Managing the human side of change

There are many reasons why people start businesses and for Claire Snow it was the realisation that she could offer the services she had previously provided through employers and that there was a niche which she could fill. Claire’s background includes human resources, training and development, and most recently as a training consultant in the … Read more

How can you recruit effectively?

In an exclusive series of HR articles, Alice Hellmund, HR Consultant at FitzgeraldHR, continues with how to get your recruitment process right to recruit effectively Case study: We keep hiring people who leave us in the first year, either of their own accord or we have to let them go as they’re not quite right … Read more

Staff performance matters

In an exclusive series of articles on how to address challenging personnel issues, Lucy Fitzgerald starts with staff performance management How do you deal with an underperforming employee? One of our staff members, John Smith, has been underperforming for three years. Despite many attempts to improve his performance with coaching and training, nothing has changed. … Read more