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Avoid getting walloped by gender pay gap reporting

Although fundamentally well intentioned, the Government’s requirement for employers of more than 250 employees to start reporting staff pay in 2017 could have an unfair impact on the reputation of many employers.

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The value of plants in your office

Our recent research around workplace wellbeing looked at a variety of factors that influence whether people feel they can maintain their wellbeing.  These included individual, job, environmental and cultural factors.  One aspect of our study looked at the impact of

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Genius new way of offering careers advice

Perhaps this will change the way we attract children into different careers – Kidzania above the Westfield Centre in London’s Shepherds Bush. In a mini-world, children up to 14 years old get the chance to pretend they are working in

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To attract the best candidates – try employee referrals?

From his seat as a founder at at Top-consultant.com and social-hire.com, Tony Restell tells me he has seen first hand the impact of social technology on the changing hire market for companies trying to hire as well as the recruitment industry. To

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10 ways to develop managers with a ‘geek interface’

In many technical businesses, the biggest talent management challenge isn’t recruiting people with the right technical skills but having the managers with the right knowhow and who fit the culture of the organisation. Not just any managers, but managers with

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Are Gen Z the generation that have never had it so bad?

What is happening in our workplaces? Are the social differences between generations really creating haves and have-nots? BBC Radio 4 show last night about the #neverhadit generation – the group of under 25s who have entered the job market since

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Do PISA rankings matter for UK employers?

The recent PISA tests for global education show that the UK is lagging significantly behind 25 other nations in the subjects that our Government is saying are vital to our future domestic business success. Is this something that companies reliant

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Hotels appearing as the new employers of choice

As the latest UK Best Companies league tables have just been announced, hotel groups appear to be taking many of the key positions in the Big Companies table.  An industry where engaged employees at the customer interface makes a huge

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A change of heart

For International Women’s Day, Talent Glue has conducted it’s latest research of over 1,200 people exploring trends and differences in the relationship that women have with their workplace when compared with their male colleagues.

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