Thinking about your Diversity Recruiting Strategy in 2024?

Diversity … we know, we know! It’s by no means a fresh topic, but we wanted to give some thought to reconfirming why diversity matters so much in the hiring process. So, why should we care about diversity in the recruitment process? Well, we all understand the many benefits that a diverse workforce brings – in…

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Are you a People Person?

At HRLife we have a strapline that we thought long and hard over. It’s ‘People People’. Now, we didn’t pick it because you only have to remember one word!  No, we chose it, one – because it represents the most common answer we get when we talk to candidates about why they love HR. ‘People…

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Is the workplace having an impact on your gut health?

Hands up – who thinks the workplace is having an impact on their gut health? From what you told us in our recent poll ‘Do you believe that your working environment has an impact on your gut health?’  – 89% of you tell us that it is….  So we wonder why that is?   There…

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What do HRLife see as the HR trends for 2024?

As we race towards the end of the year it is never too early (unlike playing Christmas music in the shops in October!) to consider what challenges and hot topics will define the HR landscape in 2024 ! It’s a matter of fact that workforces are ever evolving and it pays to stay ahead of…

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Taboo or not taboo?

Pssst…..gather around because today, we’re talking about a topic that’s been the hush-hush secret of women everywhere for decades – menopause.  Yes, menopause – the unspoken yet inevitable phase of every woman’s life! With World Menopause Day recently bringing the topic to the forefront again, we feel menopause in the workplace is an issue worth…

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One, two, three, four….or more?

How many pages make for a good CV – is there a right or wrong answer? We’re not CV writing experts but we read quite a few! From talking to clients and candidates, interviewing and placing talented HR people, we’ve got some great insights into what works and what clients tend to like. As we…

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To be dress-coded or not to be dress-coded

To be dress-coded or not to be dress-coded  Are dress codes outdated and resented or timeless and useful? Are dress codes a necessary and needed tool or a stifling of personal expression and freedom? Smart Casual – the dress code we all love and hate! Does it mean smart jeans, no tie, flat shoes –…

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2023 – what’s been happening in the market so far?

The schools have gone back for the Autumn term, we’ve had a really busy summer and as we approach the end of the quarter, it’s been our best and busiest since HRLife began. September is usually when people start to ramp up their job search, new roles come on to the market and clients start…

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