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.

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...
Bad review
HR & RECRUITMENT / SEP 12, 2018

All employees go through a probationary period where managers assess their performance and see if they’re a good fit for the company. But after passing this initial test...
Letters spelling 'performance review' and tape measure
HR & RECRUITMENT / AUG 27, 2018

Let’s face it: grilling an employee on what they have or haven’t done throughout the year can be uncomfortable – making you feel just as nervous as they feel while...
Group of happy employees giving each other high fives in meeting room
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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...
Male hand holding rejected stamp
HR & RECRUITMENT / AUG 08, 2018

When you’re going through the hiring process, it’s important to put yourself in the shoes of the candidate and be as kind as possible. A jobseeker will most likely spend...
Hand placing wooden steps for wooden figure climbing stairs
HR & RECRUITMENT / JUL 26, 2018

In the modern workplace, employee development is an essential component of a productive environment; companies that neglect it can find their best workers suddenly...
Tattooed hipster working on laptop holding coffee cup
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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...
Signing document with red rejected stamp
HR & RECRUITMENT / JUN 18, 2018

Any hiring process can be an exciting and stressful time. Exciting because of the prospects of finding a candidate that will fit perfectly into your team and make it...
Diverse team putting hands together
HR & RECRUITMENT / 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...
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