5 Ways to Upskill Your Existing Employees

5 Ways to Upskill Your Existing Employees_Yellow Spark Blog

Each person should think about upskilling of course, but why should an organisation think about it? We all know employee turnover is expensive and reskilling existing employees is a more economical alternative than hiring and training new recruits. Here are 5 ways in which you can sharpen the skills of your existing employee or in other words upskill them and save your time, money and your high potential talent…

Your 5-Point Checklist for Employee Retention

Your 5-Point Checklist for Employee Retention_Yellow Spark Blog

Today’s employees, especially millennials (between the ages of 19 to 34) are constantly switching jobs. What they’re looking for is not job security and stability and constancy, but novelty, and personal growth. They are not afraid of change to achieve these goals. Here’s a 5-point checklist to help you build a good employee retention strategy for your company:

7 Great Alternative Ways to Reward Employees

7 Great Alternative Ways to Reward Employees_Yellow Spark Blog

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.

How to Effectively Roll-Out an Employee Policy

How to Effectively Roll-Out an Employee Policy_Yellow Spark Blog

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…

5 Fresh Ways to Adopt Flexi-Work In Your Company

5 Fresh Ways to Adopt Flexi-Work In Your Company_Yellow Spark Blog

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…

5 Simple Strategies for Better Time Management

5 Simple Strategies for Better Time Management_Yellow Spark Blog

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.

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.