Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated

Employers want to keep their organizations running as leanly as possible. When times are tough, the extras have to be cut. In many cases, unfortunately, trimming – or gutting – the learning and development budget occurs. ​The staffing firm Robert Half set out several reasons why professional development should be appreciated more as a way … Continue reading “Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated”

5 Team Building Activities for Improving Team Morale

With high demand and even higher targets, it can be easy to forget the importance of maintaining a happy workforce – here we look at five brilliant team building activities. A happy team is a productive team where staff is more likely to stay long-term. Workers enjoy coming to work, thrive in the company of … Continue reading “5 Team Building Activities for Improving Team Morale”

9 Ideas to Improve Employee Engagement

Every business looks for better growth opportunity. Startups need much of the efforts, and engaged employees at workplace play a crucial role in the overall growth of any business. When your employees are happy at work there is a boost in their productivity at work. It is of utmost importance to keep your employees joyful … Continue reading “9 Ideas to Improve Employee Engagement”

Tips to Make Employee Scheduling Easier

Many businesses rely on a mixture of full and part-time staff working varying shift patterns. Scheduling around your employees’ personal commitments, managing ad-hoc changes and requests, as well as the general day-to-day running of a company can be difficult no matter the size of your business and can quickly consume much of your time. Most … Continue reading “Tips to Make Employee Scheduling Easier”

Common Employment Law Mistakes and The Damage They Inflict

Image Source Managing staff, whether your business is big or small, should be one of your top priorities. This means having to understand things like employment laws. If you don’t follow the relevant employment laws, you could land the business in deep trouble. It’s not something that you can afford to let happen. In some … Continue reading “Common Employment Law Mistakes and The Damage They Inflict”