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  • How long after I’ve fired someone… Part 3 Development

    How long after I’ve fired someone can I reemploy them? Part 3

    You’ve found a replacement. A buzz word comes into play, onboarding.

    Starting a new job is tricky. Most of us will have some understanding of the ‘first time nerves’, the anticipation when you are about to experience something new. Walking into a new job role requires some courage, particularly if you haven’t been briefed about what to expect on that initial day.

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  • How long after I’ve fired someone… Part 2 – Resourcing

    How long after I’ve fired someone can I reemploy them? Part 2

    The last blog suggested it would be bad practice to re-employ someone you’ve fired.

    The outcome of the statement, ‘How long after I’ve fired someone, can I reemploy them?’ sets a new challenge. There is an identified need to have someone replace the person who left the job.

    You need to recruit.

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  • How long after I’ve fired someone… Part 1 – Employee Relations

    How long after I’ve fired someone can I reemploy them?

    Our team were discussing some of the questions we’d been asked by departmental managers in our capacity as HR professionals over the course of our careers. There are so many queries, and very often our responses to the encounters can be answered simply.

    No question is a silly question. How we respond is the important element. This source keeps HR professionals busy.

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  • Google, a dog friendly company

    Recently CoCo, a cockerpoo puppy, joined our family. Soon after I read an article dating back a few years. It mentioned Google is a dog friendly company, allowing employees to bring their dogs to work. Everyone from the Senior VP of Operations to less senior staff are able to bring their dogs to work with them.

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  • “Up in the air” Trailblazer Podcast

    In part three of a special series looking at rigging and lifting, the Talking Events podcast returns to the home of Blackout to discuss a newly launched apprenticeship scheme specifically for riggers.

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  • Rigging industry trials live events trailblazer apprenticeship

    Rigging industry experts from across the UK have joined forces at Birmingham’s’ Barclaycard Arena to trial the Trailblazer Live Event Rigging Apprenticeship assessment.

    The Live Event Rigging Apprenticeship, part of the governments’ Trailblazer scheme encouraging three million new apprentices by 2020, has been developed by the National Rigging Advisory Group (NRAG) to provide formal training to new recruits, supporting them beyond the National Rigging Certificate Level 2, and plug the gap in trainee numbers to fill increasing demand throughout the rigging industry.

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