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Top tips on how to conduct a successful end of probation meeting

Probationary periods give the employer time to ensure they have recruited the right person for the role, and it also allows the employee to settle in to the job, company and surroundings and decide if they too, feel it is the right fit for them. Taking the time to look back on the recruit’s progress…
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How To Set And Review Employee Goals After Covid-19​

Over the recent months, the workplace we once knew has changed significantly with COVID-19 and the introduction of furlough and a substantial increase of employees working remotely. One of the ongoing challenges is how to measure employee performance during this altered work environment and how to approach reviewing and resetting performance goals and KPIs. With…
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HR Star can solve your people management ‘pain points’

At HR Star we pride ourselves in being able to provide solutions to problems for our clients. Quite often, a prospective client will contact us with a challenge they’re facing and will ask us simply to ‘fix it’. With business owners concerned about following employment legislation and correct procedure, they will look to us for…
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How To Manage Redundancies Properly

Losing people from your business is hard enough at the best of times but when the world has been rocked by a global pandemic and the associated fallout, well, it’s a lot more difficult. Managing the process of staff redundancies is a hugely stressful time for all concerned. Redundancies impact upon people’s emotions, finances, their…

How To Boost Employee Morale During Difficult Times​ [Free Top 10 Tips Checklist]

It’s no easy feat to achieve high employee morale. It takes more than a salary to ensure that employees are motivated and engaged, and during COVID-19 employers have faced different challenges to maintain employee morale. The good news is that after the first six weeks of lockdown, one in three HR professionals believed that employee…
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Getting to grips with Employment Law

Employment law is what regulates your relationship as Employers with your employees. They are overarching laws that govern what you as Employers can expect from your employees. In addition, it stipulates what you as an Employer can ask an employee to do, and what rights do your employees have in the workplace. As it currently…

Time to review your CV?

‘’Often we look so long at the closed door we do not see the one that has been opened for us’  Helen Keller  Further to Rishi Sunak’s Summer statement issued last week we now know that there will be no plans to extend the Furlough scheme any more than has already been done so. It…

Recruitment in a remote world of work

‘’Hiring the right people takes time, the rights questions, and a healthy does of curiosity’’   Richard Branson. As we slowly emerge from the lockdown and start to enter our new normal businesses are evaluating and addressing what is most important to get back up and running. Customer needs have shifted, and roles are being reviewed…

The Impact On Employees During Redundancy

The redundancy process is one that must be handled with great care and sensitivity.  Your people will have already experienced great change over these last few months whether that be working from home, home schooling, bereavements, furlough, loss of perceived freedoms to name a few. To then be faced with a redundancy situation, although the…

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Top tips on how to conduct a successful end of probation meeting

Probationary periods give the employer time to ensure they have recruited the right person for the role, and it also allows the employee to settle in to the job, company and surroundings and decide if they too, feel it is the right fit for them. Taking the time to look back on the recruit’s progress…
HR Shelf Far

How To Set And Review Employee Goals After Covid-19​

Over the recent months, the workplace we once knew has changed significantly with COVID-19 and the introduction of furlough and a substantial increase of employees working remotely. One of the ongoing challenges is how to measure employee performance during this altered work environment and how to approach reviewing and resetting performance goals and KPIs. With…
HR Star Lights

HR Star can solve your people management ‘pain points’

At HR Star we pride ourselves in being able to provide solutions to problems for our clients. Quite often, a prospective client will contact us with a challenge they’re facing and will ask us simply to ‘fix it’. With business owners concerned about following employment legislation and correct procedure, they will look to us for…
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How To Manage Redundancies Properly

Losing people from your business is hard enough at the best of times but when the world has been rocked by a global pandemic and the associated fallout, well, it’s a lot more difficult. Managing the process of staff redundancies is a hugely stressful time for all concerned. Redundancies impact upon people’s emotions, finances, their…

How To Boost Employee Morale During Difficult Times​ [Free Top 10 Tips Checklist]

It’s no easy feat to achieve high employee morale. It takes more than a salary to ensure that employees are motivated and engaged, and during COVID-19 employers have faced different challenges to maintain employee morale. The good news is that after the first six weeks of lockdown, one in three HR professionals believed that employee…
HR Shelf Far

Getting to grips with Employment Law

Employment law is what regulates your relationship as Employers with your employees. They are overarching laws that govern what you as Employers can expect from your employees. In addition, it stipulates what you as an Employer can ask an employee to do, and what rights do your employees have in the workplace. As it currently…

Time to review your CV?

‘’Often we look so long at the closed door we do not see the one that has been opened for us’  Helen Keller  Further to Rishi Sunak’s Summer statement issued last week we now know that there will be no plans to extend the Furlough scheme any more than has already been done so. It…

Recruitment in a remote world of work

‘’Hiring the right people takes time, the rights questions, and a healthy does of curiosity’’   Richard Branson. As we slowly emerge from the lockdown and start to enter our new normal businesses are evaluating and addressing what is most important to get back up and running. Customer needs have shifted, and roles are being reviewed…

The Impact On Employees During Redundancy

The redundancy process is one that must be handled with great care and sensitivity.  Your people will have already experienced great change over these last few months whether that be working from home, home schooling, bereavements, furlough, loss of perceived freedoms to name a few. To then be faced with a redundancy situation, although the…

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Employee Well-being

We have created a useful Factsheet on Employee Well-being which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Employee Well-being.

Induction

We have created a useful Factsheet on Induction which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Induction.

Leave

We have created a useful Factsheet on Leave which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Leave.
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Resignation

We have created a useful Factsheet on Resignation which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Resignation.

The Bradford Factor

We have created a useful Factsheet on The Bradford Factor which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on The Bradford Factor.

Teamwork

Teamwork is the combined effort of a group of people to achieve a common goal and or to complete a task in the most efficient and effective way. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Team work.

Listening

Being a good listener is a key skill for the world of work, and in life. We listen to understand, not to respond, and this therefore helps us build rapport and good relationships. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Listening.

Problem Solving

Problems are at the centre of the world of work, whether you’re dealing with a client, customer, an employee, or direct report, maybe even a manager – we all need the skills to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Problem Solving.

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Employee Well-being

We have created a useful Factsheet on Employee Well-being which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Employee Well-being.

Induction

We have created a useful Factsheet on Induction which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Induction.

Leave

We have created a useful Factsheet on Leave which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Leave.
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Resignation

We have created a useful Factsheet on Resignation which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on Resignation.

The Bradford Factor

We have created a useful Factsheet on The Bradford Factor which we hope you find useful.  Please click below to download our Factsheet on The Bradford Factor.

Teamwork

Teamwork is the combined effort of a group of people to achieve a common goal and or to complete a task in the most efficient and effective way. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Team work.

Listening

Being a good listener is a key skill for the world of work, and in life. We listen to understand, not to respond, and this therefore helps us build rapport and good relationships. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Listening.

Problem Solving

Problems are at the centre of the world of work, whether you’re dealing with a client, customer, an employee, or direct report, maybe even a manager – we all need the skills to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Please click below to download our informative soft skills toolkit on Problem Solving.
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