We have some excellent articles for you this week focusing on attracting and retaining staff and employee wellbeing, starting off with a recentDeloitte studywhich revealed some interesting facts about the rise of ‘social enterprise’, which includes communication tools, well-being programmes, collaboration and more.
Ibec launched its new ‘Smarter World, Smarter Work’ campaign this week which focuses on the need for better education to create a more adaptable workforce. Ibec is also running a survey about studentwork placement requests and we would welcome your input.
Check out our new GDPR and recruitment web page, which will provide you with all you need to know about processing candidate information.
As part of SFA Affinity, each week we are highlighting some of the amazing offers available to members - this week we have thespotlight on Medmark Wellzone, an employee wellbeing programme.
FSI CareerPlus is offering a Professional Diploma inSME Credit at 90% off which is now open to employees. This is a great way for a business to upskill employees for a fraction of the cost of the course.
As always, we’d love to hear from you about any queries you may have, issues you wish to have raised with Government or other stakeholders and your ideas on how we can improve the business environment for us all. Please contact me on tel: 01 605 1602 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet:@SFA_Irl or visit: www.sfa.ie.
Ibec is looking to get feedback from a range of businesses in relation to work placement requests from students, and to scope out a potential online platform for managing these applications. Please fill out this simple two-minute survey.
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