HR essentials

  • Should ‘fit notes’ replace ‘sick notes’? by Stephanie Zillman

    In order to tackle high absenteeism rates, the UK and parts of Europe have been proactive in instituting the ‘fit note’ to address what a worker could do, instead of focusing on what they can’t do.

  • Can you spot a fake reference? by Stephanie Zillman

    HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.

  • C-Suite execs say HR struggling to adapt by HCA

    Is HR struggling to cope with the challenges of managing a global, flexible workforce? A new report says yes, and that it’s high-time HR finds new ways to engage workers.

  • Offering skills training is as valuable as a promotion by HCA

    What if your organisation could increase employee satisfaction for a fraction of the cost? Savvy HR leaders are providing workers with opportunities to learn new skills, and reaping the rewards of their investment.

  • 'Bad apple' team member can slash productivity by Human Capital

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  • Three quarters of applicants have already lied to you by Stephanie Zillman

    A startling 75% of applicants have falsified or omitted critical elements of their experience and work history, a leading background check firm has revealed.

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