HR essentials

  • Ensure employees don’t double-dip on leave entitlements by Stephanie Zillman

    Ensuring the proper contractual arrangements are in place before an employee heads abroad on a secondment can be like navigating a minefield, and one of the most common pitfalls occurs when errors are made in the fine print of leave entitlements.

  • Resume errors: Nail in the coffin for an applicant? by Stephanie Zillman

    How many resume blunders is too many, and should HR consider candidates with typos and style errors in their resume?

  • Charity work can improve retention by Stephanie Zillman

    Allow staff paid time off to engage in charity work and you could boost retention and motivation at the same time as positively associating your company with a community cause.

  • Don't fall victim to the winter blues by Stephanie Zillman

    As we head into winter 2013, workplace consultancy experts have reminded HR to consider how that pesky cold chill in the air can wreak havoc on employee motivation.

  • The key ingredient in the Best Employer mix: have you got it? by Iain Hopkins

    Gaining a spot on a ‘best employers’ list can work wonders for HR strategy. It’s a feather in the cap for any HR director and can bolster branding, retention, engagement – you name it. So how do you nab a nod from the list-makers?

  • Smokers under fire by HCA

    New research has revealed that fatal heart attacks decline amongst all workers when workplaces go smoke-free.

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