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Keeping Talkative Interviewees On Track

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 01/12/2020 We’ve all been there; that overzealous interviewee who doesn’t seem to know when to stop talking while the interview panel squirm and surreptitiously gland at the clock praying for the candidate to run out of steam before launching into the next question. In my experience the first “tell us about y...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Implementing Proactive Organisational Change in a Fast-Changing World

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/11/2020 Immense change brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide, altering working patterns and practices. Organisations have had to adopt new ways of working and depend heavily on the support of technology. Furthermore, others have had to totally rethink their busine...
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A-Typical Working Policies and Procedures HR Matters ROI
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Conscious of Unconscious Bias in The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 12/11/2020 Whether we recognise it or not, everyone brings some form of bias into the workplace, but tackling unconscious bias – that which we are unaware of - is particularly tricky as it’s neither visible nor deliberate. Claire McKee from Clarendon Executive looks at how unconscious bias goes much deeper th...
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Remote Christmas Parties

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 11/11/2020 The Company Christmas party is such a magical time of the year, and 2020 shouldn’t be any different. It presents an ideal opportunity for employers to become inventive as their workforce may be working remotely due to COVID-19. The Christmas party offers employees the opportunity to socialize and e...
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Unconscious Bias - Making the Unconscious Conscious

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/11/2020 Last year, Claire McKee, Partner in Clarendon Executive wrote an interesting article, Conscious of Unconscious Bias in the Workplace. Just over a year later, we are back to ask what we have learned over the last 12 months - and what a 12-month period it has been! We have all been challenged by the...
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Discrimination and Equality HR Matters NI
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Performance Appraisals – Tips and Advice

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/10/2020 Although traditionally the start of a new year is the time most companies conduct appraisals, given the fact that most organisations have had to review their short term goals and long term strategy, conducting appraisals is something that should be considered at this time. The appraisals process b...
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Watching Out For Burnout

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/09/2020 For many, work is challenging - as we try to balance the ever-increasing demands of our role with our own and our families’ needs. Mobile phones and 24/7 access to email mean that many of us spend our lives in ‘standby’ mode, rather than deliberately choosing to be in ‘on’ or ‘off’ mode. This pre-...
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HR Matters ROI Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme – Eligibility and Key Elements

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 07/09/2020 The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme has replaced the TWSS as of 1 September 2020. It is expected to continue until 31 March 2021. As an employer you must register for EWSS separately. It is necessary for employers who are currently claiming TWSS in respect of eligible employees to separately registe...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Retirement Dismissals – HR Considerations

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/08/2020 Retirement continues to be a significant employment issue due to the ongoing economic changes in relation to the increase of the state pension age to 66, and the impending further proposed increases to 67 and 68 in 2021 and 2028 respectively. The issue of retirement is one which comes up regularly ...
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Discrimination and Equality HR Matters ROI
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Managing Long Term Absence

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/07/2020 Absenteeism is a substantial cost for every business in Ireland. There are a number of processes the employer can take in order to address long term absence. The introduction of the new Workplace Relations Act 2015 means employees now accrue annual leave and public holidays while on certified leave...
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Sickness and Absence Policies and Procedures