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February 2022

The Work/Life Balance

By |2021-12-01T18:38:56-04:00February 21, 2022|TalentSphere, Companies, The Work Life Balance, Work Life Balance|

Today’s recruitment market is the toughest we have seen for a long time. Pressure has increased significantly for employees to work longer and longer hours while employees are trying to manage decreasing margins and increasing costs. One of the areas that is currently “hot” is work-life balance. The employees seem to benefit, but what are the issues for employers?

As we all know the demand for increased productivity, profitability and of course earning more money has brought about more stressful working […]

November 2021

Corporate Away Days

By |2021-07-19T12:05:35-04:00November 8, 2021|Candidates, Companies, Corporate Away Days|

A valuable day away from the office to bond with your colleagues, or a school trip for grown-ups?

  • What’s it all about?
  • The organizers
  • The employers
  • The employees
  • How was it for you?

What’s it all about?

Tank-driving?! Quad racing? Playing with JCBs? Driving a Land Rover with the steering reversed?! Yes, you too could soon be ‘entering the arena’ in the name of fun, motivation, and that most […]

October 2021

Staffing a Shared Service Centre

By |2021-07-19T11:49:46-04:00October 4, 2021|Companies, Staffing a Shared Service Centre|

In the last few years, companies aiming to reduce the cost of certain central functions – such as finance, HR and processing – have increasingly turned to shared service centres (SSC) to reduce internal overheads through eliminating unnecessary duplication and improving process efficiencies. SSCs achieve this by standardising technologies, simplifying processes and consolidating or eliminating redundant resources, and there are many implications for recruitment and retention specific to implementing the SSC concept.

•             Geography

September 2021

Relocating? Hold onto your staff!

By |2021-06-29T17:55:16-04:00September 20, 2021|TalentSphere, Companies, Relocating? Hold onto your staff!|

Moving your home is difficult enough. Moving your home and your job is slightly more difficult. A company which is moving its staff needs to make their transition as smooth as possible. Productivity and staff retention are at stake.

There are many organisations who specialise in assisting companies in relocation, but for those who wish to take personal control, this can be the biggest headache ever for a HR manager – especially if it’s your […]

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