How to spot when it’s time to move to a cloud HR system: 6 signs HR leaders may recognize

The tornado of a year that was 2020 has certainly ripped up the rulebook for how we all work, and left business leaders grappling with how to...
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Why I love working in HR | 14 HR experts explain why they love what they do

Working in HR can sometimes be hard – but it can also be immensely rewarding. Day in, day out, you can be juggling a whole range of spinning plates,...
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How to successfully identify and develop high potential employees

High potential employees are 91% more valuable to a business than non-high potential workers. These prized individuals can raise the performance bar...
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7 steps for creating staffing strategies that work

A dedicated staffing strategy is crucial for any business wanting to understand its people. Your people are your company’s biggest asset, and can...
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How HR leaders can use People analytics to manage a remote workforce

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If remote working is set to become the new norm, HR leaders need clear People data more than ever before. Here’s four things to look out for, to...
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How can organizations drive employee engagement during change? | A brief guide for HR leaders

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Employee engagement reached 40% in 2020, the highest result in two decades, so how can HR build on the momentum?
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8 HR metrics every HR leader should monitor for greater gender diversity in the workplace

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Which metrics can help HR and People leaders create a better balance in the workplace for gender diversity and inclusion? We take a look.
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Empowering managers to support remote employees | 6 ways HR and People teams can help

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With remote working set to remain popular in 2021, we look at how HR teams can empower managers to support home-working teams.
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5 ways HR leaders can use technology to accelerate change

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2020 was a transformative year for HR, helping to prove the value of tech investment like never before. Here’s five ways HR can build on that value...
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How to embrace digital transformation in HR: 8 secret tips from the experts

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We share secret insights on what HR leaders should be thinking about when it comes to digital transformation.
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Innovative educational nonprofit frees up time for closing the achievement gap

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Rocketship Public Schools switched to Sage People to eliminate time-consuming, frustrating HR processes.
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How to spot when it’s time to move to a cloud HR system: 6 signs HR leaders may recognize

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The rulebook for how we work has been ripped up, and the right HR technology has never been more vital. Here are 6 signs it’s time to invest in cloud...
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International HR: How to use technology to shift from a regionalized approach to a global strategy

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Five things to consider when you look to technology to shift from a regionalized HR approach to a global strategy.
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ChildFund Reimagines Multinational Workforce Management with Sage People

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Mission-driven nonprofit, ChildFund, selected Sage People to help its global HR and People team undergo a digital transformation.
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How the pandemic has changed expectations of HR: What HR leaders need to know

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We spoke to 1,500 HR leaders, c-suite execs and employees to get a 360-degree view of HR. Here’s what we found.
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Business continuity planning: 6 steps for HR and People leaders to consider

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A business continuity plan enables organizations to adapt and flex in times of change, but what’s needed to create one? Here’s six steps for HR...
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6 top HR challenges in 2021: How HR and People leaders can prepare

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Big changes occurred in 2020 for the world of work. Here are six challenges for HR in 2021 according to the experts and how to get ahead.
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HR tech trends to watch in 2021: 5 expert tips on how to get ahead

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We reached out to a panel of global HR leaders to hear about some of the big trends set to disrupt the industry in 2021. Find out what they told us.
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How to know your people better: 6 ultimate People analytics questions for HR teams

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People analytics are vital for understanding your people, but what questions should you ask? Here’s six ideas to find out the answers you need.
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HR burnout: 6 steps HR and People leaders can take to support their team to avoid it

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Burnout can affect all employees – including those within HR. Here’s six tailored ways HR and People leaders can support them to avoid burnout.
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Vacation leave: 7 tips for HR and People teams to support employees to take time off

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Is your employees’ vacation time starting to build up? Here’s how you can support employees to take some time off, with these seven ideas.
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Sage People earns Core Leader status in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for the third year running, driven by delivery excellence and strong customer satisfaction

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For the third consecutive year, Sage People has earned core leader status in the Fosway 9-Grid™, by delivery excellence and strong customer...
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9 top tips for HR and People teams to onboard employees remotely

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Recruitment doesn’t stop when working goes remote. Here's nine tips for how HR and people teams can do remote onboarding successfully.
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7 People strategies for tackling systemic racism in the workplace

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Systemic racism is a problem on a global scale, so what can organizations do to start eradicating it from the workplace? Here’s seven strategies for...
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7 reasons cloud HR is vital for managing an agile workforce

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Moving to the cloud is a no brainer in this new world of work. Here are 7 ways cloud HR technology is mission critical for an agile and remote...
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What skills will the HR leader of tomorrow need? | 8 experts reveal how HR skills are changing

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The global pandemic means HR has stepped up, but how can HR leaders continue to build skillsets. 8 experts share their top tips for success.
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Time for a different approach: 8 ways HR can support graduates and interns working remotely

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How can HR and People leaders help graduates and interns to thrive in the new norm of working remotely? Here’s eight top tips.
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How innovative organizations have responded to remote working: 5 lessons for HR and People teams from companies across the world

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What can we learn from five companies who adapted quickly to flexible working?
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Gamification in HR: Three companies using gamification to compliment HR strategies today

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Gamification stubbornly remains in every year’s ‘top trends to watch‘ list. Is it revolutionizing HR in organizations today?
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8 experts on how HR and People leaders have responded to COVID-19

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There’s firefighting. And then there’s 2020. We asked eight experts: how have HR leaders personally responded to COVID-19? What have you learnt?
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HR agility and resilience: 12 powerful lessons from the pandemic so far

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12 tips from the HR community on what we’ve learnt from the pandemic so far, and how HR and People leaders can act with HR agility and resilience.
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6 ways HR and People teams can support employees to bring their whole selves to work

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Do you bring your ‘whole self’ to work? Find out the meaning behind the term and the six ways you can help support and empower your people to do so.
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Diversity and inclusion: Why it’s more important than ever in the new era of remote working

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How can your HR and People team continue to put diversity and inclusion at the heart of the business in the age of remote working?
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Supporting working parents: Why it’s more important than ever and how HR and People teams can support them

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The global pandemic has changed the world of work for parents. Here’s how you can help parents stay happy and productive.
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Is there still a place for corporate values in 2020? What HR and People teams should know

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Will corporate values continue to be relevant in the workplace? And if not, where do we go from here? We consider how corporate values need to evolve.
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11 steps for HR and People leaders to create a flexible working culture

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You may have switched to flexible and remote working, but how can you ensure its ongoing success? Here are 11 tips for HR and People leaders.
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7 top tips to grow your future workforce from within

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The days have gone where you have one job for the rest of your life but could organizations do more to retain employees and grow from within?
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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Everything HR and People teams need to know

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How ready is your HR team for the introduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act? Find out everything you need to know about it.
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Strength in agility: 4 ways HR and People teams can revolutionize ways of working

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Could HR be more agile in the way it operates? Here’s four ways HR can become more agile, and in turn, more resilient to change.
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Delivering engagement through experiences: 6 ways HR and People teams can create moments that matter

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How do you create moments that really matter to your people? Here’s six ways you can drive forward workforce experiences throughout the employee...
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6 ways HR and People teams can support their workforce with anxiety

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One out of six people suffer from anxiety. Here’s six ways to support your employees.
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13 steps HR leaders can take to tackle a toxic work culture

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Eliminating toxicity from the workplace can improve productivity and wellbeing. But where do you start? Here’s some simple advice in 13 steps.
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Diversity and inclusion: 4 powerful stats HR leaders should know

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There’s absolutely no excuse for not putting diversity and inclusion at the heart of your company’s strategy. Here’s why.
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Successful offboarding strategies: 5 basics to get right

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Offboarding is the final piece in the employee experience puzzle —and the easiest to miss. Here are five simple ways to build an effective strategy.
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6 ways to effectively support an aging workforce

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Increasingly more older generations are staying in the workforce. Here’s six ways HR teams can create better workforce experiences for them.
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Meaningful work: Three companies empowering employees to see the bigger picture

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Employees who derive meaning from their work are three times as likely to stay with their organizations. Here’s three companies leading the way.
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How to build the perfect HR team: 6 essential tips

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Is it possible to build the perfect HR team? We explore six tips to build the perfect team in today’s changing world of work.
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5 ways to attract and retain Gen Z talent

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In five years, Generation Z will make up 20% of the workforce. Is your company prepared to attract and retain top Gen Z talent?
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How much of effective HR strategy relies on people managers?

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They say employees don’t quit bad companies, but they do quit bad managers. Here’s four tips to build great employee experiences through line...
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9 ways HR teams can build emotional intelligence in their organization

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Many People leaders believe emotional intelligence is more valuable than experience or education. Here’s how to build it in your organization.
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The legalization of marijuana: What HR and People teams need to know

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Are you suitably prepared and equipped for the legalization of marijuana? We shed light on the changing laws for HR and People leaders.
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How to alleviate workplace stress: 5 top tips from HR leaders

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Is the four-day working week really the silver bullet for increasing productivity at work? Find out everything you need to know.
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Communicating with remote employees: 5 tactics to keep them engaged

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As the world adapts to a new way of working, communication with your employees is going to become more important than ever. Here are 5 of our top...
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5 ways to support employee wellbeing remotely

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If your employees are adapting to life working from home, they will need your support more than ever. Here are 5 ways to help people feel cared for.
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5 steps to drive HR strategy forward in times of change

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In these ever-changing times, here are five steps to help keep your company on the right track…
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8 ways to design great workforce experiences for your remote employees

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Your employees maybe remote but that doesn't stop them having great experiences while working. Here's 8 ideas for creating great experiences for them.
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4 steps to prepare your organization to become an effective remote workforce

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Is your organization gearing up to be an effective remote workforce during COVID-19? See the steps HR teams can take to ensure that employees feel...
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6 ways to support mental health wellness at work

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How can People Companies ensure they’re supporting employees’ mental wellbeing? Here are six tips on supporting mental health within your...
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Email etiquette: 10 golden rules for sending work emails

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The appropriate email etiquette can vary, however, there are some basic dos and don'ts that HR and People teams can use to guide employees.
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6 ways to support employee health and wellbeing

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Free gym subscriptions and fruit aren't enough to support employee wellbeing in the workplace. Here are six ways to make it part of your company...
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6 ways to attract talent outside dominant metro areas

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A high concentration of workers around major cities doesn’t mean they are content, presenting companies outside of dominant metro areas with an...
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6 steps to create employee experiences that really drive productivity

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A great employee experience is important to a staggering 92% of workers – and boosts productivity too. Here’s how to build great workforce...
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How can HR and People teams improve the ethnicity pay gap?

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Many organizations simply don’t know the ethnic make-up of their workforce even though diversity and inclusion are good for business.
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4 skills the HR leader of the future needs to thrive

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The top skills HR leaders identified as important in the coming years were also the areas where they feel they have the biggest gaps.
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What’s stopping HR tech adoption in organizations? Four things preventing change

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HR leaders have huge appetite to use new technology, but these intentions aren’t being realised. 500 HR leaders reveal what’s stopping them.
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What’s the financial upside of Sage People for your organization?

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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Sage People revealed a range of benefits that conclusively outweigh the costs of using Sage People over three years.
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5 ways HR’s transforming how it operates

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HR’s evolving to become a more People-focused function. 500 HR leaders told us how they’re changing how they operate as a result.
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How to build a HR or People strategy that’s aligned to your business strategy

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If you’re a People leader in a fast-growing company, it can be hard to know how to align your HR strategy to the overall business plan.
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Can you create a fairer working environment? Three things you might not have considered

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Three ways HR teams can drive change in the workplace, that you can address alongside your wider more strategic D&I strategies.
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Six things you never knew about your employees but should

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How much do you really know about your people? Find out the six things you should know about your employees to create great experiences for them.
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Case study: how Google uses People analytics

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Google’s analytical, data-driven approach to its HR system has certainly made waves. We look at how the tech giant uses data to power it's People...
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5 steps to creating amazing mentoring programs

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Mentoring programs aren’t set-it-and-forget-it. Get the five essential steps to build amazing mentoring programs which truly support your people.
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5 ways to successfully manage a multi-generational workforce

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With employees increasingly working beyond 70 and school leavers entering the workforce, companies need new ways to attract talent - across all...
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Create a culture your employees will love | 12 experts share their top tips for building amazing workforce experiences

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What does a great employee experience really look like? We spoke to 12 experts to get their thoughts on building a company culture.
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Why I love working in HR | 14 HR experts explain why they love what they do

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We’ve scoured the globe to find out why leading HR and People experts love working in the sector - and what really drives them.
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How to successfully identify and develop high potential employees

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What does a great employee experience really look like? We spoke to 12 experts to get their thoughts on building a company culture.
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HR’s transforming to People: 4 ways HR leaders can get ahead

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Just 18% of HR leaders believe their organization has shifted from HR to People. Here’s four ways to get ahead in your HR to People journey.
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Thinking without the box: Three lessons HR leaders can use to foster innovation and creativity in the workplace

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Companies that adapt time and time again are far more likely to thrive and create true innovation. Here’s three lessons for HR and People teams.
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5 essential steps to move from on-premise to cloud HR

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Before you begin the transition from on-premise to cloud HR, make sure you know these five essential steps.
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5 ways to use hyper-personalization to attract and retain top talent

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Hyper-personalization is rapidly changing the way we communicate. Could it change the way we create employee experiences too?
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7 ways HR’s changing

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Just 18% of HR leaders have transitioned from HR to People, our new research reveals. Find out what 500 HR leaders told us about the changing face of...
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5 top challenges facing HR in 2020 | What the sector says

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What are the key challenges facing HR professionals in 2010 and how can they overcome them? We spoke to some HR and People leaders to find out.
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HR leaders share their biggest failure and what it taught them

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From taking on too much, to overcoming nerves in big meetings, four experts share their biggest failure – and what they learnt from it.
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5 ways to ensure you’re supporting LGBTQ+ workers

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Discover five ways to ensure your company is supporting and empowering LGBTQ+ workers, with examples of global companies leading the way.
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5 ways to effectively support employees with disabilities

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Being an accessible employer goes far beyond simply stating that you are. Here’s five things to make sure you’re adequately supporting employees.
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5 ways to use automation to transform HR in your organization

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Discover how to use automation to transform from a transactional focused HR team, to a more strategic People function for your organization.
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How to keep high performers: 7 tips to build an internal talent pipeline

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How can HR and People teams create an internal talent pipeline that retains high performers? Discover the seven tips for success.
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9 habits of highly successful HR and People leaders

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We take a look at the habits the most highly effective HR and People leaders practice day-to-day, with valuable nuggets from Virgin to Facebook.
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Flexible working: 7 reasons it’s a no-brainer

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Flexible working is something 80% of employees value. Here’s seven reasons why it’s a no-brainer for organizations in today’s world of work
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HR career tips: 13 pieces of advice from the HR tech experts

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We asked the HR experts exactly what advice they give or have been given by others that spurs themselves, and those around them to strive for...
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From HR analytics to People Science: How to move from data reporting to data analysis

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You may be collecting HR analytics, but are you getting the strategic insight you need? Discover three steps to better actionable insights.
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10 steps to building a successful business case for HR tech investment

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When it comes to impressing the C-suite with an effective business case for investment, you don’t need smoke and mirrors – just data and these 10...
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Your reading wish list: 12 powerful books every HR leader should read

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Are you currently on the search for your next read? To celebrate World Book Day, we’ve compiled a list of our top 12 page-turners.
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7 steps for creating staffing strategies that work

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Your people give your business a competitive edge. Follow our seven steps to developing a successful staffing strategy to keep your business in the...
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Who’s your HR hero? | 7 experts reveal who inspires them, and what they’ve learnt from them

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Seven HR and People experts share who has inspired them during their careers, and what they’ve learnt from them and their advice.
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Psychological safety: The secret to Google’s top teams’ success – and 5 lessons for workplaces

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Psychological safety is vital for top performing teams. Here’s five ways to build psychological safety in your workplace.
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People analytics: 5 steps to develop data-driven HR and People teams

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Apart from a simple headcount report, fewer than 50% of HR leaders can deliver same-day metrics. Here’s how you build data capability.
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Should emails whilst commuting count as work?

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Should emails sent while commuting count as official work time? How can companies strike the right balance between flexible working and healthy...
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7 ways HR and People teams can support working families

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Happy parents make happy workers. Here’s 7 ways to support working parents in your organization - from flexible working to setting an example from...
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Is the annual employee engagement survey dead?

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Is chasing employees to fill out the annual engagement survey the right approach? Here’s four alternatives to boost engagement and business...
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7 business benefits of employee volunteering

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Gen Z and millennials expect companies to have a social purpose. Is it time to boost employee engagement by offering company volunteer days?
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5 ways to reinvent performance management for the better

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People Companies are ditching annual appraisals for continuous conversations, reinventing their performance management processes.
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Employee experiences: Who should be responsible?

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Who exactly is responsible for employee experience within companies? To build positive workplace experiences, everyone has a responsibility. Here’s...
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10 recruiting tips to increase diversity in the workplace

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It’s a fact - diversity and inclusion drive business revenue and profits. Here are ten tips to help you acquire a diverse talent pool.
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What role should HR and People teams play in diversity and inclusion? | The long-read

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Who should be responsible for diversity and inclusion in the workplace – HR, or the C-suite? What role can technology play? We asked the experts.
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How to use people analytics to influence C-suite decisions

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Can HR analytics and People Science help your C-suite sleep better? Discover how to gain actionable insights to drive business decisions.
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7 tips for an effective succession planning strategy

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Do you have a succession planning strategy? Here’s 7 tips to handling the effective communication of company succession plans.
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Whatever happened to gamification in HR?

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Has gamification and gamified technology changed HR in the way the sector thought? We set out to investigate how it's being used.
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10 ways to eliminate gender bias in the workplace

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Companies shouldn’t be simply waiting for change; they can play a vital role in eliminating gender bias in the workplace today.
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How can a multi-generational workforce learn from each other?

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HR and People teams can do a lot to support and get the most from a multi-generational workforce, but what can the workforce itself learn from each...
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Acting on feedback is vital for employee engagement. Here’s how to do it right

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What is the point in asking employees for feedback if it is not acted upon? Here’s some top tips on how to effectively listen and act on employee...
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8 tips for managing a gig economy workforce

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The contingent workforce is becoming more diverse to include agencies and freelancers. How do you manage workers who you have no formal authority...
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How do Chief People Officers start their day? 11 HR leaders reveal their secrets to success

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From 'eating the frog’, to 80's pop ballads, to the trusty cup of coffee, 11 HR leaders spill their morning secrets – with answers that may surprise...
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What are the top 5 traits of exceptional leaders?

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Leadership is a skill that can be learnt and developed, but what are the key traits to becoming an exceptional leader, according to the experts?
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7 tips to avoid employee burnout

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There’s only one person to blame for burnout: bosses. Here’s 7 tips to fight employee burnout.
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Becoming a People Company: 5 ways to build a business that puts people first

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People Companies attract the best, and as a result, their business flourishes. We summarize five findings from our research report on how the best do...
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HR leaders – here’s what’s keeping your CEO up at night (and what to do about it)

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How can HR and People leaders address the concerns keeping CEOs up at night – and are they the same worries they themselves have?
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9 ways that HR and People teams can drive sustainability

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Businesses are lacking the leadership skills to deliver on long-term sustainability goals, says a new report. Should HR leaders step up?
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6 ways to improve your internal communications

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Overflowing email inboxes mean that important internal messages can often get missed. Here’s 6 ways to boost your internal comms
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What is People Marketing?

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People Marketing means applying the principles of marketing to HR, so companies know their people as well as their customers. Here’s what that means.
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5 ways to support employees’ financial wellbeing

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Money concerns are one of the biggest causes of stress for workers. How can companies support employees’ financial wellbeing?
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12 ways to support a better work-life balance for your employees

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Live to work or work to live? A question asked by many members of the modern workforce. How can we help employees become well-rested and happier at...
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How to use recognition to boost employee engagement

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Recognition can make employees feel valued and, as a result, contribute to great employee experiences. Here's how to do it right.
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Create a culture of working less hours and you’ll boost productivity. Here’s why

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Is working less hours key to happier, more engaged and more productive employees? Here’s five things to consider why it might be.
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7 ways to spot if an employee isn’t engaged

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Companies are facing an engagement crisis but disengaged employees can be turned into engaged employees. Read our guide to the 7 signs of how to spot...
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People Science: How to know your employees as well as you know your customers

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People Science is more than just people analytics. It means not just mining data and reporting it — but gaining actionable insights to identify...
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15 ways to enrich job interviews for great candidate experiences

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With job seekers calling the shots, employers need to deliver a great candidate experience during the interview process. Here are 15 ways to do just...
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Why you should treat employees like ‘internal customers’

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A company should educate its workforce about the brand's aims and attitudes. Employees can then retain and exemplify those goals when serving...
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Want to create highly motivated employees? Understand what drives them

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It’s no secret that motivated workers equal loyal workers who are enthusiastic about their work and yield better results. That’s simple. The bigger...
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Goodbye HR, hello people

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You may be collecting HR analytics, but are you getting the strategic insight you need? Discover three steps to better actionable insights.
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Why attractive workplaces attract top talent

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Attractive workplaces can help businesses attract and retain the best talent. Correct use of color, biophilic design and privacy pods are just some...
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7 characteristics of a People Company

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Find out the seven secrets to truly put the success of your people at the top of the list for company success.
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What is a People Company?

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A People Company is an organization where people are the most valuable asset, and where company success is dependent on their workforce being...
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7 ways Netflix reinvented HR

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The Netflix presentation discussing their approach to HR and culture has proven to be a 'game-changer' amongst other tech startups and further afield.
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People analytics: 11 metrics that matter

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HR departments need to understand what their business goals are, then decipher what metrics are needed to determine progress.
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