5 things that HR doesn’t have time for

There’s only so many hours in a day. And there’s even fewer working hours… in theory. But for a lot of HR professionals, the sheer quantity of ‘jobs to be done’ means that the work day can go on, and on, and on… long after everyone else has logged off. That’s because,...

Seriously, what does HR do for employees?

“Oops, watch out – HR might be listening” “Don’t tell HR I said that!” “I’m not sure HR would be happy with that” “Do we have to go through HR?”   It’s fair to say that HR has got a certain… reputation. And it’s not necessarily a positive one. Feared by...

Pay transparency is business critical: here’s why

‘Competitive’. What does the word mean? What is it hiding? Do people writing job advertisements know that it makes prospective candidates assume that this mysterious ‘competitive salary’ is almost anything but? Let’s be clear: organisations need to be transparent...

Salary benchmarking by Qlearsite Pro

Whatever kind of people leader you are – HR professional, CEO, team lead, line manager – then there’s really only one secret to doing it well. And that’s making informed decisions. You need data points you can trust, and insights that guide your actions.  ...

Sickness absence management: the ultimate guide

In your organisation, do employees have to call in when too unwell to work – rather than send a text, or a Slack message? In your work culture, do people battle through colds and flus and reserve ‘sick days’ for just serious or gastro-related ailments?  Whether...