However cliche it may sound, change is in fact, the only constant with varying speeds. It’s a time requiring us to think differently about how we lead others. We must revisit ways to strengthen our workplace culture, engage more authentically with employees and neutralise the impact of uncertainty with clients. Here are a few ways to help your team navigate uncertainty:
Online sexual harassment is in a way a kind of ‘invisible harassment’ as only the aggrieved employee experiences the impact. The first step to prevention is to identify the harassment and then guide the employee towards redressal. What can HR do to help?
The role of managing people should not rest wholly on the HR department. Every level of the organisation has to be involved. Leadership should play an important role, as should the managers. Here are a few HR skills managers can adopt to help the smooth running of an organisation.
Diversity in the workplace was always one of the hottest topics in the HR industry, but in recent years, it has become a major goal for companies. As the world is changing and shrinking, more work is taking place at a global level, the need for a diverse workforce that is culturally competent has become a must. Even before you set diversity & inclusion goals for your company, here are some critical questions to check your organisation’s readiness for a diverse work culture.
At YellowSpark we have seen firsthand that sharing ideas can lead to innovation, and collaboration can build trust that will make achieving business goals much more likely. Having said that, fostering a collaborative team environment is not that simple. It takes a concerted effort to integrate co-operative values throughout your whole company’s ethos. Here are some strategies to give you a head-start:
Good leadership is not about winning a popularity contest. Being liked and respected is not the primary goal. From our experiences with clients so far, we have, identified a few ingredients we believe are essential to set you on the right path to becoming the leader in a successful business. We have watered it down to these three crucial mantras…
So-called ‘toxic employees’ are like white ants. They eat into your system long before you even begin to notice them, and the damage is very costly. Good culture depends on mutual respect and constant team effort. Toxic employees undermine these very core values. Here are some traits that can help you spot toxic employees…
Each employee of the organisation and most certainly the leadership team are custodians of the company’s culture and play a key role in developing soft skills, especially people management skills in the team. Here are 5 things every manager must do to become a positive influence on their teams.
More and more companies today are realising the value of ‘employee experience’ and are approaching this subject with as much importance as they would approach ‘customer experience’. Just the way, the first few days are the most critical in building your brand image with a new employee, likewise, the last few days of an employee before their also has large impact on the perception about your brand. Here’s a quick guide on how you can ensure the employees exit is a positive experience.
It might be easier to correlate if one could look at their employees as ingredients of a dish to be prepared. If you don’t leverage each one’s uniqueness, you won’t get the desired result. You may even buy exotic ingredients to make a dish but if it doesn’t suit the palate (read: vision), the dish will not succeed. And this is where most organisations struggle – getting the right team, to do the right thing, at the right time.