What are the attributes that can set your company apart as a “high-performance workplace”? Let’s dive right in.
Work is a huge part of what we do and our identity. So we need to constantly evaluate where we are going and put the effort in that direction. Here are a few thoughts to help you stay on the path and stay in love with what you do!
An exit interview can be a big drag. The employee just wants to get it over with. The HR team just wants to get it over with. It’s part of a routine; largely a formality. It’s a part of the HR best practices handbook, and often times when conducted with ambivalence nothing substantial comes of it as learning. However, done in a consistent and standardized way, exit interviews offer a deeper look at your workplace culture, day-to-day processes, management solutions, and employee morale and experience.
Most new managers learn the basic do’s and don’ts quickly, but some mistakes are subtle and easily overlooked, much less correct. These are the ones that can throw you off before you even get going because they’re so obvious, no one tells you about them. Here are 8 of them that you can easily avoid…
As a new year and a new decade begin, here are some of the overarching competencies to hone into and develop in your employees. These will ensure that the employee is not only efficient for your organisation but will prepare them to perform in the fast-changing and tech-enabled workplace.
It’s always a tricky balance; between taking a vacation break from work and not being able to do so. Employees that opt not to take their vacation could actually be doing more harm to themselves and to your company than you might think. Here are four basic ground rules to manage a good vacation rotation going in your office:
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…
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:
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.
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…