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Guide to recruitment and building a Global Team

A global virtual team is the workplace of the future - but making the right hires and engaging teams across multiple territories requires specific skills for HR.

Article by: Cynthia Dearin - Dearin Associates | Published: 11 June 2022

Just what is a “competitive salary”?

When there are more vacancies than suitable candidates managers want the freedom to negotiate starting salaries and the ability to offer pay incentives to encourage valued employees to stay. But it can be counter productive.

Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 10 June 2022

The connection between a digital frontline workplace and employee retention

High employee turnover has catapulted retention to the top of the priority list for many businesses across the UK. As a result, employers are taking a hard look at the importance of non-monetary benefits and how to cost-efficiently create an environment where employees feel valued.

Article by: Mark Williams, Managing Director EMEA - WorkJam | Published: 9 June 2022

Are we forgetting senior executives’ health?

In Men’s Health Week, it’s time to turn the spotlight on senior executives. Of course, not all of them are men, but a large percentage are. There’s no shortage of evidence that shows that C-Suite executives have been more adversely affected by the changes and working conditions of the COVID 19 pandemic, the ensuing lockdowns and working from home.

Article by: Hilary Rowland - Next Chapter Retreats | Published: 8 June 2022

Pay rise expectations riding high, as cost of living bites

Workers have high expectations of being given a pay rise and are ready to push their employers to get it, as the cost of living rises sharply for many, reveals the ADP® Research Institute’s People at Work 2022: A Global Workforce View. 

Article by: Sirsha Halder, ADP | Published: 8 June 2022

Top tips to help employers manage holiday leave

Employment Hero's Chief People Officer Alex Hattingh provides some insight and advice to senior management and HR on how best they can manage to leave requests for their workforce.

Article by: Alex Hattingh, Chief People Officer - Employment Hero | Published: 7 June 2022

How challenger bank is mixing human-centred design with culture activism

The principles of human-centred design might not be what people immediately associate with high street banks, but challenger GB Bank is doing things differently. This new specialist bank is dedicated to regenerating communities across the UK by providing much needed property development finance, with incentives for sustainable and zero carbon developments. GB Bank is focussed on building communities and  the management team is focused on building its own team community by making its workplace the best its people have ever experienced. Here Chief People Officer Jenna Baker talks about the bank’s progressive journey and its approach to become one of the most flexible employers in the financial sector.     

Article by: Jenna Baker - GB Bank | Published: 6 June 2022