The art of Talent Management

I can’t remember the last time I spoke with a ‘Personnel Manager’. Can you? Nowadays it’s far more common to be speaking to the HR Director, Chief People Officer or (my personal favourite) the Chief Happiness Officer. The Business Partner model can take some of the...

The importance of Onboarding

It’s John’s first day at his new company. It’s been quite a journey so far! The conversation with the recruiter was 6 months ago. Then there was a phone interview with Brian, the hiring manager. A month later John put on his best suit and travelled to Slough for a...

Strategic HR solutions

Changing core HR or payroll software can be a daunting task that often demands a huge investment of time and money. Sometimes, of course, it’s completely necessary to embark on such a project – sometimes, however, there may be a genuine alternative. What...