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Online inductions – all your questions answered.

If you’re still trying to decide whether to move to an online induction program, it’s probably because you have a few unanswered questions. Online inductions can seem like a major change to your HR procedures when you’re more used to carrying out your inductions face-to-face....

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Posted on 15/12/16

By Sarah Simmons

Your guide to a great induction programme

Every business knows that induction programmes are important, but what makes the difference between a great induction programme and one that is just so-so? To get it right, it’s helpful to start by sitting back and thinking about what your induction programme is really for....

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Posted on 03/11/16

By Sarah Simmons

7 Ways Inductions Are Costing You Time And Money

According to statistics gathered by the London Coaching Company, 80% of company leaders offer a sub-standard induction, leading to 1 in 5 new employees leaving a business within the first 6 months. Staff turnover is a massive cost to businesses, but there are other ways...

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Posted on 04/10/16

By Sarah Simmons

Creating quality and cohesion in a fluid workforce

The use of fluid workforces is increasingly becoming part of all kinds of businesses, but industries like construction and hospitality have been operating in this way for decades. Here at induct.me, our work with the construction industry has helped us to find ways to make...

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Posted on 01/08/16

By Sarah Simmons

Equality and Diversity: Getting it right at the start

The topic of equality, diversity and inclusion is rarely out of the news. It’s something that forms part of all good HR practice, but all too often it’s treated as an add-on. An essential one, maybe, but one that can be put to one side...

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Posted on 04/07/16

By Sarah Simmons

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Posted on 01/01/70

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5 biggest induction mistakes

A good induction process isn’t just about new members of staff being introduced to your company. It’s about the whole business and the contribution made by each individual to create productivity and success. From our experience we’ve got to learn not only about what works,...

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Posted on 31/05/16

By Sarah Simmons

5 key challenges for multi-site businesses

Businesses which operate in multiple locations, nationally and internationally, are on the rise. Working remotely has long been part of the picture in industries such as construction, but it’s now becoming common in almost every sector as businesses grow and expand. Digital communications, together with...

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Posted on 03/05/16

By Sarah Simmons

The Importance of Competency Management

What is competency management? Competency management is a system within an organisation to list, manage and search the skill sets of all employees. Good competency management will: Enable you to utilise all the skills available within your team to maximum effect. Ensure that correctly qualified...

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Posted on 31/03/16

By Sarah Simmons

How to create an induction programme

A thorough, robust and effective induction programme is essential for businesses across all industries. But creating an effective induction programme can be time-consuming and heavy on resources – time, staff and money. Luckily, there are plenty of resources to help you cut the cost of...

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Posted on 01/03/16

By Sarah Simmons

How do you spot talent?

A week is a long time in politics, but it can be even longer in show business where there are always thousands of hopefuls, ready and waiting to push current stars out of the way and claim their throne. Six weeks on, does anyone remember much...

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Posted on 03/07/15

By Sarah Simmons

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Posted on 01/01/70

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Wimbledon Messages for Managers

The sun is shining, the strawberries are ripe, the necks are cricking: to the left, to the right, left, right, left right. Oops, did I say the sun was shining? There go the tarpaulins across the courts as the rain comes down. Yes – Wimbledon...

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Posted on 29/06/15

By Sarah Simmons

The power of workplace rituals

At this time of year I always find it quite reassuring to see news stories of people gathering at Stonehenge to celebrate the summer solstice. Perhaps it’s the quality of light as the sun rises and sets over the ancient monument, full of the warmth...

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Posted on 22/06/15

By Sarah Simmons

Turn your idea into a successful business

We live in an age of tremendous creativity in business. The number of start-up businesses in the UK has increased year-on-year with 581,173 new businesses being launched in 2014. But the statistics also show that half of UK start-ups fail within the first five years...

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Posted on 11/06/15

By Sarah Simmons