Commentary and insights

All items: Retention

  • Three themes HR is likely to ignore in 2024 - but shouldn't!

    1 May 2024

    Every year it's the same: January rolls around and suggested priorities for HR abound. But with teams increasingly stretched, important issues then get cast aside or neglected. Here, as organisations find themselves deep into Q2, we draw attention to three themes that HR professionals are likely to overlook, based on what they have told us in our surveys. But, for the reasons explained here, they really shouldn't!

  • Four steps HR can take to help businesses and employees embrace the new "squiggly" careers era

    25 April 2024

    Careers are "squigglier" than ever. Where traditional professional development tended to be linear, individuals now often trace more zigzag-shaped paths as they acquire new skills to adapt to rapidly changing workplace needs. Career mentor and expert Laurie Macpherson sets out four ways in which HR can support employees to upskill, grow their network and track their achievements - so allowing organisations to retain talented members of their workforce rather than losing them to opportunities elsewhere.

  • Rebuilding in 2024: Strategies for reshaping worker expectations

    9 January 2024

    This could be a pivotal year for HR. As ever, the cornerstones of what we do will be recruitment, retention, motivation, performance and productivity, but - asks Andrew Walker of Personal Group - what do they mean for HR and reward professionals in 2024 and beyond?

  • "Quiet quitting": Five things for employers to think about

    7 September 2022

    The unique combination of the coronavirus pandemic, deteriorating economic conditions, rise in flexible working (particularly hybrid/remote working) and increased awareness of the importance of maintaining wellbeing/good mental health has seen the concept of "quiet quitting" gaining traction. What steps - if any - should employers take to tackle this phenomenon?

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