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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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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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