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Category Archives: Operational HR work

Recruitment in the age of transparency

Katrina Collier, Founder of The Searchologist presented at the HR Advisors London Conference, and talked about recruiting in the age of transparency. Katrina is recognised globally as an expert on … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Working with unions

André Lubbe, Head of ER for Auckland Council presented at the HR Advisors Conference in Auckland about how to work productively with unions. He started by outlining the 4 different … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

HR Advisor of the Year: Runner Up

At the HR Advisors Conference in Auckland last month, we ran our inaugural HR Advisor of the Year Awards. We had 4 very worthy finalists. Each finalist had an overview … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Might as well face it, you’re addicted to sourcing!

By Angela Atkins At the HR Advisors Conference in January, Troy Hammond came and presented on different ways you can source candidates yourself – going out to find them rather … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five ways to develop your managers skills

One of the key parts of working in HR is to advise and support people managers. It’s a difficult job and just like every sportsperson has a coach, every good … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Could you follow these instructions to make a cake?

One of the things that you often have to do in an HR Advisory role, is provide instructions for managers on how to complete different HR processes (loading new employees, … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

8 ways to manage sick leave

One of the areas you often need to report on and manage as an HR Advisor, is the levels of sick leave in the company. But there are things you … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do you know the secret reason managers ring HR?

Sometimes they ring us because they like us, sometimes it’s because they see we are there to help them with their teams (although some managers think we just block them), … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Are your job descriptions right for your culture?

This year at the HR Advisors Conference we’re exploring how HRA’s can be culture champions. One of the essentials parts of HR is making sure there are position descriptions or … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

HR Superhero files #4: Don’t be a Westley

I love the Princess Bride. It’s a wonderful movie to make you feel happy with the world. However I realised something interesting recently. Through my HR career I’ve often been … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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