Tags: Behaviour

Paul Russell: So you want to be…emotionally intelligent?

Increasingly HR professionals are exploring the relationship between concepts such as well-being, personality and stress with workplace performance. And with emotional intelligence in particular being linked to not only better performance, but to job satisfaction, development of effective work relationships, greater workplace loyalty, enhanced firm revenues and overall job role advancement and success, it is not hard to see why.

Dos and don’ts at the office Christmas party – Part 2 (Infographic)

As the Christmas season invites us to get merry, it can be easy to get carried away at the office party. Expert Market have made a guide for you to follow when attending your own festive functions. Help Keep HRreview Free with a Small Donation If you enjoy our content, please support us… Select the amount you would…

Simon Wilsher: Why recruiters need to spot best behaviour

Seasoned recruiters will no doubt agree that when it comes to hiring new candidates they weigh up numerous factors – from the candidate’s skill sets and experience, to evaluating their mindset, thought processes and ability to fit into the corporate culture. Each recruiter will have their own method of assessing potential candidates. Whether they are…

9 out of 10 employers have had an employment issue arising from a Christmas party

The office Christmas party is often the one time of year when all employees are brought together in a social environment, usually with liberal amounts of alcohol thrown into the mix. Generally, the outcome is positive; colleagues get to know one another, make friends, and harmony is promoted. That is not, however, always the result.…

New guidance on settlement agreements from Acas

Workplace expert, Acas, published new guidance to accompany the introduction of its new Code of Practice on Settlement Agreements. Settlement agreements are legally binding contracts which can be used to end an employment relationship on agreed terms, and the new guidance is designed to help employers and employees understand when to use settlement agreements and…

More than one million people on sickness benefits with mental and behavioural disorders

New analysis by Legal & General, using Department for Work and Pensions statistics, has shown that over one million people are claiming benefits because of mental and behavioural disorders, an increase of more than 25% from ten years earlier. Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) and Incapacity Benefit (IB) are the government’s sickness benefits that are…

Psychometric testing considered an important tool for recruitment

Personality testing is big business – In 2009, personality testing was a $500-million industry. In the UK, the Association of Graduate Recruiters reported that 92 per cent of employers surveyed considered psychometric testing an important tool for recruitment. In Human Resource Management in Australia, Helen De Cieri and Robin Kramar wrote: “It appears that the…