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Shonette Laffy


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Coffee Break: ‘Unsick days’, workplace excellence and how to recruit using Instagram


Another week has gone by, and we've been busy scurrying around the internet looking for the best HR articles and blogs for you to peruse in your break time.

Let us know what you think of the pieces we've shared, and tell us what you've enjoyed reading too!


How to source and engage candidates on Instagram (Social Talent)

How start-up founders wrestle with their first hires (BusinessZone)

The creative hiring habits of Ryanair and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Skift)

How to find the right people at the right time (The Guardian)


Improving retention through effective onboarding (JM Consulting)

How to fire someone who hasn't done anything wrong (Forbes)

How to build a self-managed organisation (Organizational Physics)

Workplace excellence can be contagious (Insead Knowledge)

The Present of HR (HR Examiner)


– Stop touting the crazy hours you work. It helps no one. (The Washington Post)

– These companies are giving employees an 'Unsick Day' (Entrepeneur)

– A leader’s intention to improve company culture is lost when the ego comes out (Business 2 Community)

Equality & Diversity

Don't count people – make people count (HR Triathlete)

Ketchup bottles & inequality (David D'Souza's blog)

– Married to the job: living with an academic (Times Higher Education)

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