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The Next Generation’s Career Decisions

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/01/2016 One of the key challenges for parents is to start allowing their children to make their own decisions. Never is there more fraught a decision than when it comes to their career choices. However, it may be time for you to let your child make their own decisions regarding choice of college and furthe...
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Recruitment and Selection
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HR Overview 2015

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/01/2016 The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh your memory of the 2015 changes that will impact on your business for 2016.National Minimum Wage: A new minimum wage of €9.15 per hour will be effective from the 1st January 2016. For employers it is important to note that rates for those under...
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The Importance of Fair Procedures in Disciplinaries

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/01/2016 Ensuring that you, as an employer or manager, are compliant in terms of employment law and particularly in that area of disciplinary and grievance procedure is absolutely essential. It is very important to ensure that you not only have the necessary procedure in place but that it has been issued to...
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Re-invent your HR function – it will be a central plank for your business success in 2016

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/12/2015 Now is the optimum time to consider what the HR function can and will do in the future... Human Resources professionals need to see major changes in their job functions in 2016, even if their job title remains the same. The days of HR professionals hiring and firing based on historical criteria or...
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Human Rights
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Raising A Difficult Issue In The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/12/2015 Does the thought of raising a difficult issue make your stomach churn? Here’s the most important ingredient to make it work: Last summer on a holiday in Italy I went on a ‘Try a Dive’ lesson. The dive centre was at a sandy beach next to a clear blue lagoon. The water looked so inviting but I was n...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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Zero Hours Contracts

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 14/12/2015 A study into the use of 'zero hours contracts' by Irish employers has recently been published by the University of Limerick. The study was carried out by Dr Michelle O’Sullivan and a team from UL’s Kemmy Business School and follows a commitment to undertake such an examination in the Government’s S...
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2014 Global Top Five Total Rewards Priorities Survey

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/12/2015 Valerie Daunt writes: Deloitte have released their 2014 Global Top Five Total Rewards Priorities Survey What Total Rewards issues are on the minds of employers from around the world? And what are employers concerned with today and in the years ahead? As the business landscape continues to become mo...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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HR and people analytics: Stuck in neutral

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 02/12/2015 Too few organisations are actively implementing people analytics capabilities to address complex business and talent needs. Three in four surveyed companies (75 percent) believe that using people analytics is “important”, but just 8 percent believe their organisation is “strong” in this area – almo...
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Policies and Procedures
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Your Business Case For Embracing The Diversity And Culture Agenda

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/11/2015 A more diverse workforce will give a wider perspective. Negotiations will deliver new understanding of fundamental cultural differences in approach that may have eluded you. Your organisation will also be more capable of producing a rich variety of output that is innovatory, and more resonant, whi...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Resolving Difficult Relationships In The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 18/11/2015 Replaying a ‘difficult conversation’ in bed at night? Learn why we do it and how to stop. What a peaceful, pastoral scene, a cow contemplatively chewing on its cud. Grass is high in roughage and hard to digest. Nature has given some mammals the capacity to regurgitate the cud. By chewing it over an...