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Review of Key Updates 2022

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/12/2022 This year has seen many Employment Law updates, with many to soon follow in 2023. Here, we review these key updates. Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 Payment of Wages (Amendment)(Tips & Gratuities) Act 2022 came into effect on 1st December 2022. The Purpose of this A...
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Quiet Quitting: A New Term For an Age-old Problem

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/11/2022 Following the pandemic and in the wake of the great resignation, a new phenomenon known as “quiet quitting” has perched itself firmly in our line of vision. “Quiet quitters” refers to employees sitting back and doing the bare minimum, never going above and beyond at work and just about meeting the ...
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Fixed and Growth Mindsets

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/10/2022 “It is not always the people who start out the smartest who end up the smartest” (Bill Gates) Have you ever asked yourself, do I have a fixed mindset or do I have a growth mindset? Which one is better? How important is it to my professional role and my career development? Mindset has been defined a...
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Support Career Gaps in Recruitment

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 05/10/2022 People take time out of work for many reasons. Sometimes it’s a choice; for others it’s a necessity. Women, who are statistically more likely to take time out of work for caregiving, are disproportionately disadvantaged by career gaps. This article from Applied explains why career gaps should not ...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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Are Cover Letters A Thing of The Past?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 05/10/2022 I’ve read a lot recently about the demise of the cover letter with criticism being directed at employers that still hang onto them. But is the reality any different and should we be dropping them from our selection process entirely? We all know how hard it is to get candidates, especially in the cu...
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Recruitment and Selection
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Probation Management

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/09/2022 Probation Management can be viewed as an extension of the recruitment and selection process. A Probation Period is a time period at the beginning of employment which allows the employer to assess the employee’s suitability for the role and address any performance related issues, early in the employ...
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Dismissal Probation
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Top Tips for Promoting Employee Wellbeing

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/08/2022 Many of us, as employees and employers, encounter varying degrees of stress throughout the course of our working days. Workplace stress occurs “when the demands of the job and the working environment on a person exceeds their capacity to meet them”. As we have seen a significant change in how peop...
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Absence and Sickness Employee Engagement Wellbeing
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Changing Labour Markets - Resignation, Re-evaluation and Recruitment

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/07/2022 While at school, I was constantly reminded of the importance of the three Rs, reading, writing and arithmetic (strange that only one of the great three began with the letter R). Nowadays, many businesses discuss at least one of the new three Business 3Rs, Resignation, Re-evaluation and Recruitment....
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Recruitment and Selection
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Emotional Intelligence

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 25/07/2022 Emotional Intelligence was coined by psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer (1990) and is described as “the ability to monitor one’s own and others emotions to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately and use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour.” Em...
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Employee Engagement
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HR Audits

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/06/2022 As we know, there are over 50 pieces of employment legislation protecting employee rights in the workplace and the onus is on the employer to abide by the obligations set out in this legislation. With the many legislative updates that we have seen in last number of years, it is important to ensure ...
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Policies and Procedures