Category: Workplace

You mean there’s HR on board a Cruise Ship? Opening a ship.

Following Becky Mee’s blog post detailing her experience of ‘closing’ the Celebrity Mercury, (an 1,890 passenger and 850 crew cruise ship) and transferring her to a sister brand, TUI, our HR Partner, Tim Frear, gives us a mirror image – opening a ship – with Reflecting on Reflection! By Tim Frear What ‘opening’ a cruise ship taught me about […]

September 19, 2016

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5 a day? 10 a day? Get away!

In part one of his health related blog, HR180’s HR Assistant, Nuhman Sharif, takes a wry look at the most up to date Government guidance on the correct number of portions of fruit and veg we should eat daily. By Nuhman Sharif I was rather perplexed to find that I perhaps was not eating enough […]

September 19, 2016

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Hiring really talented people – and how to keep them!

Earlier this year Claire Morley-Jones was asked to be a PlusNet Pioneer to share her extensive knowledge of HR with business start-ups and SMEs in the early stages in growth. An earlier blog relates Claire’s experiences mentoring the MD and founder of tech business, SeenIt, Emily Forbes. Emily’s company is experiencing a high level of growth, just […]

September 19, 2016

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What’s Up with using WhatsApp at work?

Companies are always looking for different ways to engage their teams and encourage them to interact with the brand. Social media is a great platform for this, and company Facebook and Twitter presences are increasingly the norm. However, what is the role of other forms of social media in the wider engagement game? And, how can […]

September 19, 2016

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Anyone for tennis: Which umpiring skills transfer to business?

As the tennis world’s eyes turn to the All England Lawn Tennis And Croquet Club, Wimbledon, this coming Monday (3 July 2017) we take a look at what the skills of a Lawn Tennis Association Umpires transfer to business. (Credit due to BBC website!) He who shouts loudest It turns out that those with the loudest […]

September 19, 2016

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The good (and the bad) of work based Snapchat and how to manage it

Companies are always looking for different ways to engage their teams and encourage them to interact with the brand. Social media is a great platform for this, and company Facebook and Twitter presences are increasingly the norm. However, what is the role of other forms of social media in the wider engagement game? And, how can […]

September 19, 2016

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Coalition talks informing business: 6 top tips to help you lead disparate groups at work

The general election is fast becoming a distant memory for us but, at this point in time (late June 2017) the talks between the Conservatives and the DUP continue as the Conservatives try to forge a coalition government. If the two do join forces, whilst there are many similarities in goals, aims and objectives, they have […]

September 19, 2016

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Tackling Reverse Sexism in the Workplace

Our HR Assistant, Simon Underwood, has a wide range of work experience from male dominated businesses to HR180, where the team is predominantly female, so who better to look into the matter of reverse sexism in the workplace – reverse sexism defined in this case where men are the object of sexist remarks. It can be a […]

September 19, 2016

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How a four-legged friend may improve your business productivity

Ours are so important they’re even on the Gaffer’s official HR180 photo! So why have Office Dogs? Our HR Partner, Ellie Garnett, looks at why our four-legged friends are part of the HR180 team and what other SME businesses can learn from our experiences. By Ellie Garnett   “Woof, woof!!” I have been on the […]

September 19, 2016

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7 point plan to change hearts and minds in the jobs market

With businesses crying out for good candidates for vacant positions, how is there a mismatch between the jobs market and the labour force? MD and founder of HR180, Claire Morley-Jones tackles the problem head on – and provides a 7 point plan to change hearts and minds in the jobs market. By Claire Morley-Jones   […]

September 19, 2016

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