Employees suffering from 'post-holiday blues'
Posted on 01/09/2015
A growing number of people suffer from post-holiday blues when they return to work, according to a new study. Research conducted by Auto Europe and conducted by Atomik Research showed that more than half (57 per cent) of British workers feel depressed, deflated or unmotivated after they come back from holiday.
Top ways to reduce staff turnover
Posted on 31/08/2015
The cost of recruiting new members of staff is high for businesses and this is why it is essential to reduce staff turnover as much as possible. Talent retention is one of the most important issues for businesses today and will prevent skills shortages from becoming a growing problem at your firm.
Decrease in language students ‘impacting recruitment’
Posted on 26/08/2015
The decrease in the number of GCSE and A-level language students spells bad news for recruiters, according to a new report. Recent GCSE results have revealed that just 302,500 students took a language GCSE this year, compared with 321,000 last year and around 332,000 in 2013. Furthermore, there was a one per cent drop in the number of A-level students taking French, and a 4.25 per cent drop in students taking German.
How to plan your staffing schedules more effectively
Posted on 25/08/2015
Even in a small, family business, drawing up a staffing schedule can be a stressful, time-consuming affair. Balancing the needs of the business and those of the employees can be tricky, particularly when the two clash, while factoring in things like staffing budgets and even maternity cover can make drawing up a roster a real HR nightmare.