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When The Only Solution Seems To Be My Way Or The Hi-Way

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/08/2015 When the only solution seems to be My Way or the Hi-Way Maria sighed. As Head of English at a third level college, one of her big headaches at the end of the year is dealing with students who are unwilling to accept their exam results. What’s she finds hardest to deal with is the persistent arguing...
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Low Pay Commission

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/08/2015 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) was first introduced in April 2000 at €5.59. Caroline McEnery, Managing Director of the HR Suite was one of the 6 commissioners and a chair appointed to the Low Pay Commission by the government last March to examine the national minimum wage rate currently set at €8....
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Global Human Capital Trends 2015 - Workforce on Demand: Are You Ready?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 05/08/2015 Companies are taking a more sophisticated approach to managing all aspects of their workforce, including the hourly, contingent, and contract workforce. More than one-third (34 percent) of all workers in the US are contract workers, and more than half (51 percent) of our respondents say their need ...
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Introverts At The Top And Cultural Norms

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/07/2015 Introverts at the top and cultural norms – where is your organisation when it comes to selecting leaders? In the West many organisations seek dynamic, charismatic leaders; in the East they assume dynamic, autocratic leadership will be most effective. In today’s global village perhaps the quiet lea...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Workplace Health, Safety And Wellbeing

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 08/07/2015 Health and Safety Health and Safety in the workplace is the responsibility of both the employer and the employee and is of the utmost importance in all working environments. As employers we must be aware of the legislation that governs this area, paying particular attention to the Safety, Health an...
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Global Human Capital Trends 2015 -Learning & Development

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 01/07/2015 Valerie Daunt writes: This year, corporate learning and development (L&D) burst onto the scene as one of the most pressing business and talent issues facing our respondents.2 Business and HR leaders report that corporate learning capabilities are waning (39 percent say the problem is “very impo...
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Gender & Cultural Diversity - How can you build an effective workforce?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 25/06/2015 Do you know of a company which claims to be culturally diverse through hiring multiple nationalities? Have you come across an organisation that embraces gender equality by citing single Board representatives? Consider the companies you work with or know of – just for 5 minutes? Many of these fir...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Difficult Conversations - Don't Forget Your Oxygen Mask...

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/06/2015 You’re sitting in an aeroplane with your three year old son. Suddenly, the plane starts to jolt and rock. You feel dizzy, it’s hard to breathe. The little boy starts wheezing and crying with pain. You can feel panic rising. From above oxygen masks drop down. Grabbing one you rush to ease the small ...
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The Workplace Relations Act 2015 & Sick Leave

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 10/06/2015 On the 20th May 2015 the Work Place Relations Act 2015 (the “Act”) was enacted. This Act sees the overhaul of the employment law adjudication process in this jurisdiction in addition to significant changes to employment rights for employees and employers. One such change is the right to accrue annu...
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Deloitte On Learning & Development

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 03/06/2015 This year, corporate learning and development (L&D) burst onto the scene as one of the most pressing business and talent issues facing our global survey respondents. Business and HR leaders report that corporate learning capabilities are waning (39 percent say the problem is “very important” mo...