Inside Sarah’s head: Danger, Mango Minions hard at work!

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 18 months since we founded Mango HR Group, but we’ve certainly not sat still during this time. It’s been our mission to continually work on shaping a creative and unique service to offer our clients. As...

The WALL-E effect: how will jobs change over the next 10 years?

Humans have dreamed of a world without work since the industrial revolution. But can we really envisage doing nothing? The WALL-E effect In 2008, sci-fi film WALL-E made us question just how fun a world without work would be, fast forwarding to a time where humans...

Inside Sarah’s Head: why you need to rethink sending contracts

How do you send contracts of employment out to new starters? This was a question that our co-founder Sarah came across recently while browsing through groups of HR professionals on LinkedIn. The responses, as one might expect across a range of different companies,...

You can’t do it all – is it time to outsource?

Many companies outsource business functions that they don’t have the time or resources to do themselves, or they lack the specific knowledge. Outsourcing is especially useful for small businesses and start-ups who simply aren’t in a position to do...

Guest post: Employee Shareholders by Gregg Latchams Limited

  The concept of employee shareholders was first introduced by the government in October 2012, with legislation in place by 1 September 2013. But what is an employee shareholder? Put simply, they are employees who are given a minimum of £2,000 of shares in the...

What Psychometric colour is Sarah?

The psychometric colour test not only identifies what you do but why you do it. By identifying what colour you are you can get a much bigger insight into what works for you and what doesn’t. Co-founder of Mango HR Group, Sarah, did the test and she was a blend...

13 scary HR statistics that will shock you

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s never too early to stoke up the fear factor. Here are 13 HR statistics to set every employer on edge.   It’s estimated that a hair-raising 88% of employees and 80% of senior managers lack passion for their...

Time for change: why your annual appraisal system is out of touch

A question for you: what is the one thing that virtually every business organisation does, when only 42% of them feel it is a valuable use of time? That’s right: the annual appraisal. Three little words that can strike fear and apprehension into the hearts of...

When to give a pay rise, and how much?

For HR professionals and those on the managerial ladder, deciding when and to whom to award a pay rise to is worthy of careful consideration, due to the number of factors involved. It requires treading the fine line between rewarding an employee for their good work,...

Inside Sarah’s head: why HR policies could damage innovation

When a business gets up and running, bosses turn their attention to putting HR policies into place, whether it’s as simple as a dress code or a more complex, legal compliance. With some experts believing policies stifle innovation, do we really need them, and...

Guest Blog: Expectations Matter

By John Hardwick from MoreFrom Coaching Ltd A typical scenario for a small business: Imagine for a moment that you have recently promoted one of the star performers, Laura, from your technical team.  Of course, she has a great track record, and is delighted with her...

The Brexit debate: how it affects the tech industry

The all-important EU referendum is fast approaching and everyone in Britain is asking the same question: are we better off in or out? For employers and employees throughout the country’s tech industry, that decision could have major implications for the future of...

Mango HR Group goes Digital

Digital 2016, the digital revolution conference of the year, was held in Wales on the 6th and 7th of June, and Mango HR Group were invited to attend. It was a real eye opener, and there was plenty of information for us to take in, so we’ve summarised our favourite...

How to boost your company’s employee referral scheme

Some companies are opposed to employee referral schemes altogether, believing that in a way it actually devalues the position they are hoping to fill. But on the whole, organisations small and large are realising the benefits of rewarding ‘tip-offs’ that...

Guest blog: Are Your Job Adverts Gender Bias?

    Whenever we write job adverts; as employers we are always keen to make sure that we get our wording right. So that we attract the candidates that will be the best fit for the role and the Company. Most employers wouldn’t think twice about using...

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