Keeping people motivated in the heat

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With temperatures soaring recently, there’s a host of associated potential problems – ranging from fainting to lethargy – that could affect productivity in the workplace. So, let’s look at five hot-topic scenarios that could affect productivity and ask the experts how to get around them…

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How much can you expect people to work when they’re on holiday?

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Remember CrackBerrys? That was the nickname for BlackBerrys when people became addicted to constantly checking their emails on them. No one talks about CrackBerrys now, but the issues surrounding work email and how much you should, or shouldn’t check it when you’re away from the office, haven’t gone away…

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A bold new look – Jobsite homepage redesign

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Twenty years ago we became the first multi sector job board in the UK, and since then we have paved the way as innovators in our field. Our latest bold move has been redesigning our homepage to deliver candidates the very first intelligent, personalised job search. In a move away from the traditional search led job board home page, we will be offering candidates a unique dynamic experience.

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Handling seasonal demand

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Do you do more business in the summer? From garden centres to coffee shops, many employers experience peak demand in the summer months. Handle the peak well and you’re in for a windfall, buckle under pressure and you risk losing both the sales and your reputation. We spoke to three employers to find out how they cope with demand

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Home working – an aid to productivity or an organisational headache?

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Flexible working is on the rise with more people eager to work at least some of the time at home – but some businesses are still wary. We spoke to business and recruitment experts to understand the benefits for companies and how to go about introducing it successfully.

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Managing increased parental leave

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There have been many changes around parental leave recently – from statutory maternity pay to adoption leave, surrogacy leave and shared parental leave. We spoke to three people affected by parental leave to discover how they manage it…

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Succession planning – securing your business’s future

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Just a few key people are the difference between success and failure for many SMEs. So losing those people to maternity, illness, retirement or to a rival company can be a serious challenge. The answer is a strategy for succession planning. Here, we reveal some basic tips for making sure there’s always someone ready to “pick up the baton”… 

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How to nurture creativity in your business

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Being a creative professional is a full-time job for some. For others, managing these creative talents is their full-time job. So what’s the best way to do it efficiently? Why is it so important in the first place? We spoke to some experts to get their advice on how you can ensure creativity is nurtured in your business…

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To counter-offer or let them go?

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With the economy emerging from recession and staff considering their options, all employers will sooner or later face the prospect of having a key staff member poached. So what do you do when that happens; counter-offer and convince them to stay, or wish them well and hope you can absorb the impact of their loss without any adverse effects?

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When interviews go wrong: the interviewer’s perspective

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It isn’t just interviewees who can have a hard time at interview, they can be tricky for interviewers, too. Linda Dalloz, an executive coach and mentor with more than 20 years’ experience of corporate HR at senior level, shares her advice on how to handle some of the common interview situations you may be faced with…

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