Presidency Means for the Future of Human Resources

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?

In this article, we're going to discuss some of the appropriate skills and aptitudes of a good HR manager.

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?

USA - Helping Employees with Health Insurance

A lot of studies have confirmed that job (and life) security can help boost employees' productivity levels to new heights.

Helping Employees with Health Insurance

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Australia - Obesity in the workplace

Being overweight has consequences in the workplace. There are associated occupational safety, health, and business risks leading to more and more disputes between employers and employees.

Obesity in the workplace

Australia - Would-be Entrepreneurs

Baby Boomers and Gen Y are leading a movement to abandon the corporate rat race and create start-ups allowing them to become their own boss.

Would-be Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Australia - Skills Crisis in Health and Medical Research

Job insecurity among workers in the Health and Medical Research sector is leading to an impending skills crisis, according to the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR).

Skills Crisis in Health and Medical Research

The Pros of Working Flex Hours

Flex hours are nothing new, but they are certainly catching on in popularity as more and more companies and employees start to understand the benefits it offers.

The Pros of Working Flex Hours

Monday, January 09, 2017

Uncertainty surrounding the UK hotel industry: the actions hoteliers should take

What does the future hold for the UK’s hotel industry?

Uncertainty surrounding the UK hotel industry: the actions hoteliers should take


Why it's important to get diversity right

Creating a diverse workplace isn’t just about adhering to the laws regarding discrimination, but going the extra mile in creating an environment where people from any ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, race, or political belief can feel safe and valued.

Why it's important to get diversity right

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

On-the-job training: the key to meeting client needs

The training of young lawyers is still wedded to 20th or even 19th century thinking: they are taught how to look for and identify problems, not how to solve them.

On-the-job training: the key to meeting client needs

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Take Charge of Your Career Development Today

Take Charge of Your Career Development Today

In today's competitive market, waiting to be promoted is simply not an option. To really advance in your career, you need to take charge of your career development today.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

First Round to the Drivers

The Uber case is a salutary lesson for all employers - whether in the gig economy or not - to look carefully at the terms and conditions of their employment contracts. Try and outrun the law by being too clever and it will eventually catch up with you.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Discrimination in Financial Services

Discrimination in Financial Services - the role of the Financial Ombudsman Service

When financial services are withheld with less legitimate cause, the individual in question may have the right to seek redress.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

UK - How employment tribunal decisions can impact your business

Whatever the size of your business, employers need to keep abreast of changes in employment law. There have been some interesting cases in 2016 which have given clarification on key decisions which employers may face in the workplace.

How employment tribunal decisions can impact your business

Thursday, November 24, 2016

UK - Brexit and Employment Law - just business as usual?

Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, uncertainty surrounding the legal implications have been widespread; particularly within the UK employment law landscape.

Brexit and Employment Law - just business as usual?

Uncovering Potential Leaders with Recruitment Assessment

Recruitment assessment is a detailed and highly analytical process carried out by experts in the fields of business psychology and HR.

Uncovering Potential Leaders with Recruitment Assessment

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Monday, November 07, 2016

What Defines a High Risk Employee?

Never be complacent about your employees. Just because they appear to be happy, it doesn't mean they are not looking for a new job.

What Defines a High Risk Employee?

Friday, October 28, 2016

Extra Workload a Challenge for Work-life Balance

A recent survey suggests that office workloads in major European economies have gone up significantly over the last year.

Extra Workload a Challenge for Work-life Balance

Uberisation: how agile working works for lawyers

Agile working has become a paramount concern for many employers, high on their agenda because they recognise that it can help to create a more efficient and effective organization.

Uberisation: how agile working works for lawyers

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What do HR Recruiters Look for When Assessing Graduates?

Recruiting from the graduate skills market is not the same as drawing from a pool of experienced candidates. Graduates have no real experience, so their main selling point is their academic qualifications and personality. For a recruiter, it's a difficult task to select one graduate from another...

What do HR Recruiters Look for When Assessing Graduates?

Monday, October 24, 2016

Canada - Smart Retention Strategies Depend on Loyalty

Retaining key members of staff is a constant concern for every organization but even the best retention strategies depend on the loyalty of employees.

Smart Retention Strategies Depend on Loyalty

Always Working? How to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

Even if you're incredibly dedicated to the job, it's crucial to achieve a reasonable balance between work and home.

Always Working? How to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Why More Female Entrepreneurs Should Study Analytics

With analytics playing a crucial role when it comes to determining how well your business is performing, understanding how analytics work is important for many female entrepreneurs.

Why More Female Entrepreneurs Should Study Analytics

Monday, October 17, 2016

Things You Need to Know to Be a Successful HR Professional

Although these basic HR skills are often more than enough to tackle the challenges in hand, there are additional things you need to know to be a successful HR professional.

Things You Need to Know to Be a Successful HR Professional

Monday, October 10, 2016

Software to Revolutionise Your Business from Ecommerce Sales to HR

These days, there are a lot of advanced technological tools that businesses can use to succeed and drive their companies far into the future.

Software to Revolutionise Your Business from Ecommerce Sales to HR

Thursday, September 22, 2016

SEO Basics for Recruitment Companies

With millions of people looking for jobs and plenty of employers offering positions, it's no surprise that more and more
entrepreneurs are turning to the recruitment industry for their next business venture.

SEO Basics for Recruitment Companies

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

How the Gig Economy and Freelancers are Reshaping HR Departments

The gig economy is reshaping today's workforce. Over 50 million Americans worked as freelancers in 2015, according to a study by the Freelancers Union and Upwork. This includes temporary workers, independent contractors, moonlighters, freelance business owners and those with mixed streams of income.

How the Gig Economy and Freelancers are Reshaping HR Departments

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Main Reasons Analytics Systems Are Important in Today's HR Departments

A range of business analytics systems are available that have the potential to transform the fortunes of any business. HR in particular, is an area where these analytics systems could be of great value because each HR department deals directly with past, current and future employees in a business. Below are some of the main reasons every HR department or HR officer should use the latest business analytics systems.

The Main Reasons Analytics Systems Are Important in Today's HR Departments

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Recruiting For Diversity

Disability and inclusion policies, including blind CVs, often fail in practice because they are seldom supported by an understanding of true inclusion problems.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Business skills are more important than ever post-Brexit

If the people who are supposed to hold the reigns of the business world are unsure of their ground, how on earth must young people feel when faced with the prospect of getting on the corporate job ladder?
Working for your Workers

To put it simply: our relationship to work has changed.
Time to take on the diversity dilemma

Facebook is the latest in a long line of organisations to have a spotlight shone on its diversity performance.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

There are a lot of ways knowledge in accounting can help you perform better as an HR manager.

How Will Accounting Make You a Better HR Manager?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Brexit and Change Management

The certainty of change coming down the line makes this the perfect time to take a look at the challenges inherent in introducing any change within an organisation.

Brexit and Change Management

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Australia - Benefits of Using SaaS for Payroll

As payroll is one of the largest costs to employers, it is essential to have systems that provide accurate information and payments in line with current legislation.

Benefits of Using SaaS for Payroll

Monday, July 04, 2016

The secret behind successful flexi-working? Culture

When done well, flexi-working can be a game changer and productivity enhancer. The question is, how do you adopt flexi-working in a way that enhances productivity?

The secret behind successful flexi-working? Culture


European Commission Announces Initiative Package

The European Commission is in the process of implementing a wide-ranging strategy to create a genuine ‘Digital Single Market’ across the EU.

Essentially, the Commission’s objective is to enable businesses and consumers across the EU to take advantage of the wide range of available services that are facilitated by new digital technologies, regardless of national borders. More controversially, certain interest groups and some national governments have viewed the ‘DSM agenda’ as an opportunity to increase the regulatory burden placed on new and innovative business models that are threatening incumbents’ existing business models. So far, the Commission appears to be attempting to strike a balance between these two, largely opposing, objectives, rather than coming down firmly on one side or the other.

European Commission Announces Initiative Package