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by DrK
07 Nov 2019, 11:44
Forum: General HR Chat
Topic: Romantic Relationships at Work
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Romantic Relationships at Work

If you think relationships between employees are none of a company's business and so should be allowed: What if the relationship is between senior and junior employees? How should the company mitigate against the risk of sexual harassment accusations? What if the employees directly work together? Ho...
by DrK
10 Oct 2019, 09:27
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Mental Health Resources
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Mental Health Resources

Did you know it's World Mental Health day today (Thu 10th Oct)?
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaig ... health-day

We found these free mental health resources which look very useful:
https://psykologiskveiledning.com/english-1
by DrK
09 Jul 2019, 15:44
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Is this 'Life Leave' policy the way forward for Holiday Entitlement?
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Re: Is this 'Life Leave' policy the way forward for Holiday Entitlement?

Reminds me of Virgin's unlimited holiday scheme:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29356627

Maybe not as good as it sounds though?
https://www.theguardian.com/money/short ... d-holidays

Would you feel too guilty to fully take advantage of perks like this?
by DrK
01 Jul 2019, 19:07
Forum: HR Careers Advice
Topic: Entry level HR opportunity
Replies: 0
Views: 823

Entry level HR opportunity

Our friends at Only People are looking for a part-time administrator, for a 3 month contract. HR/Office admin. Based in Shardlow. Fab organisation, fun and flexible for hard working individual. 15 hrs per week, preferably Tues, Wed and Thur 5 hrs. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity...
by DrK
14 May 2019, 17:59
Forum: HR Students
Topic: Post-Graduate Study for HR Professionals
Replies: 3
Views: 1105

Re: Post-Graduate Study for HR Professionals

I've completed postgraduate studies (although not in HR) both at the same uni as my undergraduate degree and also at a different one. I did one of these in the same discipline before I started my career, and the other in a completely unrelated one some years later as a mature student. I personally d...
by DrK
12 Apr 2019, 13:50
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Big GDPR fine
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Big GDPR fine

"Bounty pregnancy club fined £400,000 over data handling. The club shared the personal data of more than 14 million people without proper consent." https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47908222 Interesting that in this case it was deliberate rather than accidental sharing. Not using BCC (blind carb...
by DrK
09 Apr 2019, 16:12
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Drink & Drugs in the Workplace
Replies: 0
Views: 625

Drink & Drugs in the Workplace

I was surprised both that this hadn't happened much earlier, and also by the reaction of some employees: "Lloyd's of London calls time on drink and drugs" https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47858013 "You're telling people they can't have a couple of pints at lunchtime," he says. "Lloyd's is a peopl...
by DrK
02 Apr 2019, 10:58
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Gender Pay Gap Bias
Replies: 1
Views: 694

Re: Gender Pay Gap Bias

Ties in with some other recent news stories: "Firms drag their feet on gender pay gap reporting" https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47672106 "Big university gender pay gap revealed" https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47723950 "Gender pay: Fewer than half of UK firms narrow gap" https://www.bbc.co....
by DrK
20 Mar 2019, 16:43
Forum: HR News & Views
Topic: Intuition in recruitment still relevant?
Replies: 1
Views: 710

Re: Intuition in recruitment still relevant?

Reminds me of these interesting books:

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell