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Turning HR from ditch diggers to bridge builders

If I had to describe the role of HR I would say it is about building bridges. If I was asked about my observations on managers I would say too many have a fondness for digging trenches.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 7 May 2021

What if an employee refuses to have a vaccine?

With offices reopening as the Covid vaccine appears to be reducing case numbers, HR teams face the challenge of compliantly bringing staff back.

Article by: Ann Swain, CEO - the Association of Professional Staffing Companies | Published: 7 May 2021

What to do when a team just aren’t getting on

Imagine this scenario. You’re new in your role as an HR Manager. You can see from the get-go that there is an obvious discord within the sales team. Resentment and complaints about the manager are rife, and there’s a clear impact on motivation and wellbeing. Tasked with the role of improving relations within this group, how can you, from an HR perspective, mitigate these conflicts in attitude? Geoff Trickey explores.

Article by: Geoff Trickey, CEO, Psychological Consultancy Ltd. and Founder - The Risk Type Compass | Published: 6 May 2021

Unconscious Bias: The baby and the bath water

To those who say unconscious bias and diversity training is a wast of money and time I say don’t just read the research headlines there is some very useful material that Organisations can use to be far more effective.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 4 May 2021