With the upcoming changes to data protection legislation through the GDPR at the forefront of many small business owners’ minds, lets take a look at some of the other common HR mistakes you want to avoid!
We no longer live in a society where it is enough to expect a candidate to impress the interviewer – putting on a song and dance to prove they are capable. Continue reading “3 ways your interview processes could be putting off talented candidates”
In recent years the first Monday in February has been dubbed ‘National Sickie Day’ due to the high amount of employees in England taking a day off work due to sickness. Several of the reasons that this day shows a higher absence rate include it being the Monday after the first pay date of the year, which some people have waited 6 weeks for, alongside being the first Monday after many people have finished ‘Dry January’.
We have looked at the Average Joe kind of employee perks, and those a little more out there, but then we have all heard of those organisations who have perks that seem far, far away from the box. They are the kind of benefits that most business owners would question – how is that possibly going to work? and how on earth will it benefit the business?
Before you start going and buying office ping pong tables and arranging team building quiz nights, stop and think about what it is your staff want. Not what you want. Chances are you will employ a range of different people, many of whom will be in different circumstances to you.
According to recent studies, the average human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in 2000, or around the time the mobile revolution began, to eight seconds.
Every been told to get ‘off the burning platform’ at work? Blast through those buzzwords with my mini cheat sheet!