Katie Harrower

Katie Harrower's current title is marketing executive at Youmanage HR Ltd, but she’s considering taking on "scribe" as her preferred title. She writes a lot about HR, employee engagement, and HR technology.

Inside Recruiting May 22, 2018
Do Your Job Ads Use Discriminatory Language? You May Not Realize They Do.

The written word is an incredibly powerful thing. That's why the language of your job advertisements is so essential. One wrong word is all it takes to turn off the perfect candidate, so you really need to put time and effort into every sentence. When writing a job ad, the first thing you need to consider is how you want your company to be perceived. What tone is best: friendly and...

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Success March 22, 2018
5 Ways to Foster Productivity in Remote Workers

Despite research that suggests telecommuting improves morale and lowers stress, many employers still fear that allowing employees to work remotely will harm productivity levels. These employers may need reassurance that remote workers are doing both the quantity and quality of work expected of them, rather than kicking back to watch Netflix. To establish a work-from-home program that...

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Smart Tech November 15, 2017
The Right and Wrong Ways to Manage People Through Technology

As we progress further into the Digital Age, many of us fear that the automation of processes through technology and the movement of HR into the cloud may cause us to lose the human relationships that lie at the heart of all good HR practice. What we need to realize, though, is that technology is useless unless there are people around to apply it. The outcome of any technology, good or...

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Inside Recruiting September 26, 2017
3 Ways Staff Turnover Can Actually Be Great for your Business

The war for talent is getting brutal. It's becoming more and more difficult to retain staff these days, and recent stats are putting fear in the hearts of employers everywhere. A survey from Gallup found that 51 percent of employees are currently thinking about looking for a new job. Millennials in particular are more likely to change jobs every few years, compared to their...

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