5 Things To Do If You’re Struggling with New Hires

5 Things To Do If You’re Struggling with New Hires_Yellow Spark blog

When you’ve spent hours carefully selecting the right candidate, you expect them to excel, succeed and validate your choice. This may be the ideal situation, but all too often candidates fall short of your expectations for several reasons. This is a situation that happens more often than you think, especially with senior level employees. Here are five things to do if you’re struggling with new hires.

How to Assess the Emotional Intelligence of Your Employees?

How to Assess the Emotional Intelligence of Your Employees?_YellowSpark Blog

Emotional Intelligence refers to the ability of individuals to identify and discern between the different emotions of themselves and of others. It also includes the effective management of these emotions and expressing them in an appropriate and effective manner. Identifying the level of emotional intelligence of our employees will not just help you know where your employees stand emotionally but also come in handy when you deal with them on a daily basis. Here’s a quick list that can help you with that.

A Leader’s Guide to Engaging High Potential Employees

A Leader's Guide to Engaging High Potential Employees_YellowSparkBlog

High potential employees are the ones who are able and willing to contribute the most to the company. These are the people, whom we all love to work with because of their passion, commitment and a constant desire to level up. They push their mental and professional boundaries for their own growth, as well as the growth of the company. High potential employees have their own set of values, principles, discipline, and manner of working. They are able to give their best to the company with confidence as they are aware of their worth an asset.

However, as much as having such people on board is an asset for the company, equally high is the risk of losing such valuable talent. Therefore, leaders have a tough task of keeping these high potential employees engaged for as long as possible in the organisation.

Body Language – a Non-verbal Morse Code Simplified

Body Language - a Non-verbal Morse Code Simplified_Yellow Spark Blog

As a team leader, you emulate a lot more through your body language than you do with your words. You may prepare your PPT, conduct meeting and decide how you will motivate your team in a certain way. But what about the non-verbal cues that you give? This is an often neglected or least-focussed trait that influences your employees the most. In a majority of cases, it tends to overpower what you say with your words too. So here’s a quick guide to help you understand the unspoken language that you can embody.