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John Crowley

mental health initiatives in the workplace
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The catch-22 of mental health initiatives in the workplace and how the people profession can help 

The stigma surrounding poor mental health doesn’t exist because mental health problems are rare. It only exists because the meritocracy of workplace society, and all western society, has historically dictated that it’s not worth talking about. But that’s changing and it’s changing very fast. And the people profession will be in the driving seat of the mental health express.

Compensation
Conflict resolution
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Conflict resolution is more than just a disciplinary and grievance procedure. 

How can the people profession move towards a human-centric approach, which balances ethical practices of wellbeing and reconciliation, but also meets the legal obligations of their employer? What are the best ways to handle workplace conflict, when it’s no longer just an operational process?

Four innovative ways to overcome talent shortages
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Four innovative ways to overcome talent shortages

Talent shortages have intensified over the previous two years, forcing HR teams to innovate and find even more new ways to attract talent into their organisations. Here are four great ideas you may not have considered.

Principles of change management for the people profession
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Principles of change management for the people profession 

How can HR professionals put transformation into practice or respond quickly to external forces, while keeping their people happy, engaged, motivated, and productive? The answer is a good change management strategy… and for everything else, there’s SenseHR.

What is SaaS?
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What is SaaS? 

What does the phrase SaaS stand for, and what does it mean? We look at what “Software as a Service” means, and how it applies to solutions such as HR systems.

Gross pay calculations made simple
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Gross pay calculations made simple… because we’ll do it for you 

Ever wondered why your HR system doesn’t just calculate gross pay for you? We did too. So, we fixed it. Afterall, we love working next to payroll, but we don’t want to have to rely on them for the data that we need.

Maternity leave
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Doing it for the kids: Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, and Shared Parental leave 

There’s no escaping it—trying to understand parental leave rules and regulations is almost as difficult as… well… raising children. But our helpful guide and handy comparative tables will make things a little bit easier.

Zero-hours contracts
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Zero-hours contracts: from zero to … well not quite hero, but it’s getting better 

The SenseHR lowdown on zero-hours contracts and it’s not as ugly as you’d expect. There are some gleaming silver linings to the cloudy world of gig work and if it’s done right, it can give both an employer and their workers the flexibility they need, without exploiting anyone.

How HR can create a better work culture
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How HR can create a better work culture 

SenseHR takes a look at what HR can do to create a positive workplace culture and why it’s so important

Why HR leaders need to consciously uncouple from spreadsheets
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Why HR leaders need to consciously uncouple from spreadsheets

We get it, we’ve all been there. Spreadsheets are familiar but they’re holding your business back and reducing productivity. Here are some of the compelling reasons to make Excel your Ex.