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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 As employers, when hiring new staff it is best practice to undertake thorough reference checks and background checks. However, employers should now be aware that the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 was passed in the Dail in Jan 2016 and will become known as the Criminal Justice (Spen...
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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...
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The future of talent is to focus on a diverse workforce

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/05/2016 You may know this riddle: a father and a son were out mountain climbing and they both fell and were badly injured. They were rushed to hospital and wheeled into surgery. They took the son in first and the surgeon looked down on the boy and said, “Oh my god, that’s my son! How is this possible?" Hav...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Don’t be caught by your own policy - Do the right thing!

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/05/2016 In most cases, it is not the breach of legislation that comes back to bite employers but their supposed actions or inactions. While the EU Directives and domestic legislations on employment law generally are clear in terms of their provisions, employers are often caught and forced to pay compensati...
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Policies and Procedures
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The New Organisation: Different by Design

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/04/2016 Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends Report 2016 March saw the launch of Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016. Now in its fourth year, it is one of the largest longitudinal studies of talent, leadership, and HR challenges and readiness around the world. Over 7,000 responses from 130 countr...
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Winning Conversations with ‘POISE NOW’: Step 2 - Open

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 18/04/2016 Mary's new 8 step ‘POISE NOW’ programme is designed to help you prepare in advance of a potentially contentious conversation. Step one looked at Purpose. This month’s newsletter looks at the second step – O for Open Tus maith, leath na hoibre’ – ‘A good start is half the job done’ – old Irish prove...
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Why Does Your Firm Need Innovation?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/04/2016 Why does your firm need innovation? Is it part of your competency framework? How do businesses generate new ideas? How do they turn those ideas into products? How do they do this repeatedly? One reason for an interest in innovation is obvious. Companies that can out-innovate their competitors ca...
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Policies and Procedures