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Future Trends and the Road Ahead in Human Resources

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/02/2021 Former colleagues of mine used to laugh at me when I described Human Resources as ‘relentless’. There is no natural ebb and flow in what is asked of HR professionals – challenges, unforeseen employee relations matters and crisis management arise on an ad hoc basis, demanding attention and expertise...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Investigations and Disciplinary Action – Q&A

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/01/2021 Should recommendations be included in a draft investigation report – being sent to parties involved in a bullying complaint? The Code of Practice on Addressing Bullying in the Workplace outlines that both parties should be given the opportunity to comment on the “findings” before a complaint is dec...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Employee Engagement During COVID-19

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/12/2020 Most workplaces have faced the consequences of the global pandemic, with many businesses having to adapt to new unforeseen challenges and employee behaviors. This has resulted in many employers facing the challenge of less engaged or demotivated employees. Employee engagement is the relationship an...
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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