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How to create an emotional connection with candidates

14 Feb 2017

Can recruitment challenges be resolved by understanding the candidate’s emotional and practical needs and the channels they engage with? Jo...

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Employee engagement in a negative culture: how to break down barriers

22 Jun 2016

Tapping into the workforce’s creativity and innovation is one way to engage employees at organisations where it is “trendy to...

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Employee engagement: short termism and VUCA must be addressed

25 Nov 2015

Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA), along with organisations’ tendencies toward short termism, are challenges that can be tackled through...

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National minimum wage and Living wage

Minimum wage and living wage “can co-exist”, says top economist

21 Apr 2015

The national minimum wage and living wage complement each other and both have an important role, according to Rhys Moore,...

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living-wage

Living wage now bigger influence on pay deals than minimum wage

27 Mar 2015

The rate of the living wage is a bigger influence on pay-setting than the national minimum wage, according to new...

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private-sector pay forecast

Organisations optimistic about pay despite planning subdued awards for 2015

20 Mar 2015

Pay awards for private-sector employees are predicted to be worth a median 2% during the coming year, according to new...

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Linking pay and performance

Linking pay and performance is top reward priority for 2015

23 Feb 2015

Just over half (50.6%) of organisations have put increasing the link between pay and performance as a priority for their...

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