Today’s human resources leaders face a unique and fluid environment when it comes to hiring and managing an organisation’s workforce. In our fast-paced business/technology world and a changing job market, what are the challenges being faced by HR departments so far in 2018?
Research undertaken at the University of Gothenburg and published in science publications across the world, has established that employees who experience psychosocially poor working conditions have limited capacity to control their work and tend to feel undervalued.
Theoretically, performance management should happen every day. Think of it this way, if a footballer was playing in a way his manager didn’t like, would he wait until the end of the season? Absolutely not. They would address the problem immediately....
Typically, low unemployment rates result in less job-seekers – and more choice for those actively looking for a new role....
rly October, Hollywood was rocked by accusations of sexual harassment and bullying when the New York Times published an article detailing decades of allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Unemployment rates are at their lowest since comparable records began in 1971. Getting the right candidates to interview is becoming increasingly challenging and, more than ever, interviewers must have the skills to assess external and internal candidates effectively if vacancies are to be filled.
Menopause, when periods stop for good, is a normal stage in every woman’s reproductive life. The symptoms usually begin in a woman’s forties, with the average age of menopause itself being 51. Experiences differ from woman to woman.
The Office for National Statistics published data recently that shows London as a region has the widest gender pay gap in the UK. Currently, women working full-time in London earn 14.6 per cent less than their male colleagues. In the past twenty years the gap has narrowed only slightly from 15....
HR teams have been working towards getting their processes ready to comply with the new data protection laws from 25 May 2018, when the GDPR comes into force, and while some businesses will be ready for the GDPR, many will not....
with a huge proportion of job seekers now choosing to look on social media to try to find potential openings....
What to consider before adding your boss on Facebook There is no doubt that it can be risky to add your boss on any kind of social media platform, as you never know what they might be able to find that could have an impact on their impression of you as a professional....
When people are deciding upon which company they would like to work for, one thing that they will want to take into account, consciously or not, is your employer brand. With this being true, you should do everything you can to promote and improve the brand in the best possible way