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Staff Training in a small business

Staff Training in a small business

How important is staff training? Absolutely vital, whether you’re part of a multi-national corporation or a small business or just one or two people. Small businesses all too often neglect the areas of staff training and development, for financial purposes or because they simply don’t see the necessity. Studies have shown, however, that staff training […]

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How to get a free Staff Holiday Planner

How to get a free Staff Holiday Planner

Working as a manager, or working in the HR department, your job will be one that requires many calendars and lists. Keeping track of dates, and remembering who should be in the office and who shouldn’t be showing up for work, is a particularly important task. Here, as an example of the importance of your […]

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6 Reasons You Should Let Your Staff Use Their Smartphone in the Office

6 Reasons You Should Let Your Staff Use Their Smartphone in the Office

Picture this: Your employee walks into the office. He sits down at his desk, switches on his computer and starts to work. An hour into his working day, you hear the buzz of a phone. He looks away from the screen, reaches into his pocket, takes out his phone, reads the screen and then begins […]

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Top 20 HR blogs of 2015

Top 20 HR blogs of 2015

There’s a world of HR knowledge out there but with all of that information how do you know what sources to trust? Wonder no more! We’ve done all of the hard work for you and we’ve recently published our top 20 HR bloggers of 2015. So how are they ranked I hear you ask? We attempted […]

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Staff Squared goals make performance management a breeze

Staff Squared goals make performance management a breeze

Would you believe us if we told you that Staff Squared will make managing goals you set for your staff during appraisals effortless? What if we told you Staff Squared will chase staff for updates on their goals too? It’s almost magical! So let’s set the scene, you meet with your staff regularly to review […]

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New flexible working guidelines in the UK

New flexible working guidelines in the UK

We don’t think that being fair and flexible with your staff should need to be made law in order for companies to be able to have meaningful dialogue with their employees. The fact is that flexibility is a bit of something we could all use from time to time, so the best companies will already […]

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Slideshow: 8 epic questions on productivity and time management

Slideshow: 8 epic questions on productivity and time management

Some of the top questions about productivity and time management curated from Quora.

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Relax – and be more productive

Relax – and be more productive

There are many industries (investment banking to name one) where putting in 14 to 16 hour workdays is treated like a badge of honour, not the mark of inefficiency that it truly is. We’ve all been there, it’s 6pm, you know you should be going home but there’s just one more job to do and […]

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