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Page 14 of 18: Insights on the latest developments in eLearning, Compliance, Health and Safety and Performance Management.

Have traditional performance reviews had their day?

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:12

Have traditional performance reviews had their day?

This summer, consultancy firm Accenture joined Netflix, Microsoft, Adobe and Deloitte in ditching annual performance reviews. Does this spell the end for this cornerstone of traditional performance management?... Read More »

How can you help employees deal with the back-to-work blues?

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:10

How can you help employees deal with the back-to-work blues?

New research commissioned by MetLife Employee Benefits has found that 73% of employees will experience stress upon returning to the workplace after a break. Given that nearly 10 million working days a... Read More »

Is your performance management failing to perform?

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:59

Is your performance management failing to perform?

Just 36 per cent of UK companies believe their Performance Management processes to be efficient, according to a study conducted by professional services company Towers Watson.

"These findings will not surprise... Read More »

Half of workers don't call in sick - and your productivity suffers

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:55

Half of workers don't call in sick - and your productivity suffers

According to a new study, showing up for work when ill causes a greater drop in office productivity than staying at home tucked up under the duvet.

"The fact is that when people are sick and still turn... Read More »

Mental health at work: is your organisation doing enough to support employees?

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:31

Mental health at work: is your organisation doing enough to support employees?

In CIPD's latest absence management survey they report a rise in mental health problems among employees. Two-fifths of the employers surveyed reported rises in both stress-related absences and mental health... Read More »

Combating corruption: what can your business do?

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:33

Combating corruption: what can your business do?

This week has seen yet another large scale corporate corruption scandal come to light following a BBC Panorama investigation into British American Tobacco.

In a documentary broadcast on Monday it was alleged... Read More »

Leading by example? Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg takes two months of paternity leave

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:01

Leading by example? Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg takes two months of paternity leave

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he will take two months' paternity leave upon the arrival of his daughter this month. Could his decision influence other dads to follow his lead –... Read More »

Cyber security: an IT issue or a people issue?

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:34

Cyber security: an IT issue or a people issue?

Technology continues to revolutionise the way we live our lives.

But while consumers are happy to rely on wearables, smartphones and cloud-based apps – all of which collect personal data – to... Read More »

Could you reduce long-term sickness absence with return to work interviews?

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:37

Could you reduce long-term sickness absence with return to work interviews?

Long-term sickness absence represents more than just misery for an employee. Unexpected absences can disrupt projects, create backlogs of work and compound the pressure on other staff.

It's hardly surprising... Read More »

Keeping compliance training up to date

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:40

Keeping compliance training up to date

So you've researched the market, decided on the provider for your compliance eLearning and put your employees through the courses. Job done, right?

Well, not exactly. Getting your staff trained initially... Read More »

Diversity - protection against commercial failure?

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:42

Diversity - protection against commercial failure?

A recent BBC News article on the VW emission scandal suggests that diversity could be one antidote to toxic corporate cultures.

The article quotes Stephen Carver, lecturer at Cranfield School of Management,... Read More »

Astute sets benchmark for eLearning security

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:43

Astute sets benchmark for eLearning security

Our Astute eLearning Platform has set the benchmark for eLearning security following recent penetration tests.

Astute was tested against 70 known vulnerabilities and security risks and, we're pleased to... Read More »

As graduates go freelance, are you equipped to engage contractors?

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:44

As graduates go freelance, are you equipped to engage contractors?

New research from PolicyBee has found that an increasing number of students are considering freelancing and contracting as potential career options when they leave university. So what does this mean for... Read More »

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