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Re-invent your HR function – it will be a central plank for your business success in 2016

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/12/2015 Now is the optimum time to consider what the HR function can and will do in the future... Human Resources professionals need to see major changes in their job functions in 2016, even if their job title remains the same. The days of HR professionals hiring and firing based on historical criteria or...
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Human Rights
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Raising A Difficult Issue In The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/12/2015 Does the thought of raising a difficult issue make your stomach churn? Here’s the most important ingredient to make it work: Last summer on a holiday in Italy I went on a ‘Try a Dive’ lesson. The dive centre was at a sandy beach next to a clear blue lagoon. The water looked so inviting but I was n...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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Zero Hours Contracts

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 14/12/2015 A study into the use of 'zero hours contracts' by Irish employers has recently been published by the University of Limerick. The study was carried out by Dr Michelle O’Sullivan and a team from UL’s Kemmy Business School and follows a commitment to undertake such an examination in the Government’s S...
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2014 Global Top Five Total Rewards Priorities Survey

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/12/2015 Valerie Daunt writes: Deloitte have released their 2014 Global Top Five Total Rewards Priorities Survey What Total Rewards issues are on the minds of employers from around the world? And what are employers concerned with today and in the years ahead? As the business landscape continues to become mo...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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HR and people analytics: Stuck in neutral

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 02/12/2015 Too few organisations are actively implementing people analytics capabilities to address complex business and talent needs. Three in four surveyed companies (75 percent) believe that using people analytics is “important”, but just 8 percent believe their organisation is “strong” in this area – almo...
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Policies and Procedures
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Your Business Case For Embracing The Diversity And Culture Agenda

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/11/2015 A more diverse workforce will give a wider perspective. Negotiations will deliver new understanding of fundamental cultural differences in approach that may have eluded you. Your organisation will also be more capable of producing a rich variety of output that is innovatory, and more resonant, whi...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Resolving Difficult Relationships In The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 18/11/2015 Replaying a ‘difficult conversation’ in bed at night? Learn why we do it and how to stop. What a peaceful, pastoral scene, a cow contemplatively chewing on its cud. Grass is high in roughage and hard to digest. Nature has given some mammals the capacity to regurgitate the cud. By chewing it over an...
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Reinventing HR: An extreme makeover

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/11/2015 HR needs an extreme makeover driven by the need to deliver greater business impact and drive HR and business innovation. While CEOs and top business leaders rate talent as a key priority, only 5 percent of survey respondents rate their organisation’s HR performance as excellent. This year, HR’s sel...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Policies and Procedures
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How important is corporate culture and internationalisation in your firm?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 02/11/2015 Have you ever considered that the success or failure of your firm could depend on the type of culture your company has and how well it is blended with international cultures? Please try and answer these questions about your practice? Describe your corporate culture today? What countries and sec...
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Health and Safety Discrimination and Equality Human Rights
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Workplace Mediation - The Low Cost of Compromise

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 21/10/2015 Mediation is an efficient, practical and cost-effective method of dispute resolution. It can provide a quicker, cheaper and more effective way of arriving at a suitable outcome, than litigation. Voluntary and Confidential Process The mediation process itself takes place on a strictly voluntary and ...