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The HR Suite on Data Protection

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 06/04/2016 As organisations increase their reliance on information and communications technology in the workplace, various matters surrounding the use of technology and data protection arise. The Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 aim to address the privacy issues surrounding the amount of information about i...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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How does your leadership measure up?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/03/2016 Are you a collaborative leader? When your company is facing change and the pressure is growing, will your teamwork skills be up to the task? In theory, we all know that we make better decisions through collaboration. Yet the real test of a leader’s collaborative skills will be when they have to d...
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Policies and Procedures
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Global Human Capital Trends - Machines as Talent

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/03/2016 Technology is becoming an increasingly powerful and ubiquitous tool in today’s business environment. Cognitive technology is deemed as a particularly exciting development, as it allows computers to perform tasks once considered solely the domain of humans. Although such progressive technology is pa...
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Policies and Procedures
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A more productive worker is a rested worker

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/03/2016 Work is now busier than ever: it’s global not local, its 24/7, it’s moving faster than it has ever moved before. Our brains are under siege from information overload. We are always ‘on’. According to Dan Rose of Facebook, we are now consuming 7 hours of content in 5 hours. The reality is that if yo...
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Working Time and Leave Policies and Procedures
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WorkSmart: Workplace Wellbeing

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/03/2016 As HR Consultants it has become increasing apparent that absenteeism, staff dissatisfaction at work and stress at work have become a significant factors for employers to contend with. This poses a concern in itself, separate to the significant cost of managing these for the employer. IBEC (2011) s...
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Simplification Of Work: The Coming Revolution

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 02/03/2016 In one day more than 100 billion emails are exchanged, yet only one is seven is critically important.This fact alone highlights how technology is adding unnecessary complexity to work. Employees are becoming overwhelmed by the escalation of organisational complexity, growing information overload, a...
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Policies and Procedures
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Understanding Both Corporate and National Cultures

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/02/2016 Growing international business? Don’t forget the importance of understanding both corporate and national cultures. Few organisations were left untouched by the recession. Some embarked on joint ventures, acquisitions and strategic alliances as they entered new markets. It is important to remember...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Workplace Wellbeing - Employers' Responsibility

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/02/2016 Managing Absenteeism Absenteeism is a substantial cost for every business in Ireland. Previously figures released by the Small Firms Association suggested that absenteeism from work costs small business €793 million per annum. Research conducted by the SFA suggested that the average staff member in...
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Sickness and Absence Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
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Winning Conversations with ‘POISE NOW’: Step 1 - Purpose

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/02/2016 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 our ...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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People data everywhere: Bringing the outside in

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/01/2016 Leading organisations routinely use both internal and external data to build their brand, find new customers, manage risk, and make investment decisions. What if HR could leverage data just as effectively? That time has come. This article explores the increasing trend of HR and talent organisations...