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In this day and age, every HR team should be able to make a good guess at predicting when employees will leave, where to recruit the most suitable candidates, how to identify and attract those suitable candidates, and how to keep them happy once they...

If you were to conduct a functional audit of your HR practices, covering the entire employee lifecycle, where do you think your problems would lie? You might want to start at stage four: Development. According to new research by totaljobs, two-thirds of UK workers have changed employers...

4 ways to get the most out of your millennials Millennials are a demanding bunch when it comes to what they want from their employer. They want flexibility, meaningful and purposeful work, a social connection, real-time feedback and recognition, and the most up-to-date technology, to name...

An important part of our work is in conducting an holistic landscape review discovery process for new clients. This is where we evaluate not just application performance but also consider the technology in the context of that organisation’s culture, people and processes. After all, you can...

Businesses have scant reason not to ensure their working practices and technologies are fit for today’s workforce – but as we outlined in the previous two blogs, many are lagging behind the times. In fact, for some, progress has been so limited, a 2013 talk by...

The young folk at our offices tell me that 'listicles' - articles that take the form of a list - are all the rage on LinkedIn at the moment. So far be it from me to rock the boat, particularly as it appears that we...

There’s a real knack to failing at project management – it’s a ‘skill’ that quite a few organisations have mastered, unfortunately. The trouble is it’s not exactly difficult to make a complete hash of a project, which is why so many well-intentioned projects go off the...

Albert Einstein is said to have defined insanity as: "…doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results." While that quote may well have been misattributed - with everyone from Benjamin Franklin to Mark Twain also being credited as its originators - there's...

You quickly get used to the shorter working weeks at this time of the year, with four bank holidays in the space of six weeks throughout April/May. Do you find that work suffers as a result or do you just work more efficiently in a...

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