The 4 A’s of Being a Great Boss

HR Leaders

Let’s face it, being a boss gets harder and harder with every passing year. The world, the workplace, and the roles keep changing, and just when you think you’ve figured it out, another change, challenge, or requirement comes your way. Add it all up, and being a boss is more difficult than ever! So how […]

Beyond the Basics: Emerging Trends in Employee Handbooks

Manage Employees

2024 is in full swing and it’s worth taking a moment to consider the themes shaping companies’ decision-making.  It’s probably also prudent to think about what needs updating in our employee handbooks.  Here are some high-level observations on the trends we are observing in workplaces and making their way into employee handbooks.     Trend 1: Adapting […]

Employment Law and Migrant Workers in the UK

Employment Law

Employers neglecting checks on the legal employability of their staff under UK law may be under fire warns Susie Thomson of Matrix Security Watchdog. The UK Government’s recent five-point plan to regulate immigration involves a substantial increase in penalties for companies employing illegal immigrant workers. Last year, violating this rule would cost an employer up […]

Aaron Backman: Employer Branding Strategies

In this episode of the HRchat Podcast, Keirsten Greggs interviews Aaron Backman, a passionate advocate within the people and talent community. Listen as they discuss employer branding strategies. Aaron provides a comprehensive definition of employer branding, emphasizing the importance of understanding an organization’s unique DNA and translating it into clear, consistent messaging to attract and engage talent. […]

Navigating HR Trends in 2024

HR Trends in 2024

As we begin a new year, the ever-evolving landscape of Human Resources continues to shape the way businesses attract, retain, and nurture talent. HR professionals and business leaders are at the forefront of this transformation, adapting to emerging trends that redefine the workplace. In this blog post, we’ll explore the top 10 HR trends for […]

Best HR Podcasts in 2024

Best HR Podcasts in 2024

The 24 Top World of Work Podcasts to Follow in 2024 The team at HR Gazette is passionate about creating podcast content. Each week, we publish 2-4 HRchat podcast episodes and share them with 10,000s of our awesome listeners across Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and elsewhere all around the world. There are, of course, lots […]

Five Tips to Build an Effective Organizational Structure

Organizational structure serves as the backbone of any successful business, determining how tasks are divided, roles are assigned, and communication flows. A well-designed structure not only enhances efficiency but also contributes to employee satisfaction and overall productivity.  Experts assert that a project-based structure stands out as the most effective and successful approach, demonstrating superiority over […]

Mark Whittle: Helping Your Wellness Programs Take Flight

Employee Wellness Programs

In this episode, Nick Steiert interviews Mark Whittle, a life coach and the founder of Take Flight. Mark is all about mindset and motivation and has an impressive record of coaching CEOs and athletes – helping them step into elite environments. Mark is a former city worker turned lifestyle coach, entrepreneur, mental health advocate, and productivity / bio-hacker […]

Kara Mignanelli: Talent Acquisition Week


In HRchat episode 658, Keirsten Greggs talks with Kara Mignanelli, SVP People and General Counsel for the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI). Kara oversees multiple core functions of the business, including HR, event production, and legal compliance. She also leads the creation of events to further the talent acquisition industry. Tune in as Kara offers […]

How to Spot Fake Employee References

Falsified Information in Candidate Screening Fake and falsified references are on the rise, and they pose a significant threat to businesses in all industries, including the finance and the public sector. In today’s competitive job market, many job seekers are resorting to providing fraudulent information during the hiring process. Reference checks are an integral part […]