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Winning Conversations with ‘POISE NOW’: Step 5 - Emotions

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 29/07/2016 As we saw earlier, our negative emotional responses in conflict situations are linked to our own thinking and perception about the situation or behaviour of the other person. It’s not objective reality that causes our feelings, rather it’s the spin or interpretation we put on objective reality tha...
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Paternity Leave Policy

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 26/07/2016 The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 allows parents to take paternity leave from employment in respect of a child. This Act entitles certain employees, who are relevant parents in relation to a child, to employment leave for the purposes of enabling the employee to provide, or assist in the pr...
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Working Time and Leave
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The future of work is... to let your employees be more flexible

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 06/07/2016 Ade McCormack has written a great book titled “Beyond Nine to Five”. One premise of the book is that the way we are working needs to change. He takes us back 12,000 years and highlights how we were highly mobile (chasing or being chased), highly social and connected in our groups and we made decisi...
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Winning Conversations with ‘POISE NOW’: Step 4 - Share

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 06/07/2016 Step Four: Share Now it’s your turn. You’ve given them the headlines about your concerns. They’ve had some space and time to say where they’re coming from. So now they need to hear your side. But where will you start? Do you give them a seven-word summary: ‘you’re not doing your job’? Do you lay...
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Mediation in the workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 28/06/2016 Mediation which is defined as “a process in which an impartial and independent third party facilitates communication and negotiation and promotes voluntary decision-making by the parties to a dispute to assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable solution” by The Mediators' Institute of Ireland a...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Leadership awakened: Generations, teams, science

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/06/2016 Despite this recognition of priority, 28% of organisations rate their leadership pipelines as weak or very weak, which vividly highlights the immensity of tackling this challenge. Leadership development is experiencing a revolution, with the focus being placed on new leadership cohorts (Millennials...
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Winning Conversations with ‘POISE NOW’: Step 3 - Inquire

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 07/06/2016 All of us have certain situations and conversations that we dislike and prefer to avoid. Perhaps we have to give someone a negative message, raise a sensitive issue, discuss a project that has gone wrong. We see only two options – we have to either go in heavy and push our agenda or water down ou...
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Spent Convictions Act 2016 – What it means and implications for employers

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 26/05/2016 Specified minor convictions 7 or more years old will become known as “spent”. Applicants will no longer be obligated by law or general agreement to declare the conviction or circumstances relating to the conviction to potential employers. As employers, when hiring new staff it is best practice to u...
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Policies and Procedures Recruitment and Selection
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The new organisation: The rise of teams

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/05/2016 The fast-paced, ever-changing nature of today’s world has driven companies to constantly innovate, develop and acclimate to the incessantly changing business landscape. Ergo, it is no surprise that organisational design emerges as the number 1 human capital trend, with 92% of leaders rating it as a...
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HR and Change Management

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/05/2016 Nearly 20% of projects to make change happen fail outright. Less than 2/3 of these projects deliver their intended benefits! The business costs of this can be vast So, what is driving these rates of failure? Here are some common misconceptions: Fallacy 1: “We will have a workshop, do some Team B...