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Five top tips when welcoming new employees

After reading The HR Dept’s A-Z of recruitment you have found the ideal candidate to join your team. By now you have offered them the position, they have happily accepted, and you can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the job of filling the job...

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How to handle employees leaving to set up in competition

One employee leaving the business to set up in competition may be considered a misfortune. Several leaving at the same time, to paraphrase Oscar Wilde, looks like carelessness. Our political leaders are facing just this dilemma as the Independent Gro...

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Investing in your employees is investing in your business

Training and development for employees can often be seen as expensive or time consuming and be bumped down a list of priorities. But if it's done well it can provide a significant return on investment, whilst building both the trainee and the busines...

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What to do about an employee with a side hustle

The day has come when you find out that an employee has something on the side. Your impulse reaction might be one of surprise and raise questions such as, “How long has this been going on?” or “Aren’t we enough for you?”. Then you return...

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The A-Z of Recruitment

Attracting applicants Attracting the right applicants requires an all-round approach. Some steps to consider are: Review your online presence, revisit your “work for us” content and be seen where your ideal candidates are looking. Brexit It is...

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How to spot and stop sexual harassment in your business

Just recently, a BBC documentary and trending advert from Gillette shed more light on the continuing issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. This has been a globally trending topic in recent years thanks to progressive movements such as #MeToo a...

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Making the most out of Mondays in your business

Monday could probably be put on the same shelf as Marmite, most people either love it or hate it. Some like to embrace the dawn of a new week and all it promises, whilst others see Monday as a major hurdle to overcome, with next weekend a distant pro...

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