HR Strategy

  • A case for ditching team bonding days? by Iain Hopkins

    Every year companies spend time and money organising off-site team building days to boost morale and team spirit, but according to engagement experts, by the time team building days come around it may be far too late to rally the troops.

  • Please, don’t take a seat by Iain Hopkins

    A new trend is gaining speed at tech companies and no whinging of tired legs is allowed. Say good-bye to sit-down meetings – short and to the point ‘stand up’ meetings may be taking hold.

  • What to do when Cupid strikes by

    While there’s no way (and perhaps no reason) to try and prevent workplace romances, office liaisons can be tricky and awkward to manage – looking at them from a decidedly unromantic perspective may be the way to go.

  • Salary expectations a ‘pressure cooker’ in 2012 by

    HR is the meat in the sandwich as the C-suite increases pressure to improve the quality of new recruits whilst keeping a lid on salary expenses, according to the findings of a new report.

  • Investigations - when to conduct internally or externally by

    When assessing whether an investigation should be conducted internally or not, John Boardman recommends that organisations consider several key factors.

  • HR managers must challenge employees by

    A new online survey has revealed that the number one reason employees leave their jobs is because they do not feel challenged or motivated at work.

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