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Guide to understanding a probation period

Guide to understanding a probation period

By Employee Management, Employee Retention, Employment Law
Guide to understanding a probation period A probationary period is an extremely useful opportunity to ascertain whether or not a new employee is suitable for a role. This time at the outset of an employment contract is practical for both the employer and the employee, as it enables both parties to decide whether the employee will be taking a permanent position with the organisation. In this post, Natural HR looks at what probationary periods are, how long they should be, and why jobs have them. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about probation periods. Probation periods...
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Tips for conducting interviews over Zoom

Tips for conducting interviews over Zoom

By Employee Management, Employee Relations, Employee Retention, Recruitment

With online video platforms such as Zoom, conducting interviews is easier than ever. Not only does this video platform reduce the costs of recruiting new employees, but it also adds increased flexibility and allows organisations to interview candidates from a wider talent pool.  Now, as with any face-to-face interview, recruiters must do adequate preparation to ensure they conduct these online video interviews in a professional manner. This may leave you wondering what preparation you could possibly need to do besides putting together some questions for the candidates.  Well, it turns out there’s a lot you can do. Through this guide,…

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7 companies with effective employee retention strategies that you can learn from

By Employee Retention, Natural HR

A study conducted by the job website CV Library found that three out of four UK workers are considering handing in their notice in 2022. What’s more, a study coming out of the USA found that some 4.3 million Americans quit or changed jobs in January of this year alone. In a job market that is increasingly giving candidates the upper hand, companies are being forced to raise salaries and offer a variety of new perks and benefits to attract and keep employees for the long haul. For employees, the pandemic and a surge in remote working have transformed the…

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Aligning People & Business Strategy with Talent | Natural HR

Aligning people and business strategy with a holistic view of talent

By Employee Management, Employee Retention, Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, HR Software, Motivation, Natural HR, Software, Webinar

HR leaders are drawn to the prospect of creating a high-performing workforce but often overlook the key ingredients. In fact, companies that align talent with business strategy outperform others by 16%, retain 30% more top performers, and see 34% higher employee performance. The last 18 months have posed major challenges that saw business and talent strategies put to a rigorous test. As a result, there is a renewed urgency for HR leaders to realign their talent strategy to the wider business goals to factor in changing business dynamics. This is why we invited, James Moore, a director at Morgan Phillips…

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91% of HR leaders are concerned about employee turnover. Here are 8 tips to reduce it in your business

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Employee Relations, Employee Retention, HR Software, Natural HR

According to a new survey that Gartner has published, nine out of every ten (90%) HR leaders report that employee turnover is a significant concern they’re facing. With figures like that, it’s not surprising that employee retention is always a primary focus for HR teams and business leaders. Here are three critical facts about employee turnover in the United Kingdom in 2021: – 46% of UK workers say their companies training opportunities make them more inclined to stay in their current job. – 87% of Millennials, those born between 1996 and 2005, say that accessing professional development opportunities is crucial…

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