Daily Archives: May 6, 2011

Social media snooping – where do you stand on this?

It’s time for your confessions. All recruiters should by now be sufficiently savvy with using social media as part of their recruitment strategy. But is it ever acceptable to use social media in ways that aren’t entirely legitimate? We’re talking about social media snooping. How many … Continue reading

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Eight key skills for effective change management for line managers

Nearly two-thirds of employers have indicated that a lack of in-house change management expertise was an issue during their most recent change programmes, according to a study by Xpert HR. Although the skills that line managers need to manage change are … Continue reading

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Ten key questions on the Agency Workers Regulations

Regulations due to come into force in October give agency workers rights that are similar to permanent employees. John Charlton summarises the main areas to consider.  Many directors probably think that there are already more workers’ rights than you can … Continue reading

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Confidence in senior management at record low

Employee confidence and trust in senior leaders has hit a record low as job security, satisfaction and standards of living fell, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found. According to the CIPD’s spring 2011 Employee Outlook survey, … Continue reading

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Human rights staff walk out over job cuts

Staff at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Cardiff yesterday staged a “lightning walkout” in protest at a programme of job cuts. The members of the PCS union stopped work for an hour and claimed the reduction in … Continue reading

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Sacked Tube driver wins job fight

One of the London Underground drivers whose sacking sparked a planned series of Tube strikes has won his claim of unfair dismissal. Bakerloo Line driver Eamonn Lynch took his case to an employment tribunal, claiming his dismissal was based on … Continue reading

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