Tag Archives: HR advice

Gaining Feedback and Acting on it

You ask people when ‘feedback’ happens within their business they usually talk about times such as the annual appraisal, or a disciplinary conversation following some kind of ‘wrong’ behavior. In fact, feedback is essential and is around us everywhere so … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Coaching..

Everybody knows that the best way to understand the challenges of someone else is to walk in their shoes for a day. In business we are often faced with circumstances that cannot be understood fully from a distance. Instead we … Continue reading

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Failure to attend – Candidate reasons for failing to attend an interview!

It’s fair to say that things don’t always go to plan! Sometimes we all have ‘one of those days’ – a Recruiters ‘ones of those days’, can often start with having to call a client who is already en-route the … Continue reading

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7 Body Language Fails to Avoid at all Cost!

It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give away their true intentions.  Are you able to control your subconscious and recognise how your physical movements speak to others? Here are 7 body language fails to avoid at all cost! … Continue reading

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HR Directors Boardroom Leeds – Amended Date

Our increasingly popular HR Directors Boardroom programme continues in Leeds on Thursday 8th October. How can HR leaders realise their companies long term ambitions, increase turnover and create a great place to work? Join Jo Lloyd HR Director – Arco, … Continue reading

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How to Super-Charge your Business – By Suzie Woodhams, Telecity

Why an Employee Survey could super-charge your business Opening up a direct line of communication with employees is an effective way to receive honest feedback. Suzie Woodhams, Group HR Director for Telecity Group plc, explains why introducing an employee survey … Continue reading

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Recruiters Use Recruiters Too

As we expand the Ashley Kate HR team I find myself in the position of my clients – reaching out to recruitment agencies I am a professional recruiter I have over 15 years recruitment experience, 13 of which are with … Continue reading

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Work Experience and the National Minimum Wage

Does your organisation hire interns?  Do you know when an intern is entitled to payment and what other obligations the business may owe them? The spotlight has been turned on unpaid internships.  On 13 May 2014, the House of Commons … Continue reading

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Designing a HR Service – by Ruth Gawthorpe

As the economy picks up, more and more frequently, clients are asking us to help them to develop an HR Team and service that can support business change to a high performance culture and growth.  They talk about wanting a … Continue reading

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What is Social Media’s Place in HR?

Every attendee at Ashley Kate HR’s recent HR Directors boardroom debate, held at Eversheds in Manchester, described Ryan Cheyne’s  key session as, “informative” and that it offered “great content” and that it generated oodles of  ideas. The debate topic was; … Continue reading

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