Why Recognition Is HR’s Top Tool For Retention

Why Recognition Is HR’s Top Tool For Retention

Organisations looking for ways to improve their recruitment and retention might do well to examine their employee recognition programs. A new survey, Using Recognition and Other Workplace Efforts to Engage Employees, has confirmed that most human resource professionals believe that recognition programs have a positive impact on two of HR’s top challenges – recruitment and…

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The 10 Most-Read RPX2 Talent Management Articles of 2017

The 10 Most-Read RPX2 Talent Management Articles of 2017

Whether 2018 will see you starting a new job, a new business, or a new phase of your life, it’s always useful to look back and see just how far you’ve come. And as the New Year is right around the corner, we’re going to do just that! It’s time to take a look at…

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What do HR in High-Growth Companies do? Meet more

What do HR in High-Growth Companies do? Meet more, and Schmooze (with IT!)

New research may well have just confirmed HR’s deepest fears – more meetings with line managers lead to greater success. Sounds crazy, right? Well apparently it’s not. Recent figures show that high-growth organisations actually have more frequent interactions between HR and line managers. This may well suggest that more regular communication equals faster and better…

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5 Ways To Fix The UK’s Productivity Gap

5 Ways To Fix The UK’s Productivity Gap

While the UK can be proud of many world-leading businesses, it also has a long history of poorly managed and unproductive organisations. In fact, the results of a decade-long worldwide study carried out by academics at Stanford in 2012/2013, Harvard and the LSE found the UK had more badly managed companies than better-performing competitors. In…

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Are You Missing Out On Mobile Talent Acquisition Technology?

Are You Missing Out On Mobile Talent Acquisition Technology?

A new global survey from the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry has found that talent acquisition professionals across the globe aren’t fully using the available mobile technology. They are also failing to effectively map talent acquisition efforts to business strategy. The global ‘Talent Forecast’ study of more than 1,100 hiring professionals revealed that 29% of…

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Are Your Employees Being Driven Away By Poor Career Development

Are Your Employees Being Driven Away By Poor Career Development?

Career driven employees feel they must leave their current organisation to progress, due to insufficient career-management programs. Such failings of current corporate career-management programs were highlighted in the 2016 Global Workforce Study conducted by Willis Towers Watson. The results from 3,105 respondents revealed that a hefty 47% of employees believe that leaving their current employer…

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Study shows Millennials aren’t so different after all

Study shows Millennials aren’t so different after all

We are now in an unprecedented situation of having 5 very different generations mixed into our workforces. The trend for delaying retirement is also growing as people expect healthier and longer lives. The older generations are far from putting their learning years behind them, as some may have expected. And the perceived gap between these…

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Poll Shows HR Directors Want More Time For Strategic Planning

Poll Shows HR Directors Want More Time For Strategic Planning

Recruitment and HR Outsourcing company, The Curve Group, has released new research showing that UK HR Directors risk neglecting long term business strategy from being so consumed with issues of talent retention and hiring. This tallies up with ONS statistics that show UK unemployment hit an 11-year low in September, after falling by 37,000 to…

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