Category Archives: HR

4 Key Challenges HR Must Handle In 2021

4 Key Challenges HR Must Handle In 2021

2021 was supposed to bring with it the promise of new beginnings. But even now, in February, HR departments are still coming to terms with the challenges that a new working world is presenting. It’s not just a matter of maintaining a safe working environment amidst a global health crisis, it’s also the impact on mental health and how best to manage staffing issues amid an economic downturn.

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4 Virtual Christmas Event Ideas To Keep The Yuletide Spirit Alive

4 Virtual Christmas Event Ideas To Keep The Yuletide Spirit Alive

Normally, the annual Christmas party is the highlight of the year – a chance to celebrate a busy 12 months’ toil. Of course, 2020 is very different, with the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowing any plans for a traditional office Christmas party. But that doesn’t mean that Christmas is cancelled! There are other ways to embrace the Yuletide cheer.

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Why Employee Experience Has Changed To Become A Post-COVID19 Priority

Why Employee Experience Has Changed To Become A Post-COVID19 Priority

With all the changes forced upon us due to the COVID19 pandemic, it’s forgivable to wonder if life will ever return to how it was. With experts suggesting ‘no’, employee experience is almost certain to change dramatically. But how exactly will workers’ experience of their workplace change? And what should HR departments be looking out for?

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Why A Virtual Halloween Is The Best Response To The 2020 Nightmare

Why A Virtual Halloween Is The Best Response To The 2020 Nightmare

Every year, we celebrate Halloween. Thanks to the COVID19 pandemic, this year seems to have been one long frightening experience that’s better to forget. But the 2020 nightmare is no reason to abandon such a fun holiday. Even with workmates remote working, Virtual Halloween celebrations can still bring colleagues together.

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Now Is The Time To Embrace A More Human Workplace

Now Is The Time To Embrace A More Human Workplace

The benefits fully engaged employees bring to a company are already well known. But while many see engagement as promoted through events and interaction, modern thinking backs a wider scope – namely, creating a more human workplace. Now, as COVID-19 recedes, a Human Workplace is being built as the optimum environment to return to work to.

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Compassionate Leave Post COVID-19 – How Should HR Handle it?

Compassionate Leave Post COVID-19 – How Should HR Handle it?

Publishing daily updated statistics relating to COVID-19 cases and deaths is designed to ensure vigilance stays high amidst the coronavirus pandemic. But it can also be an unwelcome reminder to those who have suffered personal loss. So how should HR Departments handle the emotional impact of COVID-19? Are staff entitled to compassionate leave? The impact […]

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Recruitment in 2020 And Beyond

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Recruitment in 2020 And Beyond

It is generally accepted that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, probably forever. In business, just as in society, common processes are being restructured. In recruitment, for example, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus has forced changes in strategy which are expected to be significant. But how precisely will these changes manifest themselves?

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COVID-19: Why Employee Mental Health Should Be Addressed Too

COVID-19: Why Employee Mental Health Should Be Addressed Too

The benefits of remote working have been promoted for some time now, but few would have thought a global pandemic, like the COVID-19 crisis, would be the impetus that pushed working from home so far forward. However, with the adoption of such new ways has come new challenges, with HR Departments now needing to pay attention to employee mental health more than ever.

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