Recruitment: are you getting it right?

Posted by: The ADP Team on 22 January 2020 in Human Capital Management

When we think about the recruitment process, it usually involves an employer assessing whether a candidate is the right fit. Rarely do we consider that the candidate is in fact evaluating the employer at the same time. The recruitment process speaks volumes of an employer and getting it wrong can impact the employer brand, making...

Managers can make a team sink or sing, so what makes a good manager?

Posted by: The ADP Team on 15 January 2020 in Human Capital Management

Did you know? 50% of employees leave their companies because of their boss. From day-to-day tasks right through to career trajectory, a manager’s influence directly impacts employee engagement. Little wonder that managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement according to Gallup. So what makes a good manager? An effective manager is...

European Workers Want a Four-Day Week

Posted by: The ADP Team on 8 January 2020 in Human Capital Management

Summer all year, Kool-Aid out of the water fountains, and a three-day weekend every time — you may recall these schoolyard fantasies and perhaps even remember when you realized they would never come to pass. But as productivity has increased over the last few decades, the prospect of a four-day work week has become more...

An equal pay policy can be a competitive advantage, but how do you put one in place?

Posted by: The ADP Team on 19 December 2019 in Human Capital Management, Payroll

Nearly seventy years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated that ‘everyone has the right to equal pay for equal work’, there was still a huge difference between what men and women earn. Between 2014 and 2017, the OECD found gender pay gaps of nearly 10% in France (meaning that women earned just over...

3 Reasons to Rethink How Your Organization Uses Casual Workers

Posted by: The ADP Team on 11 December 2019 in Human Capital Management, Trend views

Would your business survive if it had to rely on independent workers like freelancers and contractors to get half of its work done? According to new research from Ardent Partners, 40 percent of global workers are contingent, with that number expected to rise to 50 percent by 2020. Is your organisation ready for this shift? Having...