Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 Revealed
Annually, The Times release a list of the top 50 Employers for women, highlighting gender equality within the workplace. Each business listed takes part in an assessment managed by Business in the Community’s gender equality campaign. The process focuses on transparency, the causes behind gaps, what companies are doing to address these structural issues and […]
Top techniques to expand leadership skills…
Ultimately, it doesn’t matter how senior your role is or how prestigious your career path has been, you should never rest on your laurels. The second you stop taking the time to develop your career and better yourself as a leader, you’ll witness a steep decline in your influence and, ultimately, your relevance in the […]
Are LinkedIn’s new tools useful for business leaders?
A new LinkedIn update now allows business professionals to upload PDFs and slide presentations onto the website. Now you can view your documents without leaving LinkedIn, does this mean no more faff or just another complex tool no one can get their heads around? This new feature is available for computer viewing – although there […]
Half of executives action change with no strategy…
Despite greater onus on management to action structured ‘transformation initiatives’ to promote greater productivity and reduce costs, almost half of all C-suite executives embark on such initiatives with absolutely no strategy in place! A recent report, which analysed the actions of over 1,000 executives within the C-suite functions, found that most businesses remain unclear on […]
10 important ways data and technology are transforming HR
In any sane world, Human Resources would be central to business strategy. For most organisations, people are both the biggest cost and the biggest influence on performance. Getting more from your people is a direct route to success. But in practice, even forward-thinking HR leaders can find themselves held back from this strategic role, by […]
HorrexCole partner with Trisha Barker to run a DISC profiling day for all employees….
HorrexCole work in partnership with Trisha Barker Coaching and Consultancy for all psychometric needs. Trisha has used psychometrics for over 20 years whilst leading HR teams in some of the largest FTSE 100 companies in the UK and she believes that all businesses should embed DISC as part of their standard recruitment process. After working […]
Are Women more stressed than Men at work?
New research has revealed that women feel more stressed than men at work – with 1 in 10 feeling like their stress levels are unmanageable. According to Cigna, whose research was taken from the Cigna 360 Wellbeing Survey, heavy workloads, personal health, and financial concerns are the top stress triggers for women in the UK. […]
How to tell if your employees respect you
When it comes to effective leadership, knowing that you have the respect of your employees is imperative to your success. Mutual respect between you and your team ultimately leads to more effective communication, greater employee satisfaction, and greater productivity across the organisation. As a manager, there’s no way of monitoring your employees for the entire […]
How to make flexible working fit with your business needs
The benefits of working remotely are increasingly apparent but is it the right move for every organisation? The rise of flexible working is nothing short of a modern phenomenon. Technology – namely smartphones, laptops, and 4G connectivity – has transformed today’s average workplace by enabling greater mobility and flexibility than ever before. The days of […]
Technology within Executive Search
For many in Executive Search, it may feel like the sector hasn’t changed much at all for years, but whilst the traditional aspects of sourcing top-level talent remain the same, the way in which Executive Search is performed in 2019 is massively changing. It seems that each month, Executive Search firms are finding new and […]
The benefits of encouraging our staff to walk or cycle to work
According to research by social enterprise organisation, Free2cycle, more than two-thirds (67%) of respondents believe that employers can make allowances to help encourage employees to have a more active commute. The survey of 2,000 UK individuals highlighted initiatives such as introducing flexible start times, providing access to changing facilities and offering incentives for equipment, such […]
How much do employers rely on expensive temp solutions in the run-up to the new financial year?
As we move into the new financial year, employers throughout the UK have been busy preparing their budgets for the next 12 months. As we enter the final days of the current financial year, how have demands on recruitment changed? Have companies been scrambling to complete projects, therefore requiring additional staff? How lucrative is this […]