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Pope Francis Reflects on Work

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To coincide with the feast of St Joseph the Worker (1 May), Pope Francis released a message to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences which included reflections on work and social participation. Two themes emerged in his message. Work is a human need and a source of meaning “….work, even before being a right, is…

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Death by 1000 Policies

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CCER’s Director of Operations, Desiree Blackett, outlines why you don’t need to write a policy for every little thing. I once received an email from an HR consultancy group reminding me of the essential role policies play in an organisation. I couldn’t agree more, so I took a look at what they had on offer….

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Performance Reviews: In Detail

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A performance review is a tool used by employers to formally document and evaluate an employee’s work performance over a particular time frame. Many organisations continue to understand “performance review” in terms of a traditional “annual review”. That is, a once a year meeting between a manager and employee that seeks to summarise the past…

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Performance Dashboards: the Fitbit for the Workplace?

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Do you wear a fitness tracker to monitor your real-time progress towards fitness goals, such as daily steps, sleep and calories burned? Does it motivate you to be healthier? What if you could have a similar tool for the workplace that could give you real-time feedback into your organisation’s performance and progress towards its KPIs?…

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