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The complete guide to using Natural HR to help identify the skill gaps in your organisation

By Culture, HR Software, Human Resources, Leadership, Natural HR, Talent Management

Whatever industry you find yourself in, there will always be what we call a “skills gap.” However, for many businesses coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, skill gaps are one of the most significant roadblocks to attaining business goals. When it comes to employee training and development, the most important concern is identifying skill gaps within your own company and developing interventions to address those. By investing in the development of skills for your workers, your company will be putting in place the changes needed to sustain market, product, and process innovation. In this article, you will learn the steps…

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Workplace Culture then and now: 7 ways that it has changed since 2011

By Culture, Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Human Resources, Natural HR, News, Personal Development, Software

Since 2011 the world has experienced a lot of changes, and the UK was no different. We’ve had three prime ministers, a Brexit Referendum and a national debate on naming an Ice research vessel, to name just three examples, but there have also been massive changes in the UK’s workplace culture. In this article, we’ll be looking at seven ways the UK’s workplace culture has changed since 2011. While some of these changes result from technology development, others have come about because of shifting perspectives and expectations in the workforce. Even more, have come as the result of the introduction…

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How can HR software impact your organisational culture?

By Employee Management, HR Software, Human Resources, Natural HR, Performance Management

The HR team within a company will likely be the first and last team you interact with when joining a company. At the same time, they’ll also be the team that manages your team’s daily affairs, from ensuring they’re paid on time to monitoring performance. If you ask your companies leadership what elements of the business will have the most significant impact on the team, you’ll be hard-pressed to validate a better answer than the workplace culture. But as we will discover, much like Rome, your company’s culture will not be built overnight and will need to have time, resources,…

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Founder of PsycHR, Helen Pericleous on how HR can incorporate nature into your wellbeing and the workplace

By Employee Management, Employee Wellbeing, Human Resources, Mental Health

Our relationship with nature – how much we notice, think about and appreciate our natural surroundings – is a critical factor in supporting good mental health and preventing distress. The topic has been at the forefront of everything to do with wellbeing recently, with nature being the theme for this year’s mental health awareness week. To better understand how the wilderness can enhance our emotions, we got in touch with the Founder of PsycHR, Helen Pericleous. Helen kindly sat down with us to discuss three of her top strategies on how nature can be incorporated into your own wellbeing and…

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Director of EPIC HR LTD, Gary Cookson opens up about his own mental health experiences

Director of EPIC HR LTD, Gary Cookson on the power of sharing mental health experiences and how HR can step up to the challenge

By Employee Management, Human Resources, Mental Health

Although mental health awareness week has passed, if there’s one thing we’ve learnt, it’s how essential it is to have conversations about our own mental health and the things in our daily lives that can affect our emotions instantly.   In conjunction with our #ChooseHappy campaign, Director of EPIC HR LTD, Gary Cookson, was brave enough to open up about his own mental health experiences, the steps to achieving better wellbeing and the need for HR to speak up about mental health.   The people profession especially takes a back seat when it comes to addressing their own wellbeing, ensuring their employees…

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