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How to Help Your Employees During Inflation

How to Help Your Employees During Inflation

The global economy is an uncomfortable place to be right now. Inflation is hitting everyone. For company leaders, the heat is on. Not only do you have to find a way to keep your company growing and profitable, you also have employees to consider. Helping employees...

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How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

Whether out of a desire to retain employees or concern for the welfare of your employees, there’s a lot that companies can do to support new parents. Giving birth, or partnering with someone who has, not only takes a physical and mental toll. It’s also expensive,...

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Let’s Talk About Pay Transparency

Let’s Talk About Pay Transparency

Achieving pay transparency is a journey, and one with multiple destinations that depend on your company’s goals. But it’s a journey you can’t choose to opt out of if you want your company to succeed. We’re in an employee’s market right now. Candidates are coming to...

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Sleep on Your Own Time

Sleep on Your Own Time

If you work in a company right now, chances are you’re a part of the cult of sleep deprivation. There’s something honourable about sacrificing your sleep to chase down your goals. You look at someone with bloodshot eyes on their fifth cup of coffee before 10 am and...

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Kindness in the Workplace

Kindness in the Workplace

The idea of kindness in the workplace can feel at odds with the often competitive nature of office life. However, more and more focus is being placed on inclusion, well-being and happiness. And kindness plays a strong role in achieving those things. There are numerous...

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4 Ways You can Support Employees with Diabetes

4 Ways You can Support Employees with Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease that not only elevates risk levels for other health issues such as heart issues. It also causes a drain on the medical system. The International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) found that diabetes costs the planet USD 760 billion per...

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Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week

It’s almost always uncomfortable. It’s sometimes inappropriate. It’s rarely a polite dinner table conversation… It’s money talk. In spite of all of the discomfort and negativity associated with talking about money, research shows that people who have open...

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Using Survey Data to create Salary Structures

Using Survey Data to create Salary Structures

One of the most important HR activities is creating and updating your company’s salary structure. It tells your current and future employees about your company values, how you prioritise different roles, and what their career path looks like. Employees need and...

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Ribbons are Great… Screenings are Better!

Ribbons are Great… Screenings are Better!

Studies show that the age of diagnosis for breast cancer patients is 10 years younger in the UAE than in the rest of the world. This means that breast cancer awareness isn’t just for your female employees over the age of 40. To offer your employees the support they...

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What is Happiness in the Workplace?

What is Happiness in the Workplace?

In his book, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor states that recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that happiness fuels success, not the other way round. In fact, he suggests that companies that focus on employee happiness could see a 30%...

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Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

If you feel your employees are lacking in financial literacy, you aren’t alone. A 2019 study found that only 38% of UAE employees considered themselves financially literate. Whether due to lack of education, the stigma attached to talking about money or pure...

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