Resources

At HR Star, we’re passionate about helping other like minded businesses, so we’ve created our very own bank of resources that you can refer to at any time. We update our page regularly, so keep checking back to make sure you don’t miss our latest help and advice.

Moments that matter for your people

As an employer, leader, or manager, it is your responsibility to maintain engagement and ensure productivity continues. The term ‘employee engagement’ is used often, but how we achieve this can seem somewhat of a mystery. Many HR professionals are now beginning to use the term ‘employee experience’ to describe the employee lifecycle and how this…

Pregnant Employee Support

Basic rights and risk assessments for pregnant employees are much more of a given in today’s workplace, but what about other support? We are working with one manager who is keen to better support a pregnant employee but doesn’t know the best way to do it…. Common concerns for pregnant women include: Balancing work and…

Shrinking Networks

Has working from home made you feel like your network of contacts is shrinking? Capgemini’s recent lockdown research shows that 54% of millennials believe so. If so, do something! Your contacts are a critical source if learning development, support and fun! Your chats with other people are super-important to your performance and to fulfilling your…
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Managing a Career Lifecycle

Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis of The Squiggly Career fame, have summarised and written about the concept of the Career Lifecycle, and I feel that this is completely useful for managers to use when supporting their teams. Just as with a product lifecycle, your people go through phases in their career with you. People are…

Early career managers and engaging teams

Are you a manager in the role you do now? Do you manage people? I’d imagine that many of you that have a team of people, whether it’s a team of 1 or 101, might not have masses of support in working with and managing people in your journey up the career ladder. Through hard…

How To Boost Employee Wellbeing [Employers Share Their Advice]

A large proportion of workers in the UK have experienced a dramatic decline in mental health in recent times. This affects people’s home lives as well as affecting businesses trying to operate in difficult circumstances. Today we’re sharing some powerful insights and advice from other UK employers to help your people and their wellbeing in…

Do you need an Employee Wellbeing strategy?

People Management magazine has recently reported that just 44 per cent of UK employers have an overarching wellbeing strategy in place, raising concerns that despite marked investment in health and wellbeing, employer activity in this area lacks strategic focus. I have to say that I think that it’s an amazing thing that many more businesses…
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Listening with Empathy

I’ve been reading a lot lately about listening and empathy. It’s popping up a lot in the types of articles that I read. I keep reading avidly because I’m in such complete agreement….what is happening to the art of listening? Do we do it well? And what should we be doing better? I’m delivering a…

Let’s talk about STRESS baby

Have you ever been stressed; did you notice or take heed of your physiological and psychological responses to it? Common signs or symptoms of stress are a pounding heart, shortness of breath or feeling nauseous, and if you’ve had any of these you know it isn’t pleasant. We tend to interpret these responses to stress…

Moments that matter for your people

As an employer, leader, or manager, it is your responsibility to maintain engagement and ensure productivity continues. The term ‘employee engagement’ is used often, but how we achieve this can seem somewhat of a mystery. Many HR professionals are now beginning to use the term ‘employee experience’ to describe the employee lifecycle and how this…

Pregnant Employee Support

Basic rights and risk assessments for pregnant employees are much more of a given in today’s workplace, but what about other support? We are working with one manager who is keen to better support a pregnant employee but doesn’t know the best way to do it…. Common concerns for pregnant women include: Balancing work and…

Shrinking Networks

Has working from home made you feel like your network of contacts is shrinking? Capgemini’s recent lockdown research shows that 54% of millennials believe so. If so, do something! Your contacts are a critical source if learning development, support and fun! Your chats with other people are super-important to your performance and to fulfilling your…
Star Shelf Far

Managing a Career Lifecycle

Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis of The Squiggly Career fame, have summarised and written about the concept of the Career Lifecycle, and I feel that this is completely useful for managers to use when supporting their teams. Just as with a product lifecycle, your people go through phases in their career with you. People are…

Early career managers and engaging teams

Are you a manager in the role you do now? Do you manage people? I’d imagine that many of you that have a team of people, whether it’s a team of 1 or 101, might not have masses of support in working with and managing people in your journey up the career ladder. Through hard…

How To Boost Employee Wellbeing [Employers Share Their Advice]

A large proportion of workers in the UK have experienced a dramatic decline in mental health in recent times. This affects people’s home lives as well as affecting businesses trying to operate in difficult circumstances. Today we’re sharing some powerful insights and advice from other UK employers to help your people and their wellbeing in…

Do you need an Employee Wellbeing strategy?

People Management magazine has recently reported that just 44 per cent of UK employers have an overarching wellbeing strategy in place, raising concerns that despite marked investment in health and wellbeing, employer activity in this area lacks strategic focus. I have to say that I think that it’s an amazing thing that many more businesses…
Grey Stars

Listening with Empathy

I’ve been reading a lot lately about listening and empathy. It’s popping up a lot in the types of articles that I read. I keep reading avidly because I’m in such complete agreement….what is happening to the art of listening? Do we do it well? And what should we be doing better? I’m delivering a…

Let’s talk about STRESS baby

Have you ever been stressed; did you notice or take heed of your physiological and psychological responses to it? Common signs or symptoms of stress are a pounding heart, shortness of breath or feeling nauseous, and if you’ve had any of these you know it isn’t pleasant. We tend to interpret these responses to stress…

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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.

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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.
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