Author: Michael Fox

11 Dec

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks??

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks?? I asked myself this question after having experienced some frustrating recruitment scenarios in recent months!  The quandary is, what happens when you have gone through the timely process of reviewing, shortlisting and interviewing thinking you have the perfect candidate only to have the reference checks tell you

04 Dec

Trending in HR: Advice For Today’s Digital Workplace

Michael was recently interview by OfficeSpace and featured in their latest blog, below is a copy. To see the original please visit officespacesoftware.com Michael Fox is an HR Advisor at wattsnext who does much more than that. In a very fickle modern workplace that’s plagued by attraction and retention issues, his goal to find employees

15 Oct

Where is my workplace flexibility??

After reading this blog, try reading Melennials? Do we still care? Check out all our blogs here. How often do you hear this? The other catch cry I often hear and read about is work life balance! So what’s all the fuss about? What are the benefits and why isn’t your organisation embracing this modern

27 Aug

Where is my people problem??

If you have an engagement problem then you’re most likely to have a retention problem! Of course this leads to productivity and morale issues, and so the vicious cycle continues. But let’s take a different perspective. Could it be you actually have a hiring problem? Listening to a podcast recently by HR Works, Bob Kelleher challenged

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