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.

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.

Foolproof Checklist to Design an Effective Training Programme

5-Point Foolproof Checklist to Design an Effective Training Programme_Yellow Spark Blog

Effective training can lead to not only a happier, more satisfied and engaged workforce but also to increase compliance with regulations. It also has a direct impact on the cost of hiring. The benefits are many. However, creating an effective training programme isn’t child’s play. Here are some questions to ask yourself to get started on conceptualising an effective training programme…

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.

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: