Compensation is what binds employees and employers together and underpins our understanding of work as a means to prosper. But would you accept Bitcoin as payment for work or are you feeling more confident to ask for a raise now that 2020 is behind us?
The world has been living with COVID-19 for around a year and employees have adapted to new working practices. While some are coming to terms with the realization that long-term job security might be a thing of the past, others enjoy the freedom and flexibility that comes with breaking from the norm.
For many, Brexit has felt like a never-ending journey.
While voters in the United Kingdom cast their votes way back in the summer of 2016, it is only now–in January 2021–that the country officially marks its departure from the European Union after 40 years.
Good talent is hard to find.
That’s especially true in a competitive market, and even more so when you’re a company in an industry that requires a specific skill set and expertise.
HR teams don’t need reminding that the recruitment process is often stressful and time-consuming. It’s rewarding when your company finds the perfect job candidate, but the decision to extend an offer triggers another complicated process: onboarding a new employee.Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed literally everything about how we live, how we connect, how we spend, how we celebrate, how we travel and, of course, how we work.Read More
With vaccinations underway, many businesses are beginning to think past survival mode. During the pandemic, companies were forced to adjust their business operations and abandon some of their larger goals and growth strategies.Read More
2020 has been a year to forget for many reasons, but it has also been a year of rapid, immense but–in the long-haul–ultimately good change. Businesses have had to adapt to an ever-changing work environment in a variety of different ways, encouraging creative new approaches to outmoded practices. Working from home has allowed for greater flexibility, but for many it has come at a price.
It’s been a year of upheaval for employers. Every year brings labor law updates for employers to contend with, but 2020 was compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic globally and a turbulent political atmosphere in many countries. Businesses have been forced to quickly adapt and implement new HR policies in response to rapidly fluctuating best practices.Read More