Sunday, March 25, 2012

UK - HR and Spotting Fraud

It’s surprisingly easy to take on someone who isn’t who they say they are, especially when your focus is on can they do the job in question, not who they say they might be.

HR and Spotting Fraud

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Australia - Free HR Downloads

Six Pitfalls of Workforce Planning

Free download: Know the pitfalls that companies can fall into when doing strategic workforce planning.

Measuring and Addressing Competency Gaps

Free download: Learn how to find and fill competency gaps in your organization before they affect you.

Driving Business Execution Through Integrated Talent Management

Free download: Discover how you can leverage talent management processes to drive business execution.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

UK - Minimum Wage Increases

The adult minimum wage rate will increase from £6.08 to £6.19 an hour on October 1 2012.

National Minimum Wage Increases

Friday, March 16, 2012

UK - HR as a Business Partner

The term 'business partner' is often highlighted as an important aspect in discussions about the role of the human resource manager but being a 'business partner' needs wide business knowledge. According to a new report released by the CIPD three fifths of HR practitioners feel that the profession needs to be 'business savvy' with improved understanding of business issues. But the CIPD acknowledges that this can be easier said than done. The CIPD report shows that a common trait among the people they interviewed was curiosity about the organization in which they worked and the wider context in which they operated.

HR as a Business Partner

Monday, March 12, 2012

UK - Resolving Unwitting Discrimination

In this article, we look at how employers might seek to resolve the problem of discrimination against disabled participants in personality tests and the pitfalls associated with trying to make reasonable adjustments.

'Computer says no': Are you unwittingly discriminating with personality testing? (Part 2)

Friday, March 09, 2012

Multiple Internet Identities: Keeping Track

A growing number of internet users have split themselves into multiple personalities (albeit web-based) to conduct day-to-day business.

Multiple Internet Identities: Keeping Track

Friday, March 02, 2012

USA - Employee Engagement

Employees need to feel like they are progressing. If you think about a time when you did something extraordinary at work, most likely you accomplished a difficult goal that was important to the organization.

Employee Engagement

UK - Healthy Eating

It has been claimed that one in three office employees skips a proper lunch, and instead snacks on unhealthy options, which can lead to lethargy, irritability and decreased productivity.

Healthy Eating Key to Workplace Productivity

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Vision on Talent

The concepts of 'Vision' and 'Individual talent development' currently cause a lot of confusion and discussion. Many organizations have 'long term' thinking and are actively developing and realizing a vision in this field. Yet there are many organizations which, for various reasons, do not put much energy into developing a 'Vision on talent'.

Vision on Talent, a 'must' for organizations