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HR Consultant asks – Are we all taking the time off work we deserve?

As I sit in an internet café on a campsite in The Netherlands, I note how easily people pop in to catch up with work whilst on holiday. In fact, as an HR Consultant, I’m joining them in that activity. Along with people working, there are children on social media; all getting along side by [...]

HR Advice on Mental Health & Wellbeing at Work in Cheshire

According to Business in the Community, ‘Workplace mental health is a collective responsibility’. As an employer, it is important to recognise when your staff may be under too much stress and know how to help them to manage it by creating an environment that encourages conversations that negate stigma around mental health.  As an HR [...]

HR Consultant in Manchester’s Advice on Hiring Millennials

As an HR Consultant in Manchester, I would like to shed some light on the unnecessary stereotypes placed on millennials. I also wish to show you how hiring millennials will really affect your business for the better. However, this may mean challenging your way of thinking. What is a 'millennial'? According to Whatis.com; ‘ Millennials, also [...]

HR Cheshire Tips on How to Spot an Exceptional Employee

Many managers think it is easy to spot a 'good' employee - they are hardworking, dependable and proactive and bring a broad range of skills to the table. It is probably just as 'easy' to spot a poor employee as well. But how do you spot the 'exceptional' ones? As a company who offer service [...]

How Your HR Advisor can Help Employess Prepare for Performance Reviews

As a professional HR Advisor in Manchester, we are aware that for many employers having a conversation with their employees is a great opportunity for managers and employees to be able to discuss how things are going in general, including things that are going well and things that are not going so well. We know [...]

An HR Advisor in Manchester’s View on the ‘Great Repeal Bill’

Earlier this year, the Prime Minister of the UK Theresa May activated Article 50, which triggered the start of the UK’s exit from the European Union. As an HR Advisor in Manchester, we know this news has had a profound effect on many business owners who believe that this may be a big issue and [...]

A HR Cheshire View on Zero Hour Contracts

Zero Hour Contracts - Why Are They So Important? The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that the number of people in the UK who were being employed on a Zero Hours Contract had reached a record high, and currently stands at around 910,000. This figure is around 105,000 more people than there were [...]

How to Prepare for Tough HR Interview Questions

As a company offering help with HR in Cheshire, we know that doing well in an interview requires a certain amount of dexterity when it comes to handling the questions that are thrown at you. Research has shown that 90% of new hires in companies fail because of a mismatch in behavioral skills, and so [...]

An HR Advisor’s Tips on Improving Staff Retention

You don't need us to tell you how important your employees are to the success of your business, after all without them you wouldn't have a business. You need your employees to get your products out of the door and to deal with your customers in a polite and efficient way. However, being an HR [...]

Improve Your Reputation at Work with Career Management Consultants

Improve Your Reputation at Work Using Career Management Consultants As a team of career management consultants, we know that how you are perceived at work can have a huge effect on the success (or failure) of your career. So if you are not sure how you are seen by others or if you are struggling to [...]