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Change – Opportunity of Threat for HR?

17 May 2018

The HR landscape never stands still. Gender pay reporting, the digitisation of the workforce and an increased focus on employee wellbeing. These are just a few of the people themes posing a challenge for operational HR. We cover five major changes, discuss the challenges they pose and how you can turn threat into opportunity. 1. […]

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The Gender Pay Gap – Looking Beyond the Figures

10 Apr 2018

Last week over thirteen thousand companies and public sector organisations filed and reported their pay gap. The result was a wage disparity of 18.4% above the national medium. Clearly, more needs to be done to ensure gender equality in the workplace but if we focus on these figures in isolation, we’re only scratching the surface. […]

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From Annual Appraisals to Continuous Performance Management. How Smart Organisations are Evolving

12 Dec 2017

Change has been afoot in the performance management landscape for some time now. Rumours abound about organisations getting rid of performance ratings. There’s widespread talk about the end of performance management. With speculation rife, it’s no surprise that the topic was one of the main attractions at the recent Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) […]

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Diversity in Tech

14 Mar 2018

A shortage of highly skilled employees is the number one challenge for UK digital tech businesses. Yet large swathes of the population, like women and disabled people, are seriously underrepresented in these firms. Are technology businesses missing a trick by failing to recruit from the widest pool of applicants? Or is the reality more complex […]

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Finding Jennie Richards the Perfect HR Role

9 Mar 2018

Jennie Richard’s previous role was as Head of Training and Development for a professional services firm in Manchester. Her experience in senior level HR roles made her a beacon for recruiters, when she became available for new roles following redundancy in 2017. Back on the market, she was approached by many recruiters due to her […]

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Should You Always Recruit From the Same Sector

9 Feb 2018

At We Are Adam, we know that finding a good fit doesn’t necessarily mean you need to hire from the same sector. Yet this is what many of our clients do. In this blog we argue the pros and cons of same-sector hiring and encourage you to broaden your recruitment horizons. Narrowing the Field HR […]

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From HR Business Partner to Head of HR

9 Feb 2018

It’s not easy to make the leap from HR Business Partner to Head of HR. In the past, career ladders gave HR professionals the opportunity to advance their careers by taking smaller, more manageable steps. But the flatter organisational structures so popular today have made the transition from operational partner to strategic board member far […]

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Staff Turnover: What It’s Costing Your Business

10 Nov 2017

How much do you think it costs your business when an employee leaves? £5,000? £10,000? Actually, it’s a lot more. And that’s just the financial price. There are also a whole host of non-financial implications that can be detrimental to your business. In this article, we set out the full implications associated with staff turnover […]

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Adam HR Welcomes Lindsey Wroe to the Team

9 Oct 2017

We’re always on the lookout for excellent recruiters to join us here at Adam and we’re excited to welcome the outstanding Lindsey Wroe to the Adam HR Team. The addition of Lindsey to the team as a principal consultant is a landmark appointment. Lindsey brings over 10 years of HR Recruitment experience, knowledge and connections […]

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