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8 Training Programs for employers to help you close the skills gap found within your business

By Business, Employee Management, Natural HR, News, Performance Management

Whether a company has hired new employees, launched a new product, or wants to keep its employees safe, employee training programs are needed throughout the lifecycle of their employment with your company. Assigning the proper training to your staff enables employees to better perform at their jobs. But why would an employee invest time and money in the development of their workforce? For your business, employee training can have several benefits, including: Increased profit and growth. Better industry reputation Deeper skill succession pipelines. Reduced employee turnover. More skilled workers. Likewise, what do your staff gain from training? Career advancement. Self-development….

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Developing a talent strategy: 5 tips for success

By Talent Management

The CIPD defines talent management as a process that seeks “to attract, identify, develop, engage, retain and deploy individuals who are considered particularly valuable to an organisation.” The current state of the UK talent market is making the lives of recruiters and hiring managers more challenging than ever before – especially in deeply affected industries such as logistics, hospitality and health care. Many industries have sorely felt the impact of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, but as businesses seek a return to pre-pandemic levels of operation, record numbers of vacancies continue to go unfilled. What’s more, a dip in business…

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How to attract and retain the best talent

How to attract and retain the best talent

By Employee Retention, Recruitment

Enticing candidates away from your competitors, winning them and retaining them can be a significant challenge for HR teams and recruiters. As the workforce demographic changes, businesses must adapt and consider what the next generation finds attractive about a prospective employer. So how can you attract and retain the very best talent? While there is a crossover between the two, let’s look at each individually to help you hone in on strategies to encourage top candidates to pursue a position with you and ensure you keep hold of them.  How do you attract new hires? Businesses need to keep their…

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what is employer branding

What is employer branding and why should you care?

By Employer Branding, Recruitment

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. While 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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