Employee Management

PsycHR on how to protect your employee's mental health during COVID-19

Ask An Expert: PSYCHR on how to protect your employee’s mental health during COVID-19.

By | COVID-19, Employee Management, Mental Health

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc across the world, employers are becoming increasingly more concerned about the wellbeing issues presented by the global pandemic. While we’ve seen nations come together to act as a community and support mechanism during these struggling times, no one is immune to the mental health implications this virus can and has caused. The Health Foundation found that more than two-thirds of adults in the UK (69%) reported feeling somewhat or very worried about the effect COVID-19 is having on their life. The most common issues affecting wellbeing are worrying about the future (63%), feeling stressed…

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How to build and manage your newly found remote workforce

By | Employee Management, Management

In a world that is currently carrying an enormous weight of uncertainty, one workplace trend couldn’t be ever more present. Due to the response to COVID-19, a large majority of organisations have asked their employees to work remotely with 67% of companies offering some form of work-from-home options. This abrupt change has had many HR professionals working frantically against the clock to introduce a whole heap of new policies and procedures. Coupled with the fact, many HR experts predicting that home working will become even more common in a post-coronavirus economy, it’s vital HR continues to evolve their remote working…

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The true cost of failed hires

The true cost of failed hires

By | Employee Management, Management, Recruitment

One of the biggest challenges that continue to haunt many organisations, is the prospect of finding a suitable employee with a driven attitude for success and energy that provides value to the business’ culture.  With this in mind, it will come as no surprise to learn that 46% of all new hires are deemed failures by the time they reach their 18-month milestone. Is this starting to ring any bells?  But even this statistic fails to put into words the impact a poor hire can have on an organisation. The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) outlined that more than a…

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how HR software can transform your employee experience

How HR Software can transform your employee experience

By | Employee Engagement, Employee Management

There’s no question that employees are the heartbeat and backbone of every successful company, so it’s imperative to create a culture that allows your people to feel and perform their best each day. Despite this being a goal for many HR departments, only 53% of employees globally report feeling engaged at work. This number is undoubtedly concerning when you consider that highly engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave their company than their less engaged counterparts. Constructing a positive employee experience is no easy feat; there’s a lot to consider, from learning and development opportunities and employee wellness to a…

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4 ways to optimise performance management

By | Employee Management, Performance Management

In today’s modern workplace, HR professionals are eager to enhance their performance management strategy to be the key driver for business’ success. After all, a strategy which incorporates the right elements can directly correlate with the productivity of the workforce and most importantly, the profitability of the organisation.  Despite these positive intentions, more than half of managers (58% to be exact) dislike their own company’s performance management process and would give it a grade of C or less. Taking this into account, here are 4 ways to optimise your performance management strategy. Reshape traditional performance reviews Out with the old…

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