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July 17, 2019

Talent Flow – What is it? How can it be utilized to create a competitive advantage?

Talent Flow – What is it? How can it be utilized to create a competitive advantage?     Most businesses know that there are many benefits to  Succession Planning such as reduced staff turnover and fewer costs associated with talent acquisition to name just two. So, what is Talent Flow then? And how can it benefit companies with their Succession Planning goals? Succession planning in any form can provide value to companies. Many businesses, however, are unaware that they are likely just scratching the surface when it comes to succession planning. While the ability to identify current vacancies and match […]
July 4, 2019
Workforce of the Future - Are you HR ready!

Welcome to the Workforce of the Future – Is your HR ready?

Welcome to the Workforce of the Future – Is your HR ready?     Ready or not, the workforce of the future is coming. In fact, in many ways, it’s already here. Our workforce is changing, arguably for the better. Diversity, flexibility in job roles and a yearning to learn and develop modern skills are just some of the attributes of today’s growing workforce. All of these things have been shown to have a positive impact on innovation, productivity, and efficiency. Businesses should be excited about this sunny forecast, but be aware that only the ones who will benefit from […]
July 1, 2019
What is Workforce Collaboration How does it benefit Businesses

What Is Workforce Collaboration & How Does It Impact Your Business?

What Is Workforce Collaboration & How Does It Impact Your Business?       Today, you can’t be considered a modern workplace without being a connected workplace. Utilising social networks and other technology to improve communication is decidedly in fashion, especially as it’s seen as the best way to improve workforce collaboration.  Unfortunately, many businesses today use communication and collaboration interchangeably, not realising that having one doesn’t automatically guarantee the other. While providing the tools to communicate is certainly the first step, it’s no guarantee that employees in hyper-connected workspaces use these tools effectively, or use them at all.   […]
June 26, 2019
4 Steps to Better Recruitment with SuccessFactors Recruiting Module

4 Steps to Better Recruitment with SuccessFactors Recruiting Module

4 Steps to Better Recruitment with SuccessFactors Recruiting Module     Have you tried optimising your recruitment process with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting module? Read below for the many benefits that technology brings to your organisation’s hiring and recruitment efforts.  Today, the hunt for the best talent is more competitive than ever. Technology has helped many businesses streamline their recruitment process and access a wider talent pool than ever before from all over the world, making the market even more competitive. Of course, used strategically, this same technology can be used to stop competing and start winning at talent acquisition. As […]
June 21, 2019
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How to Improve Your Company Performance With Goal Setting?

How to Improve Your Company Performance With Goal Setting?     We all have ideas about what is most important for businesses, but goal setting is arguably one of the most basic, and vital, parts of a business. After all, it’s not just businesses that benefit from goal setting but it is great for employees personal growth as well. We promote the benefits of personal goal setting to help us succeed every day. Even though goal setting in the workplace is obvious, sometimes it is seen as time-consuming and ineffective so skipped entirely, and sometimes it is not done right. […]
June 19, 2019
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Why Should Companies Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Why Should Companies Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?     Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become serious buzzwords in recent years with a glaring spotlight on the differences between ages, genders, races, disabilities and more in the workplace. Developments in world beliefs, economies, populations and technologies have changed diversity all over the globe and yet decision-making practices have changed little in many companies. This apparent gap between demographics in the population and that currently seen in companies is not only starting to affect reputations, but research has also shown that it’s simply ineffective. It’s time that businesses stopped […]
June 13, 2019
Importance and Impact of Company Culture on your Business

The Importance and Impact of Company Culture on your Business

The Importance and Impact of Company Culture on your Business     In business, we usually want things to be grounded in numbers. Data, metrics, pretty much anything that is tangible and preferably quantitative. Company culture doesn’t fit into this ideal at all, yet it’s widely agreed to be one of the most important parts of a business. It’s the foundation of everything a company does, it dictates almost everything about a business. It affects how employees feel and how they work, how leaders lead and managers manage. Proving its  importance is a bit of a problem, however, when it’s […]
June 7, 2019
The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR

The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR

The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR     It’s no secret that big data is big news both in HR and elsewhere in the business. Just as companies can better market to their customers, thanks to insights gleaned from consumer data, HR departments can make better workforce and business decisions based on their own data. Unfortunately, there are still many companies that either aren’t collecting and storing the right human resources data or simply aren’t utilising the data they do have. Today, powerful HR management systems and innovative software mean companies have access to more […]
June 4, 2019
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7 Steps To An Effective Employee Training Program

 7 Steps To An Effective Employee Training Program     Workplace training, learning, and development are essential for any business. Whether it is to meet compliance requirements in a regulated industry, nurture future leaders or engage and encourage employees to improve retention. Whatever the motivation, employee training is a necessity, but developing an effective employee training program can be a challenge. Identifying training opportunities, designing successful training programs, promoting training and encouraging participation can all present obstacles. Fortunately, employee training and development is our specialty. We’ve helped companies from every industry including council authorities deliver better staff training. We have considerable […]
May 27, 2019
HRIS Purpose, Scope, Limitations & Benefits 2

Purpose, Scope & Benefits of HRIS

Purpose, Scope, Limitations & Benefits of HRIS     If you work in HR then you know how difficult it can be to manage an entire workforce. Whether it’s arranging payroll and monitoring performance or simply storing accurate employee information and keeping it up to date, there is a huge range of everyday tasks that can be both time consuming and challenging. It’s no surprise then that technology has stood up to try to solve these problems and more in the form of HRIS or Human Resource Information Systems. But what are HRIS and HRMS? Here we look at what […]

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