Sometimes it makes sense for an employer to use a fixed-term contract when engaging an individual. When the employer knows in advance that the job will last for only a limited period, if it uses a fixed-term contract, the employee’s… continue
How is your organisation approaching its learning and development priorities for 2014? Are you making use of external trainers, or is L&D an in-house affair at your organisation? What is your organisation’s budget for learning and development? Please spare five… continue
If you thought terminating an employee was hard, try terminating an employee who already resents you and with whom you share the dinner table!
Following the traumatic (and literal) termination of Brian the Dog in the popular sit-com “Family Guy,”… continue
As 2013 draws to a close, the outlook for the UK economy appears to be at its most encouraging in years – but the economic recovery remains prone to risk.
“The economy is growing robustly as lifting uncertainty and thawing… continue
Some multistate US employers may know they need to keep their eye on state laws throughout the country – but quickly become overwhelmed by the sheer number of rules and regulations coming out of the states where they operate. Understanding… continue
What’s your experience of using external trainers? Please take part in the XpertHR Benchmarking survey!
External trainers: Are external trainers an invaluable lifeline? Do you think external trainers are a waste of time and money? Or is your experience of using external trainers somewhere in between? I’d like to invite you to take part in… continue
How is Nigeria’s attitude to polygamy evident in its employment laws? What are its equal opportunities laws like? How easy is it to terminate an employee’s employment contract in Nigeria? HR professionals working for global organisations with interests in Nigeria… continue
Zero-hours contracts have attracted a lot of attention in the past few months. In the run-up to Christmas, many employers will have been recruiting seasonal workers, perhaps making use of such contracts, to manage the expected increase in work. Our… continue
Here’s my pick of the very best posts from the world of HR blogs in November 2013. Sassiness. Existentialism. HR robots. All this and more can be found in this month’s selection of top HR blog posts!
Best of the… continue
Do free zones in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar have different employment laws to the rest of the UAE and Qatar? What effect does the countries’ official religion of Islam have on employee rights? Are there positive action… continue
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