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Induction and the first 10 weeks

Induction and the first 10 weeks

So, you have found the perfect person to fill that vacant position – now what? We’ve been working with businesses on their induction process, and explaining how this can affect the business and the employee(s) that have just been brought onboard. We have some great tips on how to make new employees feel welcome, to ensure they embrace their new positions, the workplace culture, and how to demonstrate the level of professionalism embodied in your business. During the week before…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

In the world of Human Resources, International Women’s Day gives us the time to reflect on how far we have come and what we have achieved with gender equality and also as we look to the future to where we can continue to develop.  With a theme “More Powerful Together” we see the importance of the role women play. When we all work collaboratively across what divides us we are able to break down the barriers of gender roles and…

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Recruitment

Recruitment

When Eve Nelson asked me to give my thoughts on Recruitment I immediately started to research the subject.  It then dawned on me that anyone can quote other people’s opinions and advice.  Consequently, I decided to write from my years of experience in management in the not-for-profit sector combined with my seventy-six years of experience of the world. First a bit about me so you understand from where I am coming. I was a rural kid and spent eight years at boarding…

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You are “DELETED”

You are “DELETED”

I heard it, but didn’t believe it, at first….. Just recently we were asked to give some advice to an individual, let’s call her Julia, about being dismissed. As we listen to Julia’s story we both kept saying things like “they did not say that”, “they did what” and “no one would do that”.  To give some background first, Julia had 25+ years in the brokerage sector and nearly three years with this particular employer. There were no documented performance…

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