To keep the positive morale flowing in the office, you need to reward your employees regularly, or at least when they’ve done something exemplary. It reinforces positive behaviour for the individual and also sets an example for the whole organisation and demonstrates your appreciation for the team. Here are some ways in which you can acknowledge your employees without monetary compensation.
Employee burnout rarely has one cause. It usually results from a combination of issues, including an overwhelming workload, lack of flexibility, lack of guidance, lack of planning, lack of appreciation and rewards or a toxic work environment or many a time, a toxic boss. Here are some ways in which you can attempt to tackle employee burnout…
A well thought out policy can avoid confusion, set expectations for employee conduct, and also serve as a safeguard for the company when employees do not meet those expectations. On the other hand, a poorly communicated employee policy can create confusion. It can hamper an employer’s ability to respond effectively and consistently to critical situations in the workplace. Therefore it is in the company’s interest to effectively introduce a new or updated policy…Here’s how…
Employee grievance may be genuine or sometimes even perceived. Whatever be the reason, it surely does result in low morale, frustration, discontentment and a sense of injustice among employees. Poor grievance handling will cost a company in more than one way. Let’s look at five fallouts of a poor grievance redressal mechanism:
While we have already made a strong case for flexi-working in one of our earlier blogs, we have come across several fresh perspectives and concepts as well, that are being successfully implemented across the globe. Flexi-work, when implemented with a proper structure and accountability, can save a lot of costs and efforts for the company, and at the same time keep employees happy. Here are five fresh flexi-work arrangements you can consider…
Poor time management can cost you dearly. On the other hand, efficient management of time can go a long way. It’s usually seen as a personal goal; however, it is definitely a skill that can take the team to the next level. Managing your time better and in turn, helping your team manage their time better, is also a great reflection on your leadership skills. Here are five simple tips to follow to manage your time better and boost your productivity.
No matter the size of your company, growing a business has many challenges. Among other challenges building a high-performance team tops the list. If you’re tearing your hair and exhausted there’s every chance that your team managers are facing the same. While there is no one way to go about it, here are some team building mistakes you can avoid while putting your business team together successfully, using tact.
Putting together a job rotation strategy could help in more than one way. Employees don’t always have to change companies to get the career development they want. Not only job rotation helps you retain talent, but can also help promote a more flexible and motivated workforce. Let’s look at some instances where job rotation can be a great strategy to deploy.
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.
Employee engagement and retention are among the top of all HR priority lists these days. But it is essential to keep in mind that it cannot be done through one-off projects. It has to be a continuous process which must be optimised regularly. A good employee engagement programme fosters productivity and is meant to boost profits. It helps bring your team together, facilitates empowerment, engagement and improved performance.
Here are our top 10 ideas to boost employee engagement in your organisation.