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March 27, 2020

How can an LMS improve a business?

How can an LMS improve a business? In a recent study from LinkedIn*, 94% of employees surveyed confirmed they were more likely to stay with a company that invested in their learning and development. There has also been an abundance of evidence to show how a good learning and development program can improve retention rates, boost productivity and much more. Today, most businesses consider a superior L&D program as essential to organisational success, not just a benefit. For HR managers, the problem isn’t convincing leadership that learning and development deserve serious attention. The problem is proving that these programs can […]
March 23, 2020

TalenTeam Obtains Cyber Essentials Certification

As part of our ongoing commitment to cyber security, we are very pleased to announce that we have achieved Cyber Essentials certification. Keeping data secure has always been extremely important to us – we are committed to strengthening our defences against common threats of cybercrime to an accredited government standard and beyond. The Cyber Essentials scheme, backed by the UK government, defines a baseline standard of security for businesses and aims to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber threats. It outlines the controls that organisations should implement to help mitigate risks. Cyber Essentials concentrates on these key areas: • […]
February 27, 2020
Talent Management in the Banking Industry

Talent Management in the Banking Industry

Talent Management in the Banking Industry You’ve invested in acquiring the best talent, but how do you keep them? In the demanding and fast-paced financial sector, retaining and developing your workforce can be one of the biggest challenges within your HR team. From hire to retire, introducing a mentoring and talent management program can be pivotal for growth and development at every level. We take a look at best practices within the banking industry and how to ensure your business has an effective talent management strategy in place.   The state of talent management in the finance sector In a […]
February 24, 2020

Top 5 HR Challenges in the Financial Industry

Top 5 HR Challenges in the Financial Industry With the ever-increasing changes in technology and competition for jobs, the role of Human Resourcing in the financial sector is becoming more important, but challenging. Here are the top 5 challenges that HR professionals are facing in the financial industry. 1. Skills Gap According to PWC’s Annual Global Survey, 74% of CEOs are concerned about the availability of key skills in the finance industry. As new technology and software continue to change the way we work, staff also need to be upskilled to learn how to use it. Although this looks quite […]
February 6, 2020

Why is Employee Engagement Important at the Workplace?

Why is Employee Engagement Important at the Workplace?     Engaged employees are the best employees, but achieving employee engagement is no small task and it’s only become more challenging in recent years. Employee engagement is difficult these days, in part because many are now hyper-connected technology natives who expect more from their jobs. As well as increased expectations, many businesses still don’t seem to be utilising the available resources to focus on the employee experience rather than just HR efficiencies. This is creating an ever-increasing gap between what employees want and need, and what today’s businesses are delivering. The […]
January 28, 2020
How to deliver a mobile first recruiting experience today

How to Deliver a Mobile-First Recruiting Experience Today?

How to Deliver a Mobile-First Recruiting Experience Today?     To make sure you’re securing the right talent for your business, you first need to make sure that you’re meeting candidates on their terms. Ensuring that you’re on the right career sites, for example, can help widen your talent pool. Today, delivering a great mobile recruiting experience is just as important. Many of today’s job seekers have grown up and entered the workforce with mobile technology, so engaging them on these platforms is vital.   The Importance of Mobile in the Recruitment Process   Both mobile and tablets are a […]
January 20, 2020
Top 3 HR trends for 2020 that you must know

Top 3 HR trends for 2020

Top 3 Emerging HR trends for 2020     There were plenty of big changes and advancements in HR last year but this year looks set to be even bigger. From workplace learning to performance tracking and reviews, we’re seeing continued change at every stage. Some of these changes started in 2019 or even before and are simply gearing up for even bigger leaps in 2020 while others are entirely new. We’ve taken a look at HR as a whole and have identified 3 top HR trends that we expect to see in 2020.    HR Trend #1 – Preparing […]
January 14, 2020
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HR Challenges for 2020: What Experts Want You To Be Aware Of

HR Challenges for 2020: What Experts Want You To Be Aware Of     As we ease into the new year, it’s a good time to reflect on how far we’ve come but also how far we still have to go. The rapid change in both technology and workforce demographics has seen HR professionals adapt and modernise their approach with impressive results. We’ve seen increased adoption of automation, an experience-focused approach to HR, even more, data growth and overall digital transformation in many areas. From Recruitment to Succession Planning, HR professionals have been using tools to help them improve the […]
January 2, 2020
Why do continuous rewards and recognition in the workplace work

Why Do Continuous Rewards and Recognition in the Workplace Work?

Why Do Continuous Rewards and Recognition in the Workplace Work?     Motivating employees is one of the most important, and costly, HR activities. It involves the guidance and oversight of finance and HR, plus it needs managers and department heads on the ground to report on performance. Annual pay rises or bonuses are a heavy overhead for companies so they can’t afford to get it wrong. Unfortunately, many today still are.  Out of the dust, however, is rising a new rewards and recognition process in the workplace. Continuous rewards and recognition such as spot awards are becoming increasingly popular, […]
December 11, 2019
Superior hiring experience will wow the best candidates

A Superior Hiring Experience Will Wow the Best Candidates. Find Out How!

A Superior Hiring Experience Will Wow the Best Candidates. Find Out How!     In many industries, candidates have more power than ever in today’s job market. Even in industries with a bigger talent pool to choose from, companies are competing against each other to ensure they win the best candidates. To do this, many businesses focus on delivering a superior employee experience with unique benefits packages, strong company culture, attractive work environments and much more. While this is a huge step in the right direction to securing top talent, many still overlook this vital element: Delivering a superior candidate hiring […]

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