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Pay gap | Preparing for pay equity analysis

Pay equity was already a hot topic, fuelled by a growing body of pay equity legislation and active social movements. Then the pandemic struck, and early diagnosable outcomes indicate that low-income...

Finding motivation | How to tackle languishing - the dominant emotion of 2021

The term ‘languishing’ was coined by American sociologist Corey Keyes, who was struck that many people who weren’t depressed also weren’t thriving. The term came to wider attention when the New York...

Silos | Talent acquisition and CSR must break silos to help diversity

Most businesses recognise the value - whether moral, monetary or reputational - of both diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and corporate, social and governance (CSR) efforts.

Probation | Does the pandemic signal the death of the probation period?

First in last out, right? It’s the simple reason why so many employees are currently reluctant to make the move to a new job – understandable in such an uncertain economic environment.

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D&I | How HR can approach changing conversations around diversity

Conversations around diversity and inclusion have evolved as companies and leaders start to understand the importance of implementing inclusivity across the company for not only their brand but for...

Skills transfer | Realising the value of employing ex-military and reservists

Every year over 14,000 skilled and experienced individuals leave the Armed Forces ready to enter the civilian workforce. Individuals with a services background have a multitude of skills they can...

Working hours | Does your workplace need the right to disconnect?

One of the most common consequences of homeworking brought on by the pandemic has been the difficulty many are facing with creating a clear distinction between work and home life, which risks leading...

Culture | Why ‘one big family’ is one big red flag

What does family mean to you? What does it mean to your colleagues? Your potential recruits? For such an often-used term, family can be a divisive word. For some it can mean a supportive, safe...

Wellbeing | Protecting and supporting travelling teams after COVID

Business travellers will be among the first visitors to many countries as borders slowly re-open.  They will face a changed landscape, possibly unrecognisable to their previous trips.

CEO Q&A | CEO Q&A: "That bigger picture is never about making more revenue"

Larry Gadea, founder and CEO of software company Envoy, says HR leaders needs to be prepared to take risks to be part of the c-suite.

Culture | Speaking plainly: inclusivity and accessibility starts with the written word

Most employers want to build a fair, inclusive and accessible organisation. Not only is it good business sense, but it’s important for attracting and retaining talent. However, many companies still...

Leadership tips | Are leaders equipped to manage a hybrid workforce?

In this brave new hybrid world, do we need to completely rethink our approach to leadership development, and the skills needed to be a great remote leader?