What is employer branding and why should you care?

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Recent research by analyst firm, Gartner has revealed that 62% of chief human resources officers (CHROs) report that their organisation’s talent attraction strategy is not aligned with their future workforce needs. Citing employer branding as one of the most important parts of attracting talent, Gartner’s research paints a worrying picture for firms that are hiring. With employment in the UK is at its highest since 1971, employers need to find distinctive ways to stand out from the crowd in what has become an employee’s market. Employer branding can help businesses to do just that. With a similar purpose to your…

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UK businesses struggling with recruitment and retention of talent

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Businesses across the UK are facing a momentous task to recruit and retain employees according to new, independent research by Natural HR, the leading provider of all-in-one HR and payroll software. The ‘HR in 2019 and Beyond’ report set out to explore the current state of the HR profession and includes the results of a survey of 219 UK-based HR professionals. Examining the trends, challenges and opportunities facing HR departments across the country, the findings shed light on the varied mindsets, anxieties and hopes facing professionals working in organisations ranging from sub-hundred employees to corporate giants with over 5,000. The…

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Join us at CIPD ACE 19

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Natural HR is delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019, where we’ll be showcasing our all-in-one HR and payroll software. Taking over Manchester Central on 6-7 November 2019, CIPD ACE brings together the people profession for two days of unparalleled learning and nonstop networking. All-in-one HR & payroll software Our friendly team of HR experts will be located at the Natural HR stand (F52) to give you a warm welcome and a personalised tour of our software. The natural choice for growing businesses with 100+ employees, our cloud-based platform automates and streamlines your HR processes…

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Sarah Dowzell, COO and Co-Founder Shortlisted for The West Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2019

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Natural HR’s very own, Sarah Dowzell has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2019 due to her outstanding innovation, creativity, talent and contribution to the technology sector. Having identified a gap in the market, Sarah has seen Natural HR transform from being a hobby to a full-blown business. The HR tech company has gone from 2 to 26 employees in the space of just three years and in 2019 alone, they secured £250,000 investment to launch one of the UK’s first fully integrated payroll functions. Sarah has a burning passion for HR, entrepreneurship and women in…

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How to attract the best talent

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In this ever-changing world of work, competition for talent is fierce. Despite this, a staggering 62% of Chief Human Resource Officers report that their talent attraction strategy is not aligned with their future workforce needs according to Gartner Inc. Attracting the best talent is one of the leading challenges for HR professionals. Sourcing the correct talent is the essence behind a company’s success, but it can also be extremely costly if a hire is sourced wrong. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation found that a poor hire at mid-manager level with a salary of £42,000 can cost a business more than…

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