6 Red Flags to Watch Out For While Scaling Up Your Team

6 Red Flags to Watch Out For While Scaling Up Your Team_YellowSpark Blog

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.

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.

10 Exceptional Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

10 Exceptional Ways to Boost Employee Engagement_Yellow Spark Blog

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.

Common Mistakes Managers Make During Performance Appraisals

Common Mistakes Managers Make During Performance Appraisals_Yellow Spark blog

The appraisal offers a valuable opportunity to discuss workflow and goals, address existing gaps and encourage positive performance. While there are many reasons why appraisals don’t meet their objectives, however, one of the glaring issues is how poorly managers sometimes handle it. Here are the most common mistakes managers make in a performance appraisal and a few tips to reverse them:

Embracing GirlPower: How to Attract and Keep More Women in the Workforce

Embracing GirlPower: How to Attract and Keep More Women in The Workforce_Yellow Spark Blog

The status of women is improving in public and private spheres, yet there are many challenges in getting jobs, and also in sustaining in the job. If you look at the statistics, it gives a true picture of this. However, it’s not only about workplace stats but also about the challenge for a progressing career woman which are all too real. Why are women dropping out of work? And how can we make it better?

Indicators of Stress at Work and How to Reduce It

Indicators of Stress at Work and How to Reduce It_Yellow Spark Blog

In order to manage the increasing stress at workplace, you have to be vigilant and observe the various indicators or red flags that could warn you about it. Unlike the common cold, there’s no obvious or direct indicator that shows if someone is stressed or not. However, there are a lot of indirect cues or signs that you may associate stress with. Here are a few indicators that you must not overlook…