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Christmas in the Workplace We are approaching the end of another year and everyone is starting to plan Christmas in the workplace. More importantly, their staff Christmas party. This is also the time of year that professionals receive a high number of calls following...read more
As we approach December, we are bracing ourselves for the snow and ice to suddenly appear. In addition, It's important you have an adverse weather policy in place to prepare for this. The events of the adverse weather from March is fresh in our minds, and as the...read more
Your employee handbook template is more than a resource employees will leave on their desks for years to come. It’s more than a recitation of basic staff rights and responsibilities too. In fact, it’s also a way to set forth your policies and expectations. Most...read more
Training and Development Training and development can be one of the most neglected aspects in management. Most employers onboard staff and essentially set them free in the workforce. This leaves them with the burden of development, advancement, and more. There’s just...read more
You may have seen this in the news last week, but Scottish employment is at an all time high and unemployment is at it’s lowest rate in 25 years. All good news for people looking for work. However, it does create a challenge for employers as there are many reports...read more
Our team has experienced a lot of changes in the last couple of months. This started with an emotional goodbye to the wonderful John Allan who has recently retired from providing HR support. John has made a significant contribution over the years and we know our...read more
Onsite childcare is rare in the UK. However, this could be great to help families who are facing the challenge of balancing childcare and work life. This can be an ideal solution to retain great staff, as well as help your team to balance their work and home life more...read more
The HR Recruitment Process Too many organisations assume candidates will find them. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, the best employees often come from recruitment efforts. Specifically, the right kinds of recruitment efforts. This is a big part of the HR...read more
How to Conduct an Interview In this article we are looking at “How to Conduct an Interview”. Interviewing your candidates face to face is one of the most important steps in hiring a new employee. It is an opportunity to evaluate the candidates work experience as well...read more
An exit interview is an informal meeting with an outgoing employee before they leave. It gives your business the chance to obtain honest feedback from an employee who is leaving your employment. For employees, exit interviews are one of the last deep...read more
We have welcomed a new member of the team this week and we can't wait for you to meet them! John Mullen is an HR consultant UK who has an extensive career in all things HR. Find out a bit about john and how he feels about his first week working at the HR Booth. My...read more
HR University Skills With Ram We had the pleasure of welcoming Ram in to her team as part of her HR University placement. After searching long and hard for a company that fit in with her Business MGT and Human Resource Management course, she finally came across The HR...read more
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