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5 ways HR can reduce employee burnout
For HR professionals
17 Sep 2021
There is widespread agreement that employee burnout is a symptom of modern workplaces that are becoming increasingly fast-paced, complex and demanding.
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Should your company introduce a 'right to disconnect' policy?
For HR professionals
20 Jul 2021
Research carried out by Owl Labs in their annual State of Hybrid Work study, which polled 500 business leaders in the UK, suggests that the majority (84%) of UK businesses plan on having a hybrid, flexible or remote workforce post-pandemic.
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How video interviewing can dramatically improve your hiring process
For HR professionals
7 Jun 2021
Video interviewing is here to stay and we're not surprised, given it means you can skip first-stage interviews, minimise diary coordination, access better talent and halve your hiring time! We've recently added video interviewing to our services; here are some of the...
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Welcome to AmberHR: our new specialist HR division
For HR professionals
10 May 2021
AmberHR is our specialist recruitment division for the HR sector, providing core search and recruitment services alongside networking opportunities through events and seminars, free advice and guidance on HR issues to our clients and local HR market intelligence and resources.
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5 reasons you should show the salary on a job advert
For HR professionals
12 Apr 2021
Whether or not to disclose a salary on a job advert is a contentious issue, and people tend to fall firmly on one side or the other. Here are five reasons why we think stating the salary in your job adverts is important.
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Managing and supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse
For HR professionals
15 Mar 2021
The workplace can often be one of the few places that a person experiencing domestic abuse can be separate from their abuser, and therefore can be somewhere people are able to ask for and access support. But regrettably less than 30% of employers know how to respond.
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The 5-step guide to managing your email
For HR professionals
15 Feb 2021
Focused email management can bring about instant and epic improvements in productivity and attitude; especially as so many of us are now remote working. If you find your inbox is bulging and filling up faster than you can empty it, these tips might be just what you need.
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7 ways upskilling your workforce benefits your company
For HR professionals
18 Jan 2021
A company’s ability to upskill creates a significant competitive advantage in our increasingly technology-driven world. In fact, according to McKinsey, “to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, companies should start reskilling their workforces now.”...
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7 virtual office Christmas party ideas
For HR professionals
15 Dec 2020
With the festive season upon us, keeping our employees feeling connected, valued and included is crucial. Christmas parties and after-work drinks are almost certainly out of the question, but festive virtual experiences and events are a great alternative...
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Our favourite local, independent outlets for your Christmas shopping this year
For HR professionals
23 Nov 2020
As a small, independent business in Ripley, we are throwing our support behind our community at a particularly tough time for retail. We asked our families, friends, candidates, clients and networks to recommend some of their favourite places to 'shop small and shop local'.
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An HR toolkit for leading your team through change and restructure
For HR professionals
26 Oct 2020
We think these are the main considerations for HR leaders when supporting companies and teams through a change process.
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4 strategies for reducing your company's gender pay gap
For HR professionals
23 Sep 2020
The gender pay gap has existed since women entered the workforce and continues to limit and restrict women in every occupation and industry today. Here are some strategies for closing the gender pay gap at your organisation, whatever the size of your workforce.
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5 tips for new HR professionals
For HR professionals
26 Aug 2020
The following five tips are for new professionals entering this growing field who want to build a solid foundation in the profession. (If you're a seasoned professional, you might like to share them with your team!)
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The top 6 reasons companies lose their best employees
For HR professionals
30 Jul 2020
You don’t need us to tell you that an organisation’s most valuable asset is its people – but many who attract top talent frequently fail to retain it. What’s more, the majority of people leave for avoidable reasons. Here are some of the main culprits.
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5 post-COVID work trends your company should consider
For HR professionals
1 Jul 2020
A huge part of our post-COVID working environment will rely on HR leaders rethinking workforce and employee planning, management, performance and experience strategies. Here’s how we think you can do that.
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5 ways to recruit the best graduate talent
For HR professionals
4 Jun 2020
Here are five ways to successfully engage and recruit in the graduate market in 2020.
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7 things your employees want from you right now
For HR professionals
8 May 2020
We asked people what one thing they'd like their companies to be doing for them right now that would help them through this time. Here's what they told us.
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7 things we love about people in HR
For HR professionals
12 Apr 2020
You've told us you're getting lots of advice on what you should and shouldn't be doing, and you're firefighting more than ever - so we thought we'd take a break from the serious stuff and send a little (socially distanced) cuddle to your overloaded inbox this month.
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COVID-19: How to keep employees motivated, reassured and productive
For HR professionals
18 Mar 2020
One of your biggest challenges is keeping your employees (and yourself!) motivated, reassured and productive. Here’s how we think you can do that.
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GUEST BLOG: Legalesign E-signature
For HR professionals
24 Feb 2020
We have invited our partner, Legalesign, to share the benefits of their services with our community of HR professionals.
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