Keeping our future workforce happy (and staying put!)

At the recent Monster Thinking event a topic for discussion was how to keep our younger workforce from job hopping. It is predicted that by 2030, about 75% of our workforce will be ‘millennials’ and that their needs in the workplace will be different than the ones that have been used to incentivise employees traditionally. […]

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Discrimination – a policy is not enough

Many companies will now have Discrimination policies in place as part of their Employee Handbook and hopefully feel confident that they have something robust in place if there are any issues or reports of non-compliance.  How do you know though if they are being followed or adhered to? Don’t assume that you’d hear about it […]

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HR Round Up – Recent projects

We regularly try to give you an insight into the type of HR projects we’ve been working on with our clients. Just in case you are looking for similar HR support and consultancy but didn’t realise it was an area we worked on: Eligibility to work issue—terminated an employee no longer entitled to work in […]

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Facebook inspiring recruitment

Previously we have discussed how refreshing we felt Google’s recruitment procedures were, and how HR take the lead in making the final hiring decisions Another technology company has inspired us recently, with a report on how Facebook recruit. In particular, we thought their choice of question in an interview “How do you manage work if […]

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Short Men and Overweight Women

.. earn £1,500 less at work according to a recent study that examined data from 120k people aged 40-70. It found a link between body mass index, height and earnings, with men who are shorter than the national average of 5ft 9” and women who are heavier than the average 11 stone seemingly earning less […]

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Google It

Google continually make the headlines for their business practices, and recently their recruitment procedures were put under the spotlight in an article published in the CIPD People Management magazine. International Head of HR Yvonne Agyei stated that they take the lead in recruitment, with hiring managers unable to make actual hiring decisions: “We intentionally take […]

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Spring Newsletter Now Available to View Online

The latest issue of the HaytonHeyes HR newsletter is now available Headlines in this edition include: In or Out: If the UK public choose to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum, will it affect HR? Modern Slavery Google It Life Coaching – Spring into Action HR Projects round up Period Policy Burnout Britain Short […]

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Dyslexia in the Workplace

Starbucks hit the media headlines last week following a decision made by an Employment Tribunal that found in favour of a supervisor who had been dismissed. Part of Meseret Kumulchew’s role was to check equipment temperatures in store and record the information on daily records. There were issues with the subsequent data and when the […]

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January Blues or a Stress Related Illness?

At this time of year, it may be expected to see colleagues in the workplace feeling a little down after the Christmas furore. Especially now that we are all back to our usual routines of working, dark mornings (and nights), the ever changing Winter weather and of course what seems like a long month before […]

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Application Forms vs CVs?

Which do you ask for in your recruitment process? Application Forms is our preferred method as candidates can answer the questions you would like to ask and it is easier to compare like for like. They may give you more than a CV if structured to provide relevant information and assists the selection process in […]

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