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Can global mobility survive the Brexit bubble?

The big question being asked in the sector, especially by HR and recruitment teams, is: “How much more difficult a UK independent of the EU will make international assignments and international talent management in the future?” A survey was carried out with professionals across Europe who work for companies offering international assignments - the very people whose working lives could be most affected by Brexit.

Article by: Phil Smith | Published: 27 December 2018

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HR Horror Stories to haunt your Halloween

HR departments will have plenty of experience dealing with annoying inconveniences and issues with an organisation’s employees, from frequent queries about holiday entitlement, sickness and absence, to grievance procedures, to people not following correct processes. But sometimes these issues can have more catastrophic consequence.

Article by: Maddy Keating | Published: 30 October 2018

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Is HR Dead? Why old HR doesn’t work and how to change it

Is HR Dead? Why old HR doesn't work and how to change it before it is dead in the water? Let me start by saying that I am passionate about HR and the profession (and I really do mean that) and through my research on where HR is today and what it needs to do in the future.

Article by: Glenn G Jones | Published: 14 October 2018

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The Netherlands – Dutch health care in crisis

The Dutch health care sector faces many challenges: less young people enter the health care sector, the Dutch overall population is getting older and as a consequence there is an increase in the work pressure on the health care personnel, an increase in the amount of violence with as a result a decrease in client and employee satisfaction.

Article by: Anouk ten Arve, Annemieke Roobeek, Jacques de Swart and Myrthe van der Plas | Published: 29 August 2018

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Life’s ups and downs

Did you know more than 7 billion elevator journeys take place every day? However, according to a recent survey by thyssenkrupp Elevator and YouGov, there is not much conversation taking place in them as more than two-thirds (66 percent) of people won’t speak a word during their journey.

Article by: Luis Ramos | Published: 27 July 2018

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Five HR Mistakes to avoid as the business grows

The priority for new business owners is almost always maintaining and expanding the fledgling SME, and whilst building a trusted team is usually an integral part of this undertaking, the finer points of hiring, firing, and otherwise dealing with staff members are sometimes viewed as issues that can be dealt with as they present themselves.

Article by: Jenny Farnfield | Published: 27 January 2018

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HR Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2018

Whether it is all about hiring new candidates for the required positions or fulfilling the needs of existing employees. In the past few years, HR departments have been looking at the performance issues of the current employees and the lags in working environment.

Article by: Kamy Anderson | Published: 25 January 2018

How to be better at networking

Preparing, being a good listener and staying up to date with key events are just some of the best ways to build professional relationships. A guide from Chris Meredith, CEO - LondonOffices.com.

Article by: Chris Meredith | Published: 23 September 2017

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Stand-up or fall – the future of HR in jeopardy

I have worked as an HR practitioner for almost five decades as well as holding CEO roles in a number of consultancies and business service organisations.

Article by: Dr Hugh Billot. | Published: 20 September 2017

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The new wave – rise of the Employee Relations Officer

Everyone has heard of Human Resources, it’s a job role we’re all familiar with. In the past, this role revolved around policy and process, rather than getting involved deeper into the business itself. Article by Jason Brannan, Head of Strategic and Operational Human Resources at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Article by: Jason Brannan | Published: 19 September 2017