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Successfully retaining employee talent using strategic social media

Like the old advertising adage of a new customer being six times more expensive to sell to than an existing one, companies require strategies that retain existing talent. HR directors need to find new ways to brings employees closer to companies, and social media in strategy form is proving an effective method of achieving it. The article explains how, and why it works.

Article by: Colin Jacobs - Immediate Future | Published: 20 May 2022

Time to heal the workplace

The current generation of workers face a particularly strenuous and challenging work environment - from balancing job uncertainty in the aftermath of the pandemic, to work-life balance strains. Managing wellbeing and mental health processes poorly can have a significant effect on individuals and their ability to work. People want to belong to an organisation with a purposeful, diverse, and flexible culture that ensures they have true support to navigate personal challenges.

Article by: Sarah Mian, Head of Digital Learning - Access Group | Published: 20 May 2022

Overcoming the challenges of remote hiring  

The rise of remote work has underscored the importance of ensuring a job seeker really is who they say they are. From extremes as seen in the Netflix true crime-inspired hits such as “Inventing Anna” and “The Tinder Swindler,” failing to verify someone’s credentials can have serious consequences. On the less extreme side, it can result in you spending a lot of time and money on a bad hire who may have, say, lied about their experience and qualifications.

Article by: By Michael Whittington, Director Operations EMEA - Credence  | Published: 19 May 2022

Alignment: An Agenda for HR

Alignment as a strategic priority should propel human resource management to the forefront of organisational strategising, effectiveness and performance.

Article by: Dr Jonathan Trevor, Associate Professor -Oxford Said Business School, University of Oxford. | Published: 19 May 2022

When flex was the F word

Flexibility should be rewarded not punished because agile organisations need a flexible workforce but they also need a workforce which is loyal, engaged and customer focused.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 19 May 2022

Harnessing the alternative work model

Now more than ever, how organisations approach the current HR challenges is pivotal to their evolving employee experience. Decisions made will reflect the maturity of an organisation, how they have listened to their employees and their subsequent response to and value of their employee relationship.

Article by: Carol Mote founder - People Advisory International | Published: 18 May 2022

SUCCESSION PLANNING – The Matrix Resurrections – Print – Issue 211 – May 2022 | Article of the Week

We all reflect upon the future of work, but focus on where and when we work, not how we work and what new leadership looks like. Whether in the office five days a week or zero days a week no longer matters, what does matter is that systemic and deep-rooted processes and structures at work, are much simpler to change than previously thought. However, approaches to succession planning too will have to adapt to altered frameworks and flattened hierarchical structures.


What does a successful talent management strategy look like in the hybrid era?

Talent management has often been overlooked or seen as only an HR function. It took a global pandemic and mass disruption to the labour market for businesses to understand how particular elements can drive innovation within a team, impact a business’s growth strategy and help an employer be positioned favourably in a competitive market. ‘The Great Resignation’, which has seen record numbers of people switching jobs after the peak pandemic ended, has been evidence that the way organisations are retaining talent is broken and needs fixing.

Article by: Kat Judd, Senior Vice President of People and Culture at Lucid Software | Published: 18 May 2022

What does a successful sales team culture look like?

Shabri Lakhani, CEO of SalesWorks details the best attributes all sales teams should have to build an efficient and successful team culture.

Article by: Shabri Lakhani, CEO - SalesWorks | Published: 17 May 2022

Driving gender equality in supply chains with data

Women play a vital role in global supply chains, making up nearly half (43%) of workforces. Despite this, and despite economic and social equality progress made around the world, women still experience inequality at work. Sedex research reveals that, globally, women make up just 31% of supervisor roles and only 27% of management level positions in supply chains.

Article by: Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs - Sedex | Published: 17 May 2022