Lisa Baker

4 years ago

Charlie Gard... why people need to think before they 'like' or 'share' on social media

I'm seeing a lot on social media about Charlie Gard today.  · Some of it is very negative towards Great Ormond Street, some of it calling the parents 'selfish' (really?  Try their situation for an hour!)   · Much of it is just plain uneducated nonsense.  Like asking Teresa May to ...

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Lisa Baker

4 years ago

Exceptional Employees - and where to find them

I’ve worked in a number of different careers over the years, and I’ve been fortunate to encounter a lot of great people whom I’ve had the pleasure of both employing and working with, some abled, some differently abled. · One person I encountered along the way illustrates to me mo ...

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Lisa Baker

4 years ago

Hidden figures and why we should challenge all forms of discrimination

Everyone has been talking this week about racism, with Trump’s travel ban and some pretty shocking stats uncovered by Monday’s · BBC’s inside out programme, which found that a man called Adam was three times as likely to get an interview as a man called Mohammed based on the same ...

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Lisa Baker

5 years ago

Cloud based HR software - how to make a good decision and avoid the Geek Speak

As well as running HR News, I'm Head of Marketing for a software company called Codel Software, who develop one of the UK's leading HR Solutions, Activ People HR. · I build websites so know a little about coding and hosting.  I'm married to a tech but I still don’t speak fluent ‘ ...

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Lisa Baker

5 years ago

What have me, Madonna and spreadsheets got in common?

We've seen a big focus on pensions and retirement in 2016. · I'm only 49, so the time for my retirement is some way off - and Madonna doesn't show any signs of stopping either! · However, there is definitely scope for spreadsheets to find their way into Room 101! · Where spreadsh ...

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Lisa Baker

5 years ago

Activ Absence responds to 'Sickout' absenteeism allegations made by Southern Rail

Southern Rail is currently seeing a high rate of sickness absence among its staff which has led to the main railway unions being accused of staging an unofficial 'sickout', where instead of going on strike, workers ring in sick. · Absence management expert Adrian Lewis of Activ A ...

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