If it feels like expectations on you and your team are evolving rapidly, you might just be right. New research from Sage has highlighted key changes the HR function has undergone during the pandemic. From shifting priorities to bigger workloads, we look at some of the top takeaways.
The challenges of the past year have made it the most difficult of many people’s working lives, and HR is no exception. The pressure to keep pace with an uncertain economic climate and adapt to changing priorities, while faced with an increased workload, has left many in the function yet to catch a breath.
Upskilling at pace with the changing world of work could give you the competitive edge needed to level up from middle management to top leadership material. So are you doing enough to grow your expertise and future-proof your career?
In this short read, in partnership with online educators Learna, we look at five learning trends that could help shape your career development – from virtual training to today’s more accessible MBAs.
Getting bogged down in admin is the undoing of every great people manager. Specialised HR systems are often touted as the answer; but can they really make working life easier for you, and better for every employee you support? Is it worth rolling out new tech, at a time when your workforce has already been through so much upheaval? And can a software package honestly help you manage people issues like a human being, rather than a robot?
If you’re considering automating more of your people processes, but wondering whether it’s truly worthwhile, you’re in the right place. In this short read, written in partnership with Softworks, we look at the real, human ways that HR software can positively benefit you and your workforce, and get the inside story from organisations that have tried and tested the tech.
The global pandemic brought disruptions to the usual patterns of working for most. How can HR help to create new ways of working that benefit both employees and employers? How can employees achieve a good work-life balance and feel strongly connected to their teams?
In this short read, produced in partnership with Winningtemp, we explore what the future of post-pandemic working life may look like, in discussion with HR and employee wellness talking heads. Find why transparency, two-way communication and kindness are set to play a bigger role than ever in future workplaces across all industries.
People have always been urged to save for a rainy day. But never has the vital importance of emergency savings been illustrated as clearly as during the Covid-19 pandemic. How can companies both help and reassure their employees in 2021?
The winter months can be a tough time to keep employees engaged, but by encouraging your staff to look after their health and providing them with the support to do so, you can help them stay happy and healthy this winter.
The pandemic has been challenging in many ways, but it has also given companies the opportunity to reevaluate how they operate. With digital working moving into the mainstream, it’s time to make sure onboarding processes reflect the new normal
Successful onboarding has always been a crucial part of any business. Read this article, produced in partnership with TribePad, to find out the 5 key elements to make remote onboarding truly successful.
A survey by Advanced and People Management Insight found that most HR professionals are in need of better analytical tools and more advanced technologies if they are to reach their full potential. Read this article to find out more...
Onboarding is a critical period for businesses to engage with a new starter, and for both sides to exchange important information. It’s a time when employees are making their first impressions of your business and deciding whether or not they’ve made the right decision to come and work for your company.
Yet, onboarding is often overlooked. Engaging and nurturing a new employee is essential to help them settle in within the first few weeks and become well integrated into your organisation. Here, we list five ways technology can help you manage and deliver an effective and engaging onboarding experience.
If your employee benefits programme doesn’t appear to be delivering, perhaps it’s time for a rethink. Here, Laurel Dines, people director at Tusker, and Cory Laywood, corporate payments manager at Leicester City Council (LCC), discuss how you can meet the requirements of your employees, while also maximising productivity, with the implementation of a simple and effective benefits programme.
You must master the fundamentals of search marketing in order to attract the best candidates. If you're smart you know that making job opportunities discoverable is the difference between a candidate applying for your role or your competitor’s role. Here are five tips to help you.