Human Resources

Explore our advice and guidance on running an effective human resources department. Our help is targeted at both SMEs and large companies, to ensure your HR is all in order.

Group of happy employees giving each other high fives in meeting room
HUMAN RESOURCES / AUG 17, 2018

One of the most popular tropes about having a 9-to-5 job is that who you are in the workplace is different from who you are in real life. And while this may be true in...
Two young women giving each other high five
HUMAN RESOURCES / AUG 10, 2018

Ask any hiring manager and you’ll discover that good employees are hard to find. They either lack certain traits or simply don’t fit in with the existing company culture...
Hand placing wooden steps for wooden figure climbing stairs
HUMAN RESOURCES / JUL 26, 2018

In the modern workplace, employee development is an essential component. Companies that overlook or neglect it can easily find their best workers leaving en masse, so...
Tattooed hipster working on laptop holding coffee cup
HUMAN RESOURCES / JUL 13, 2018

For years, people have debated on whether or not tattoos should be a factor in employment. And as companies try to become inclusive and diverse, a question more and more...
Female manager giving thumbs up to male employee
HUMAN RESOURCES / JUL 06, 2018

Constructive feedback is essential to help us grow and develop in our personal and professional lives. But when you’re the person delivering the criticism, it can all go...
Sexual Harassment
HUMAN RESOURCES / JUL 02, 2018

The issue of sexual harassment has been a silent whisper in corridors for years now but with recent high-profile cases coming to light, the floodgates have opened and...
Diverse team putting hands together
HUMAN RESOURCES / MAY 25, 2018

There is an old adage in human resources: ‘People don’t leave companies, they leave managers’. In today’s ultra-competitive labour market, where young professionals are...
Boss giving employee thumbs up
HUMAN RESOURCES / MAY 16, 2018

As a manager, it can sometimes be difficult to get a thorough understanding of the capability and potential of your team. You may not have been involved in many of the...
HR manager managing people icons
HUMAN RESOURCES / MAY 14, 2018

As businesses move steadfastly into the digital age, so too must the processes and resources that they depend upon. And nowhere is this more evident than in human...
Employee playing videogames at work
HUMAN RESOURCES / MAY 10, 2018

You thought managing was a breeze, that your team were amazing – until that one problematic employee came along, right? At first, you thought they would slide right into...
Business woman completing documents
HUMAN RESOURCES / APR 24, 2018

This article is brought to you by BestTemplates, a dedicated and versatile HR template provider that provides companies with over 5,000 documents and forms for all their...
Man giving resignation letter to female boss
HUMAN RESOURCES / FEB 06, 2018

When an employee asks you for a ‘quick chat’ or ‘a few minutes in private’, it isn’t usually good news. They nervously step into your office and silently mouth the words...
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