The HR Headmistress' blog

Dynamic Decisions Win the Day (And the Year)

22nd March 2017

When did you last evaluate your business decision making processes? Companies that make better and faster decisions and execute them before their competitors are the ones that win the business race. It’s that simple. Despite this many...

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Attract The Best, Deflect The Rest

8th March 2017

We have been recruiting recently. It’s a sobering business. One route is via job-boards, though it’s certainly not the only way. We have had 450+ applications. I use the word applications loosely…. Many of them have been a...

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Is Menopause a Disability?

1st March 2017

There are some conditions that tend not to be discussed in the workplace and one of them is menopause. The problem is that it naturally affects almost half the population to a greater or lesser degree and for those with strong and/ or enduring...

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Why You Don’t Want Rock Star Recruits in Your Business

22nd February 2017

You want fabulous work performance so you try to lure rock stars with a glittering career from another company. That’s the theory anyway. In the early 2000s Harvard Business School researched this approach and concluded that if high...

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Small is Beautiful

15th February 2017

SMEs undoubtedly have a harder time recruiting than large organisations. Everyone has heard of Google and Microsoft. Nobody’s heard of Jo Bloggs’ Pet Emporium, even though it is quite the best pet emporium in town.

Speaking from my...

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