HR & Recruitment

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.

 
A diverse group of people sitting in a waiting room
HR & RECRUITMENT / FEB 14, 2019

According to the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) 2016 Human Capital Report, the average cost to hire an employee in the US is a little more than $4,000, and...
Close-up of an employment termination letter
HR & RECRUITMENT / FEB 11, 2019

Firing an employee isn’t easy, but it’s a necessary step if they are having a negative impact on the organisation. The reasons for dismissal can vary from poor...
A smiling manager talking to employees in a conference room
HR & RECRUITMENT / FEB 05, 2019

First impressions count, and organisations shouldn’t assume that the hiring process is over once a new candidate is recruited. They’ve managed to impress you (otherwise...
A manager watching two employees through window blinds
HR & RECRUITMENT / JAN 31, 2019

Do some employees work in bursts of productivity? One moment they’re feeling motivated and focused, and the next they’re feeling uninspired and demotivated? If so, an...
A Millennial, Generation Xer and Baby Boomer talking and laughing in an office
HR & RECRUITMENT / JAN 24, 2019

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon made headlines last month when he revealed during the winter meetings that he was reading Managing Millennials for Dummies. Maddon, who...
Business woman gossiping to her male colleague
HR & RECRUITMENT / JAN 17, 2019

Did you hear? Nancy from Accounting is dating the chief financial officer’s son, and it seems that she is getting a promotion as the department head. Yeah, well, did you...
Close-up of a man's hand holding a white card that says 'discipline' in capital letters
HR & RECRUITMENT / DEC 19, 2018

Sometimes, disciplining an employee is an avoidable but necessary part of running an HR department, and when done right, it can turn a slacker into a star employee...
Arguing colleagues staring at each other
HR & RECRUITMENT / DEC 14, 2018

We spend a large portion of our lives at work, and conflicts are sure to arise between colleagues, making the role of a team leader, supervisor or manager just a little...
Top-down view of a warning letter and cup of coffee on a desk
HR & RECRUITMENT / DEC 12, 2018

Occasionally, the person that was once a star employee turns into a slacker. They go from hitting their KPIs to turning up to work an hour late, taking an extra-long...
Group of excited people high-fiving each other in an office
HR & RECRUITMENT / NOV 20, 2018

What does your daily journey in the concrete jungle look like? You awake from your eight-hour slumber that was routinely interrupted throughout the evening because of the...
A group of young workers discussing and collaborating around a table
HR & RECRUITMENT / NOV 08, 2018

In the modern business world, the capacity for project teams to interact seamlessly and produce results can have a huge impact on a company’s output. Indeed, whether it’s...
Young businesswoman sleeping at her desk at work
HR & RECRUITMENT / OCT 01, 2018

Lazy employees are probably the worst type out of the bunch of difficult coworkers. They don’t pull their weight, they distract other employees and they do anything other...
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