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Brexit and the implications for HR

With the debate rolling on as to what could happen if Britain should exit the EU...I attach a very detailed document written by Michael Ford QC on behalf of the TUC but also there is a more straightforward article here listening the major things to consider.

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How is your HR function's brand image? 8 tips for improving your Brand

In her book Brand HR: Why and How to Market Your Image, Shari Caudron says that 'If you want HR to be perceived as more strategic, more valuable, more credible, more whatever, you need to start thinking like a business with a product and market your overall brand image.'

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Urgent news! Another survey highlights the worsening skills shortage.

This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.

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Is outdated thinking (and HR processes) damaging productivity? 7 smart ways to shake up your thinking!

These are what Yves Morieux states are the Holy Grail of efficiency, However he cites many problems and over complication which is blocking CO-OPERATION which he claims is the biggest barrier in improving productivity.

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Masculine values - are they killing our businesses (and ruining HR)?

Is it cultural, shareholder value strategies or just a lot of testosterone filled leaders and managers without a sense of proper accountability?

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Our top 8 tips for the perfect performance management system!

Performance management is back on the agenda.

What everyone wants to know is how to make it work, keep it simple and get managers to do it. Here are our solutions (from the employees perspective) on how to make it engaging.

Watch our video for 8 top tips to create that engaged feeling of... it's actually working!

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How to create the performance management dream!

If you were to compile a shopping list of desires for your dream performance management system (as a employee) what would be on it?

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Values, Dieting and an Alligator -what do they have in common?

Values - so much rubbish circulating on the internet right now - what's the reality?

Getting the right 'Values' and everyone following them is the golden chalice of many a HR function but what's the reality and what has dieting and an alligator got to do with it?

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Why should we love HR and L&D? The Organisational Profit/Value Equation!

More and more leaders are seeing the benefits of a people focused strategy. 

Not only does this extend to external customer demands and understanding but what sits in the 'engine' of organisational success is undoubtably an engaged and capable workforce.

In this info-graphic we see the critical elements of organisational success (profit or value depending on your status):

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The latest Age Map of the UK - what can we learn?

This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?

Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?

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Video blog - 'Ted' talk with John Fillingham from Thinking HR

John Fillingham of Thinking HR in this 'Ted' talk discusses HR issues including older workers and introverts and extroverts, with a leading academic.

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HR is dying! The 2 C's urgently needed to create REAL BUSINESS IMPACT for HR Functions

Is HR nearly dead?

If we don't move quick enough and start acting as a true business partner, there are already signs of the lack of progress made, we may be cast into the realms of a completely outsourced an admin function, in effect, HR will be dead.

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3 things HR definitely isn't doing enough of in Talent Management - do you agree with no. 2?

Take a look at what John the Exec MD of Thinking HR has to say on the subject.. you know he's going to say something BOLD. Take a quick glance at his video summarising some of what's been raised this week.

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BE Safely BOLD? 5 handy tips as Chairman of John Lewis says forecasting is the key to talent management success

Charlie Mayfield talks about the need to forecast and fear of the future is causing inertia.

I say Bold is the way to go, but WHAT MAKES BOLD a SAFE BOLD NOT CRAZY?

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