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  • Gig economy: three ways to attract and retain freelancers

    Date:
    10 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Research shows that sought-after technical workers increasingly want to work on a freelance basis. So how can employers stand out from the crowd to attract this talent and keep skilled workers coming back? Hired's Donna Yelmokas offers three key pieces of advice.

  • More companies hold on to key staff after mergers, says report

    Date:
    2 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    Almost four-fifths of companies that have gone through a merger or acquisition have managed to hold on to their 'acquired talent', according to a study by Willis Towers Watson.

  • Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

    Date:
    2 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and CEO of Real World Group, looks at how leaders need to change to boost employee performance and improve mental health at work.

  • HR Tech World Amsterdam: Data and digital detox top the agenda

    Date:
    1 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    Last week's HR Tech World conference in Amsterdam unveiled some of the latest thinking on HR technology trends, but keynote speaker Arianna Huffington also had a message on the benefits of switching off.

  • NHS workforce planning "not fit for purpose"

    Date:
    30 October 2017
    Type:
    News

    National policy and planning for the NHS workforce in England is "not fit for purpose" according to a report from the Health Foundation.

  • Podcast: Emerging trends in employee engagement

    Date:
    27 October 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Kate Pritchard, director of research at ORC International, joins us to discuss emerging trends in employee engagement.

  • Employee engagement surveys

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on current practice in employee engagement surveys, including the move to more regular research and how to act on survey results.

  • Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

    Date:
    19 October 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots' leave. Why do so many organisations still rely on outdated systems to manage such important aspects of their business, asks Chris McCullough.

  • Why engaging staff is about more than funky furniture and 'faux fun'

    Date:
    17 October 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Forget office slides and ping pong tables, employee engagement should be nurtured via long-term enrichment, according to the founder of customer loyalty company Avinity.

  • Podcast: HR careers

    Date:
    13 October 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this podcast, we discuss the recent XpertHR career survey which researched how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers in the profession.

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