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Simple Steps to Maximise the Effectiveness of Disabled Employees

With over 10 million individuals registered as disabled in the UK, an ever growing number of employers are finding themselves in the process of recruiting or hiring members of the disabled work force. Helping disabled employees to make the most of their time at work…

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How To Use Talent Management Metrics To Measure Peformance

Ever thought how the talent in your organisation compares with the best in class? It’s probably something you’ve thought of often but didn’t know how to start? (more…)

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Managing the Talent Paradox: How To Engage & Retain Employees

You’d think that in an economy inundated with unemployment and downsizing, organisations will find it easier to find the right kind of talent for their requirements. But employers still face challenges in recruiting and retaining the right quality of talent. This is the talent paradox…

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Reaping The Benefits Of A Diverse Workforce

As the world continues to develop a global economy, organisations are more likely than ever to hire individuals from a diverse array of cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds. (more…)

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Are You Overworked, Underpaid & Fed Up?

For the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise. Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and…

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Are You A Good Manager?

If you ask your team members if you are a good manager, do you expect them to say anything but “YES”? Of course you’d expect them to say “YES”! After all you’ve set the goals & targets for the year, provided clarity on how to…

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Overcoming Negative Attitudes & Monday Blues

Despite the best efforts of the hiring manager, it is inevitable that businesses will wind up with one or more employees that just seem to be negative all of the time. Negative affect is the psychological term for an individual that views the world as…

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Responding To Allegations Of Discrimination

Despite our best efforts to provide a safe and discrimination free work environment, occasionally complaints of racial discrimination, gender discrimination, or sexual harassment will occur. When complaints are filed, it is vital that the HR staff respond immediately and appropriately to mediate the situation. (more…)

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Bad Management: Leadership Styles that Cause Turnover

While every manager wants to believe that they are the ideal leaders, this is often not the case. For every effective leader, there exists a bad manager whose behaviors cause their employees undue strife. For the worst of these managers, their bad behaviors can lead…

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Maintaining Professional Boundaries: How to Walk The Line of Professional Behaviour

Many professionals find that they spend more time during the day at work than they do at home. With so much time spent together, employees often find themselves forming friendships with coworkers after hours as well. If all parties are not careful, these friendships may…

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Optimising Work Assignments: Using Job Rotation in Factory and Office Settings

One of the greatest challenges to successful management is the optimization of work assignments. Maximising employee productivity and work flow can be a daunting task for any manager, but there are strategies to aid in the work assignment process for both those in industrial and…

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Using Psychometric Measures in the Workplace

When asked to describe a psychometric measure, many people first think of the stereotypical Rorschach ink blot test and assume that you are trying to identify childhood traumas and psychiatric disorders. Most people think conventional tests like this are inaccurate, but in reality, psychologists can…

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