Author: CluerHR

The economic challenges of the 21st century can often be a concern for employers and business owners. The past couple of years have been particularly difficult for businesses, with the effects of Brexit taking their toll. As a result, many employers have had no choice but to try and...

We’re well into the 21st century, and the days of being confined to boxed-in cubicles in the workplace are filtering out. In an age where employee health and wellbeing is becoming a priority for employers, it seems that allowing workers to choose their hours and working location is helping...

Whether you have children at home who are enjoying a six-week summer break, or have just returned from a holiday in a tropical country, it can be really hard to stay motivated and productive in an office environment during the summer months. The warm weather and sunshine makes...

A firmly established, strong company culture begins with the business’s core values. The extent to which these are practised by you and your employees is an important indicator of whether or not your company is reflective of these values. There’s a strong link between employee satisfaction and a strong...

If you’ve noticed that morale, team spirit and productivity levels have dipped in your workplace, it might be time to start thinking about ways that you can improve your employees’ engagement. It’s essential that staff are well engaged, since high levels of productivity and motivation improve overall work quality,...

Facing the fact that your career might not be giving you the same motivation and fulfilment that it used to can be difficult; particularly if it’s a job role that you enjoy. There are many reasons that an employee may begin to feel this way, and it’s when...

The early to mid-twentieth century saw men as the main source of household income – where men would engage in full-time paid work, and their wives would stay at home, carrying out the required domestic chores; from cooking and cleaning, to childcare. This was prevalent when the average...

It seems that businesses are edging further and further away from the cubicle-style, long hour working environments. An innovative idea by an 1800’s business owner saw the beginning of a shift towards more flexible working patterns – and it was discovered that this resulted in happier and more productive...

Employee handbooks are a staple of the workplace. Providing a common ground for all employees, this reference guide establishes company policies, rules and guidelines which the employer requires workers to comply with. Having a single, set-in-stone reference point makes life easier for everybody – since employees can learn and...

It’s no secret that job interviews can be daunting. From reading the job description to choosing an appropriate outfit, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to preparing for an interview – but knowing just how to prepare yourself in the right way doesn’t come easy to...