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WORKFORCE EVOLUTION – PARADISE FOUND – Issue 226 – August 2023 | Article of the Week

As we journey through ongoing workforce evolution and try to make sense of it all, are employee demands really changing so much, or is it that we’re just talking about it a lot more? That the world of work is shifting is nothing new, it’s just that COVID turned a meander into a sprint, as what we thought were short-term fixes and adaptions turned into a work/life hinterland only previously imagined.

Article by: LU MCKAY, DIRECTOR OF CONSULTANCY - SCARLETTABBOTT | Published: 13 September 2023

UK Workforce One of The Most Dissatisfied in Europe

2023 Gallup survey reveals 90% of UK workforce is disengaged. Confidence in UK job market plummets, bucking upward trend across Europe. Nearly all UK workers (90%) are not enthused by their work and workplace, according to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace 2023 Report.

Article by: Anna Sawyer, Partner - Gallup | Published: 22 June 2023

New year, new recruitment strategy.

A 2021 survey completed by CIPD found that 43% of businesses were taking an “ad hoc approach” to recruitment and retention without developing a clear strategy.  The survey also found that in organisations that say talent is increasingly difficult to retain, only two fifths (40%) had undertaken any kind of retention initiatives.

Article by: Anthony Sutton Cream HR | Published: 5 December 2022

The important departments your business needs

Running a business means juggling a lot of very different tasks at the same time. This means that having the right people in the right teams is paramount. Although every team brings their own unique skills to the table, there are certain departments where it’s most important to have the right people in the right place.

Article by: David Jones - Discover Media | Published: 28 September 2022

What does a seamless hybrid company culture look like?

Company culture is constantly evolving to reflect the people who make up the organisation at any given time, and so cannot be effectively mandated from the top down. Companies would therefore benefit from considering how they can build a hybrid company culture that all employees can enjoy, whether remote or in-office. 

Article by: By Adam Clarke, VP UK & Ireland - CoachHub | Published: 10 September 2022

Guide to global background screening

Caroline Smith, VP, Deputy General Counsel at HireRight, discusses why you need to think globally and act locally when rolling out a global screening programme.

Article by: Caroline Smith, VP, Deputy General Counsel - HireRight | Published: 24 July 2022

Don’t forget seasonal workers to fill vacancies

As the days get longer and the weather improves, many industries, particularly those in tourism and hospitality, will be set to welcome more customers and increase their opening hours. As a result, they could be taking on more staff.

Article by: Alan Price, CEO - BrightHR | Published: 23 May 2022

Salary planning in the face of a changing economy

Compensation is at the centre of many recruitment and retention conversations. However, the process is not straightforward. Many factors need to be considered when deciding on salaries for companies and employees. How can you Salary Plan in the Face of a Changing Economy?

Article by: Vipin Bansal - Birlasoft | Published: 5 April 2022