Archive for November, 2012

5 Great TED Talks To Inspire And Motivate

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Sometimes even the most motivated of employees has an off day, and require some additional motivation.  Below are 5 TED talks explaining how we can all find inspiration, motivation and happiness in what we do.

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Employee Recognition Program Ideas

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Employees are the cornerstone of any business, without them, the business fails.  Demotivated or disgruntled employees can have a major impact on the bottom line too.  Introducing an employee recognition program is a great way of increasing morale and creating a culture of recognition and praise.

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Are LinkedIn Endorsements Too Easy?

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Back in September (2012), LinkedIn launched a new feature to complement the ‘Skills and Expertise’ section of user’s profiles.  The feature allows users to ‘endorse’ the skills and expertise listed by a contact, but is this feature a replacement for recommendations?

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HR Horror Stories

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Everyone has been told a horror story by a friend or colleague regarding a previous employer.  Some are quite funny and some are simply ridiculous.  Below are a few from around the web.

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Your Recruitment Process & CIPHR

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The recruitment process traditionally involves many stages.  From the creation of the vacancy specification, to the induction and ‘onboarding’ of the successful candidate.  Simplifying and improving this process is what CIPHR excels at, from online recruitment to automation of the ‘onboarding’ process.

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Top Tips For Dealing With Staff Absence

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Continuing the theme of Winter, and the challenges that this season can bring to an organisation, we have compiled a list of the ways in which a business can deal with staff absence.

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Adverse Weather – It’s Snow Joke

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As the nights draw in and the frost appears in the morning,  Adverse Weather policies and procedures are once again at the top of an HR department’s list.  The ability for an organisation to continue to work effectively, through conditions which make it difficult to get into the office, is key to organisational efficiency.

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CIPHR Client Interview

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At CIPHR we understand that our clients work in varied sectors, departments and roles and, as such, have differing requirements and expectations of our solutions.  With this in mind we have introduced, what will become, a regular feature article to gain an insight into our clients daily lives, the pressures and challenges they face and how they cope with, and overcome these.

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