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 […]

How AI is Driving Innovation in HR Products and Departments

AI and HR

In the 5th episode of the special AI-focused mini-series, guest hosts Pauline James and David Creelman talk with entrepreneurs in the HR Tech marketplace. This discussion is focussed on practical use cases for AI and offers up insights from four experts – Boyd Reid, Fuad Miah, Mike Hall, Ania Garczyńska and Shingai Manjengwa – to discuss how AI is driving innovation in HR products and departments. […]

Professor Sir Cary Cooper: Presenteeism and Strategies for Enhancing Wellbeing


In part one of a special two-part episode of the HRchat Podcast with guest Professor Sir Cary Cooper, we focus on measuring presenteeism, optimizing productivity, and fostering a culture of employee health and wellbeing. Professor Sir Cary Cooper, CBE is the 50th Anniversary Prof of Organizational Psychology & Health at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, […]

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 […]

Self-Evaluation Uncovered: Crafting Authentic Performance Reviews

employees and HR

Performance evaluations have transcended the traditional one-sided feedback model. Contemporary organizations are embracing a two-way approach by integrating self-evaluation into the process, granting employees the agency to appraise their own performance. Self-assessment not only prompts individuals to engage in introspection but also supplies managers with invaluable information, shedding light on an employee’s self-awareness and capacity […]

Patrick Simon: The State of Organizations

HRchat with Dr. Patrick Simon

Today’s guest is Patrick Simon, Senior Partner at McKinsey, the global management consulting firm. Listen as Patrick shares his experiences of working with CEOs and how today’s business leaders can tackle the big challenges head-on. Earlier in 2023, McKinsey released a report called State of Organizations. Patrick and I discuss some of the findings as part of […]