Furloughing – different approaches and impacts around the world

National differences between countries’ responses to Coronavirus are fascinating. A global experiment that no-one would have wished for is happening right now, testing how our social & economic systems adapt. National differences affect government policies, organizations, and how employees are treated. These will have impacts on how well people, organizations, and economies recover afterward. National…

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Why It’s Okay to Hate Working from Home

In the past, survey after survey showed that the majority of people want to work from home. Well, now we’ve had a chance. For the past six weeks or so, every job that could be done from home has been done from home. And you know what? It’s okay to hate it. While this world-wide…

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3 Key Talent Acquisition Jobs Explained

Talent acquisition jobs come in various shapes and sizes. In this article, we zoom in on three of them, including their requirements and key duties. ContentsTalent acquisition job characteristics Talent acquisition managerTalent acquisition specialistHead of talent acquisitionBefore you goFAQ Talent acquisition job characteristics Regardless of the exact role, talent acquisition jobs all have certain characteristics…

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All You Need to Know about Employee Relations

Employee relations can make or break the workplace climate. In this article, we’ll take a look at the key pillars of employee relationship management, examples of employee relations gone wrong, and we’ll share some best practices. ContentsWhat is employee relations? A definitionEmployee relations examplesEmployee relationship management – Key principles Employee relations best practices Employee relations policy example Wrap-up FAQ…

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What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? Explanation and Job Description

Every business needs employees. Talent Acquisition Specialists focus on finding and recruiting these candidates. While they are not the final decision-makers (that lies with the hiring managers), they have a tremendous influence over the entire talent acquisition process. Because of this influence over the available candidates, and the amount that a Talent Acquisition Specialist works…

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Shedding Light on Knowledge Hiding

With the rise of remote work and increased employee mobility thanks to the gig economy, knowledge sharing is becoming increasingly important for organizations. However, it is not enough to simply facilitate knowledge sharing. In order to be effective, HR should actively combat knowledge hiding. Knowledge hiding can be defined as “an intentional attempt by an…