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Integrated Talent Management
BASICS OF WORK WHITE PAPER

Organizational design and job evaluation can be simple things to understand. By not focusing on the simple, clear and purposeful aspects of work, many HR “gurus” have made this simple starting point more complex than it needs to be. The result is staff and managers who are unclear about their…

Integrated Talent Management
THE COMMUNITY PLATFORM

Birches Group Community™ is an integrated talent management solution that’s simple to use and brings clarity around the value of work. We fuse job design and evaluation, compensation management, skills development, performance management and consulting to bring order to your business.

Insights Library

Integrated Talent Management
ENGAGING AND SUPPORTING EMPLOYEES DURING A GLOBAL DOWNTURN

As countries around the world work to contain COVID-19, many companies and businesses have had to close offices and their staff told to shelter in place. During uncertain times, staff look to their employers for the security that continued employment and compensation provide. Now, more than ever, it is important...

Integrated Talent Management
VIRTUAL WORK – IT’S NO LONGER THE FUTURE, IT’S NOW! WHY PURPOSEFUL JOB DESIGN, NOT TECHNOLOGY IS WHAT FACILITATES VIRTUAL WORK

Just a few weeks ago, lots of companies looked at virtual work as something in the distant future, or only applicable to other organizations but not theirs. With COVID-19 suddenly keeping most of us out of our workplaces, organizations must now shift to virtual work to keep business going. But...

Integrated Talent Management
LETS TALK ABOUT WORK – INTEGRATING HR

Rather than the disjointed disconnect that generally prevails in HR between structural policies (those governing jobs and pay) from people management policies (those which guide recruitment, development, and reward), our approach is seamlessly connected.

Integrated Talent Management
LET’S TALK ABOUT WORK: THE FUTURE OF WORK

Before we can talk about the future of work, we must take a good look at its past. Work has undergone many revolutions that has transformed it to what it is today. For organizations to be able to position themselves for the future, a transition to a purpose-driven mindset is...

Integrated Talent Management
ATTRACTING AND RETAINING TALENT

Money is the not the only way to engage staff, but it's a key part of your Employment Value Proposition. To effectively attract, retain and motivate your staff, you better get the money right! But you need more. You need an effective HR infrastructure.

Integrated Talent Management
BIRCHES GROUP IS CHANGING THE WAY YOU USE SALARY SURVEYS

Salary surveys can be expensive, so why bother paying for them every year? If you operate in developing country markets, relying on data that is outdated could be a fatal mistake. Developing markets are more dynamic and updated data is a requirement to remain competitive. Birches Group has built a...

Integrated Talent Management
THE COMMUNITY PLATFORM

Birches Group Community™ is an integrated talent management solution that’s simple to use and brings clarity around the value of work. We fuse job design and evaluation, compensation management, skills development, performance management and consulting to bring order to your business.

Salary Surveys
TWO SALARY SURVEYS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

If you work in international HR, you know how important market data is for the management of your international operations. Finding reliable data in all of your countries is undoubtedly a challenge.

Salary Surveys
I HAVE A SALARY SURVEY – NOW WHAT?

Now more than ever, employers need to focus on their competitive position to attract, retain and motive staff. It usually starts with buying a salary survey, but then what? This post outlines the top ten steps to follow to achieve a robust and competitive compensation approach.

Let’s Talk About Work Podcast