Unfair treatment of employees returning from maternity leave
Inflexible working hours not allowing for child-minding responsibilities
Unequal pay and bonuses for equal work performance across genders
These age old sex discrimination issues and more are still not being dealt with by HR policies. This is crippling UK businesses in their ability to feed high achieving female employees up the management pipe-line, leading to poor gender diversity in the top management positions.
What is the point of change management? You see a way you can improve the company services/products/profits, and you make the change, simple? Or is it?
Change can have negative emotional repercussions, on both employees and customers, no matter how well intended the changes are. This is why it is important for HR policy to be involved with change, and why change needs to be managed carefully.
Are you creating the right First Impression with your new employees?
As the force that drives your company on a day to day basis; your employees are your biggest asset. However, each new employee is a new gamble.
Will your new employee work well within your established team? Can their individual talents be wielded to improve your business? Or will they become a liability, disruptive to production, a waste of the time and energy, or even cost you extra money?!? -Induction Counts.
How the terms Human Resources and Personnel are viewed by Employees, Companies, and Professionals, and the differences between UK and the US.
The Personality of Human Resources: What happened to Personnel?
Everyone talks about Human Resources with a frown – those people that try to keep the Company on the correct side of the Law. Always implementing yet more policies to stop you from getting on with your job. The ones you go to see when your work isn’t up to scratch.
It’s all about the legislation and making sure you toe the line.