Businesses rely on manpower to fuel their expansion. In turn, business growth feeds productivity and GDP. Employees are a business’s biggest asset, so it’s crucial that businesses have access to a diverse pool of qualified talent.
On a surface level, it may not seem like an individual’s marital status will impact their job search, but this is not the always the case. Although an employer is not allowed to ask a question about a potential employee's marital status (amongst other personal questions), whether or not they are married could play a big role in finding work simply based the flexibility that they may have over somebody that is married.
What are the essential elements of a successful and engaging recognition program? Daniel Sherrington of OC Tanner shares his tips with HRD
'Bitesize learning’ may be one way to engage workplace learners. Amanda Moody of the British Council Professional Development Centre outlines what’s involved
A leading HR figure says some industry professionals could benefit from going it alone
Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith outlines how HR will be at the heart of business disruption – but it must first reinvent itself
One employer shares how simple solutions can make jobs easier, safer and smarter
With the user experience becoming a key consideration for any new technology platform, David Mallon, head of research at Bersin by Deloitte, outlines how HR can also benefit from ‘design thinking’ for its own processes
HRD takes a look at the circumstances in which it's okay to ask an employee to resign, and the potential pitfalls to watch out for
A viral letter claiming harassment had catalysed the decision
Employers must ensure the health of their staff isn’t compromised in the post-Christmas era