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Showing appreciation to an employee so they feel valued

How to Make Employees Feel Valued

March 13, 2024 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Creating a workplace where employees feel valued and appreciated contributes significantly to employee satisfaction and loyalty.

Why You Need an Employee Assistance Program

November 23, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

An employee assistance programme (EAP) can offer your employees, and often their families, support – for example counselling – to help them cope with workplace issues and personal problems that could have a negative effect on their work performance.

The Wrong Office Christmas Party Social Media Post Can Snowball!

November 6, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Office Christmas parties are a great opportunity for employees to let loose and have some festive fun after a long year of hard work. However, it’s important to be mindful of how your employees use social media at staff events. Inappropriate posts can have serious consequences for both employees and employers, damaging the reputations of all involved.

Is Just ‘Showing Up’ Enough? The Problem With Presenteeism

July 1, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Like delayed trains, broken down coffee machines and jammed printers, an employee calling in sick is an everyday event in working life. However, absenteeism is only a part of the picture when it comes to staff being unwell. For employers trying to run a productive and cost-effective business, presenteeism can pose a much bigger problem.

Less Recruitment Guesswork with Psychometric Testing

April 30, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

All recruiters would love to know whether or not a candidate can excel in a role before they hire them. Psychometric testing is designed to help human resources teams understand exactly this. But what is psychometric testing, how does it work, and could it be the crystal ball that takes the guesswork out of your recruitment process?

The Urgent Need to Revisit Meetings

November 30, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The Urgent Need to Revisit Meetings

Upskilling and its Value for Small Businesses

November 16, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Automobile company Jaguar Land Rover has announced its plan to upskill 29,000 employees in UK. This upskilling is a step towards achieving their goal of electrification by the end of the decade. The company said its Future Skills Programme will train more than 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover and franchised retailer employees in the UK as well as nearly 19,000 workers across the world in skills related to electrification, digital and autonomous cars.

How valuable is a workplace dress code?

November 7, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

In 2021, New Zealand Parliament updated its workplace dress code after a complaint by Māori MP Rawiri Waititi. Waititi was wearing a traditional pendant around his neck called a hei tiki when he was ejected from chamber. At a committee meeting the following evening, members voted to remove the requirement for a tie to form ‘appropriate business attire’ for men in the chamber.

How To Improve Employee Engagement

September 19, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Employers constantly talk about wanting employees to be engaged, but what is exactly employee engagement? Why is it important? And how does one improve employee engagement?

Struggling to hire casuals?

August 24, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

There’s no doubt the retail and hospitality industries have been hard hit over the past few years amidst COVID lockdowns, restrictions, border closures and chronic labour shortages. The retail and hospitality industries are one of the largest employers of casual workers but hiring casuals has become incredibly difficult.  

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