Some of you may well have read a recent report from Leadership IQ that reveals only 22% of companies are having success with their employee engagement … Read more
Want to retain frontline staff? Get to know them
We all know quitting is becoming contagious. The 2022 Deskless Report found 42% wanted to do just this (up from 36% in 2021), and all around the country, … Read more
License to monitor
Recently (Most Interesting HR Stories of the Week), we brought you news that a US-based company was fined $50,000 for insisting that one of its … Read more
Could your contractors be classed as employees?
Q: When is an employee not an employee? A: When they’re a contractor. For years things were literally as simple as that. As someone who gave their services … Read more
Tech firms woo sacked Twitter staff; HP announces large job cuts
Tech firms snapping up ex-Twitter employees… Talent-short tech firms have had their wishes come true, with the exodus of staff from Twitter creating an … Read more
HR Famous: Creepy Bosses and Cool Moms!
On episode 108 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Madeline Laurano, and Tim Sackett come together to discuss … Read more
Has the ‘Great Resignation’ peaked?
The last two years have taken their toll on employers in many ways, but what’s arguably impacted them the most is the sheer number of resignations … Read more
Musk denies moving the goal posts; big rise in unemployment looms
Elon Musk forced to clarify new working from home mandate As news broke last week that new Twitter owner, Elon Musk, was renouncing the company’s permanent … Read more
Do you really know your quality of hire?
Recruitment. It’s supposed to be so easy. Find the talent, get them in, enjoy a long and fruitful relationship. The end. If only! The sobering fact is that … Read more
Are you ready to embrace apprenticeships?
In case you didn’t realize it, this week – 13-19th November – is National Apprenticeship Week – a seven day diary of initiatives and announcements … Read more
Building an inclusive workplace for neurodivergent employees
Last month saw employers up and down the country observe the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) – a celebration of the positive … Read more
Is it time to rethink performance reviews?
Employees don’t like sitting in on them; managers don’t like the time spent preparing them; and often the results resemble a retrospective account of … Read more
It works for me #2… Offering European-standard benefits to US staff
Regular visitors to TLNT.com will know that we are unabashedly proud about the power of progressive HR. But to really be the voice of the HR sector, it’s … Read more
AmEx to publish pay bands in job ads nationwide; US workers have become ‘way less productive’
AmEx to publish salary ranges on job ads nationwide Ahead of new legislation that requires companies in New York City to publish pay ranges, American … Read more
Should taking holiday be mandatory?
It’s a well-known fact American workers endure some of worst employment terms and conditions globally – not least of which is holiday entitlement. But … Read more
HR Famous: Which Recruiters Are Most Likely to be Laid Off!
On episode 106 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Madeline Laurano and Tim Sackett, with special friend Kyle Lagunas, come … Read more
Talent-short firms relax tattoo policies; Amazon workers in shock anti-unionization vote
Talent-short companies relaxing policies on visible tattoos Disney, UPS and Virgin Atlantic have all been revealed as just some of a growing list of … Read more
Be prepared: wage pressures will continue
Loathed as I am to be the bearer of bad news, it’s as clear as day that employers hoping for some sort of respite from pressure to increase wages will be … Read more
Forget ‘Quiet Quitting’ – it’s ‘Quiet Firing’ you need to worry about
It says a lot about the power of TikTok, that a short 17-second video by musician @zaidlepplin could have created the whole new HR lexicon of ‘quiet … Read more
We need to have new conversations about culture
Depending on your point of view, we’re either two and a half years into the Covid-19 pandemic or two and a half years out of it. What isn’t up for debate … Read more