Train to retain: A novel approach to workplace learning
Alan KerrOctober 26, 2015
In recently published data on staff retention, 200 HR executives were surveyed, while 10 experts in the field were interviewed in detail in the 'Workforce Horizons' study.The findings suggested that over half of all UK-based businesses strongly feel that retaining employees is set to rival the...
Don’t Let Halloween Turn Into Your Recruiting Nightmare
Alan KerrOctober 20, 2015
With Halloween looming, scary films enjoy an annual surge in popularity.It’s also an apt time to ensure that your recruitment process does not materialise into a nightmare scenario.The analogy between bad recruitment practice and horror movies may seem questionable but we can learn a great deal...
How many managers still use a diary?
Alan KerrOctober 13, 2015
The use of a diary is an imperative tool for the majority of managers, particularly those who have to balance a variety of tasks and lead several people. With stationary regularly selling out of new diaries at the beginning of each year, it is clear that these organisational tools are still a vital...
Should a romantic relationship at work be avoided?
Alan KerrOctober 6, 2015
It has been reported that 1 in 3 people have a romantic relationship with someone from work within their lifetime, and it’s unsurprising when we consider how long we spend in the company of our colleagues. They may be a commonplace action for many, but they cannot be described as advisable and...