QuarterlyFIT July 2023

One of the big topics on the agenda for many organisations is the use of ChatGPT and AI at work.  While AI brings numerous benefits, it raises concerns regarding the appropriate use of AI systems and the potential misuse of confidential information. Do you have a work policy that addresses this?

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The benefits of hiring temporary staff: A strategic solution for medium-sized organisations

In the ever-evolving economic landscape, managers of medium-sized organisations face numerous challenges in effectively managing workforce gaps. Fortunately, a strategic solution exists in the form of hiring temporary staff. This article aims to explore the concept of temporary staffing and its profound advantages for directors in medium-sized businesses, addressing their concerns and shedding light on…

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Team building – eight reasons to invest

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business landscape, success is often determined not just by individual talent, but by the collective strength and cohesion of a team. That’s where team building comes in, serving as the cornerstone of organisational growth and effectiveness. With the right team building activities, businesses can foster a culture of collaboration and…

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ChatGPT at work: Crafting an effective Company Policy for AI usage

ChatGPT at work is revolutionising today’s digital age, as the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, including ChatGPT, becomes increasingly common in the workplace. While AI brings numerous benefits to organisations, it also raises concerns regarding the appropriate use of AI systems and the potential misuse of confidential information. Consider the latest announcement by Microsoft:…

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How to maximize opportunities as an Accredited Employer

The immigration process has undergone multiple changes over the last three years. The most significant employers, is the introduction of the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) scheme in July 2022. This scheme has streamlined the visa process for employers and applicants but also comes with some ongoing compliance challenges as well. Alongside the AEWV, changes…

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Recruiting revelation: Job applicants are customers too!

When recruiting for your business, it’s important to remember that job applicants are customers too. Just like any other customer, they should be treated with respect and given the same level of care. From keeping applicants informed about their application status to providing timely communication, treating job applicants as customers will not only promote your…

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Job applicants are customers too

Communication in the workplace – ten strategies for improvement

Communication in the workplace is essential for businesses to succeed. When employees can collaborate effectively and stay on the same page, it leads to increased productivity, reduced errors, and a positive work environment. Additionally, clear communication allows for constructive feedback and helps ensure that everyone is working towards the same company goals. Here are several…

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How employers can boost morale and motivation in the workplace

Morale and motivation in the workplace are essential for a business to succeed. A positive environment where employees feel valued and appreciated is key to having a productive, happier team. By creating an atmosphere of engagement and support, businesses can ensure that their team is more motivated and has improved wellbeing. This leads to better…

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Self-criticism at work – how to overcome the inner critic

In healthy doses, self-criticism can be a valuable tool for improvement. But too much self-criticism can be overwhelming and detrimental to our wellbeing. If you tend to be overly self-critical about your performance, accomplishments, or abilities in the workplace, then it might be time to step back and take a closer look. Learning how to…

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What to include on your ‘why work for us’ web page

Having a ‘Why work for us’, web page, is one critical piece of content often missing from a company’s website. In a highly competitive market where organisations are fighting to attract workers, both skilled and unskilled, it’s important to provide information on why your company is such a great place to work. Jobseekers are proactive…

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