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Middle East firms in position to lead global stage on HR analytics

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First generation organisations within the Middle East have a unique opportunity to lead the development of HR analytics for the global stage but are being hampered by unreliable data, a lack of analytical skills and inadequate IT infrastructure, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), which is being launched today at The FAHR Internationa...

HR - what your colleagues should know about recruitment

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In the latest blog post for International Workplace, Portfolio Procurement offers ways of explaining some of the difficulties and rewards of recruitment to those who do not fully understand the process. How to explain your recruitment job to colleagues If you work in HR it is likely that you are under pressure to meet the demands and expectations of other colleagues. And when tasked with...

Employees being offered more flexible working opportunities

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According to new research from recruitment consultancy, Robert Half, opportunities for flexible working are increasing in UK firms as remote working has increased by 37% in the last three years. This trend seems to be growing worldwide with figures suggesting that more than 30 million Americans work from home now, while Forrester Research’s US Telecommuting Forecast predicts that number w...