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Digital HR: Platforms, People, and Work

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/09/2017 The role of HR is in a constant state of development. Whilst in the past the Human Resource department acted as a support function, now it is being asked to lead the digital transformation that is sweeping organisations worldwide. Evidently, the new role of HR is to build the organisation of the f...
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Pay and Conditions in the Retail Sector

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/09/2017 This article examines the recommendations made by the Labour Court in a recent case, Petrogas Group Ltd and Edgarus Paulauskas [2016], which involved a claim made by a retail worker with respect to his terms and conditions of employment. This case was published on the 29 August 2016 by the Deputy ...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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The Essential Elements of a High-Performing Team

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/08/2017 Shauna Hughes of Eye Change Consultancy takes a look at the importance of effective team-working in organisations and points to Lencioni’s model ‘The Five Dysfunctions of a Team’ to pinpoint the essential elements that must be in place to create a high-performing team. Read the transcript...
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Leadership Disrupted: Pushing the Boundaries

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/08/2017 As the digital revolution takes hold of the business world, organisations are beginning to comprehend the impact this is having on their leadership capabilities. Developing apt leaders is viewed as a priority amongst businesses, with 42% of respondents to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends surv...
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Workplace Relations Commission - Compliance and Inspection

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/08/2017 The Workplace Relations Commission enacted under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 on October 1st 2015 monitors the conditions of employment through its Inspection Services which was operated previously by the National Employment Rights Authority (NERA). The WRC has the authority to carry out employ...
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Policies and Procedures
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The Number 1 Temptation in the Mediator Role & 6 Reasons Not to Succumb

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 10/08/2017 There you are, calm, level headed, objective. You’ve helpfully offered to mediate between two employees who’ve clashed. They are at the initial ‘story telling’ stage and you sit composed, with your impartial and non-judgmental hat on. You are patient, attentive, doing the rapport thing… nodding, ki...
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Performance Management: Play a Winning Hand

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 26/07/2017 With practices such as agile goal management, check-ins and continuous feedback becoming widespread across organisations it is evident that the redesign of performance management is picking up speed. Companies are looking to leave their formal appraisals in the past and shift towards new practices ...
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Policies and Procedures
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Guidelines on How to Manage a Workplace Grievance

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/07/2017 A grievance is a complaint which an employee or a group of employees has concerning terms and conditions of employment, working environment or working relationships. Employee grievances can arise for a variety of reasons including the following: Interpretation of conditions of employment Pay and b...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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The Employee Experience: Culture, Engagement, and Beyond

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 28/06/2017 In the current market, a productive, positive working experience has emerged as the new contract of employment, leading companies to reconsider their entire employee experience and not just their company culture and engagement levels. This issue has reached a C-Suite level with 80% of executive res...
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Retirement Age Clause in the Employee Contract

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/06/2017 There is no compulsory retirement age in Ireland but many contracts, whether in the private or public sector, can include a retirement age. Where the retirement age is not outlined in the contract of employment, employees are free to work beyond the age of 65 which is generally the age employees ar...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment