HR Grapevine

7 types of colleague you never want to be

We spend more time with them than family and friends: our co-workers, colleagues, managers and bosses. Each day, relative strangers sit side-by-side, as they do some key-tapping, meeting-doing, phone-calling and idea-having – all in the name of work. Yet, whilst the majority of UK workers get on – we’re British for goodness sake  – some […]

Category: HR Grapevine | Thursday 13 July 2017 | Author: Anna Shields
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Sticks & stones: Why HR needs to watch their words

As the saying goes: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Tania Coke, Senior Mediation Consultant at Consensio, confesses to HR Grapevine: “I would like to be able to put my hand to my heart and say that words have never hurt me. But it would be dishonest. Words […]

Category: HR Grapevine | Tuesday 14 March 2017 | Author: Tania Coke
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HR Grapevine Advent Calendar: How HR can mediate Christmas fall-outs

Unfortunately, while the majority of workers enjoy the festive period with joviality and egalitarianism, some employee’s actions result in HR having to intervene in the following days. Speaking to HR Grapevine Alex Efthymiades, Director at Consensio, gives her four tips for HR to mediate any Christmas mishaps. 1. “Nip the issue in the bud. If […]

Category: HR Grapevine | Thursday 24 December 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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