Archive for October, 2012

HR Challenges For 2013

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Every year HR faces different challenges that they are required to overcome for the benefit of the business. 2013 will be no exception, and with the continued uncertainty about the economic climate, these challenges may well be more substantial than those faced in 2012. Below are some key challenges that HR is likely to experience.

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Top Strategic Technology Trends For 2013

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Gartner have recently identified what, they believe, will be the top strategic trends in the technology industry in 2013. Gartner is an information technology research and advisory company providing technology-related insight.

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CIPHR Client Event Presentation

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This month we caught up with a number of CIPHR customers at our two events in London and Manchester.  Many thanks to those of you who took time out of your schedules to join us.  We hope that you found the events worthwhile and informative.  We certainly enjoyed hosting them.

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Is LinkedIn Becoming The Primary Resource For Future Employees?

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With thousands of potential candidates adding their profile to LinkedIn every day, is the site fast becoming the ‘one stop shop’ for your recruitment campaign?  Many in the industry think so and, judging by the recent press regarding the site’s improvements and attraction of new members, it is looking more and more likely.

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Your Interview – The power Of Body Language

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An interview is not only for your potential future employer to ask you a series of questions, and ascertain whether or not you can do the job.  It is also the one time that you can make that first impression as a confident, capable candidate.  Your body language can make or break an interview.  Following a few simple rules regarding how you act during an interview can help you to land the job you are after.

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Performance Management Strategy – A Quick Guide

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Performance management, especially in the current economic climate, is an essential business strategy. The ability to effectively plan, monitor and reward successful employees and managers ensures that both the business and its employees have a clear understanding of their own personal role within the organisation, and the business strategy as a whole.

Using Your Data – Workforce Analytics

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In the current challenging economic climate, workforce analytics are more important than ever.  Knowing where your business is performing well and, more importantly, where it isn’t, can be crucial when strategic decisions are being made.

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Gamification – Is Your Company Playing?

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Gamification is the use of game mechanics and design techniques in real world scenarios.   It is used to encourage people to take part in certain activities by making technology more engaging.  Gamification may be a relatively new term, however, the technique has been used in some form or another for some time.

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What Not To Say To Your Boss!

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There are probably thousands of things that you should never say to your boss, below are the one’s which should be at the top of that list!  Most people would think that the below remarks would never be said to a manager, however it is surprising how often they are!

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Do Your Employees Enjoy Their Working Environment?

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Above all, employees dictate the success or failure of a business.  A company can produce an excellent product or provide the best service, but if it’s employees are not happy in their environment then things will start to go wrong, and quickly.  Knowing how to motivate and retain productive, happy employees should be at the top of every Manager and HR professional’s agenda.

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