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The modern HR Manager song
John Crowley • 

The modern HR Manager’s song; or I am the very model of a modern HR manager 

Summary: Honestly, I don’t know how to summarise this one. I guess it’s a song for all the unsung HR managers out there. Thank you for all you do.

Compensation
Are Gen-Z the new benchmark for workforce changes
Abbi Melville • 

Are Gen-Z the new benchmark for workforce changes and can the people profession keep up? 

Gen-Z might seem like a scary alien invasion but turns out they’re probably a good barometer for changing workforce requirements. So, here’s how HR managers can keep everyone happy without breaking (too much) of a sweat.

mental health initiatives in the workplace
John Crowley • 

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.

Conflict resolution
John Crowley • 

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?

Performance management in a post-pandemic world
Petru Tinca • 

Performance management in a post-pandemic world – tech and best practice 

The pandemic forced us to transform face-to-face teams into remote ones – which took some getting used to. Now that the dust has settled, here are some of the HR best practices and technology that are now driving effective performance within typical post-pandemic remote teams.

What does your HR software say about your company?
Bharat Jain • 

What does your HR software say about your company? 

Since the pandemic, HR software has become the digital home of the workforce. So, instead of asking what your home says about you, we’re asking what does your HR software say about you? And how can you make sure that it’s a good brand ambassador?

Four innovative ways to overcome talent shortages
John Crowley • 

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.

A new generation of agile HR for a flexible workforce
Abbi Melville • 

A new generation of agile HR for a flexible workforce 

The people profession is about effectively managing and developing all the people who make up a workforce. HR means human resources. So why do so many HR software solutions still prioritise the traditional full-time employee over every other human? It’s because it’s easy to build a restrictive system. Not because it’s right. But we fixed that for you… you’re welcome.

The 10-step ladder to holiday management heaven
Bharat Jain • 

The 10-step ladder to holiday management heaven 

To keep things running smoothly and nurture a supportive culture that encourages people to take their leave, HR professionals must build an efficient and effective holiday management system. To help you get started, here’s our 10-step ladder to holiday management heaven.

HR system down again?
Gary Middleton • 

HR system down again? It doesn’t have to be that way 

Legacy HR systems always seem to let you down at the worst possible time, don’t they? Crashing out on a Monday morning at 9 AM, just when you need them the most. But it shouldn’t be that way. An HR system should be as reliable and loyal as “Dick” Winters (Band of Brothers) … What can I say? We’ve got a war theme going on today.