In companies large and small for any type of business, we all know that hiring the right people is critical. In fact, it is especially important for smaller companies with fewer employees. One hiring mistake can create a ripple effect … Continued

Money is Not the Only Way to Motivate Employees

Source Happiness and contentment at work is one of the most important factors for work-life quality in the modern workplace. Employees are ‘internal customers’ and HR practitioners have an increased drive to maintain engagement and satisfaction levels. Sure, salary increases, … Continued

Effective Hiring Strategies to use in 2018

First impressions do count. Remember that good candidates also need to be convinced to work for your company. The recruitment and interview process is a prospective employee’s first impression of your company. It is a reflection of a company’s culture … Continued

How to Give Effective Feedback at Work

The ability to give and receive constructive feedback is crucial to the success of any professional workplace relationship. Feedback feels very personal both for the person giving it and receiving it since it affects self-esteem and creates emotion. If the … Continued

8 strategies for handling underperforming employees

It’s great when employees are delivering but can be stressful when they are not. Handling an underperforming employee can be a time-consuming, emotionally draining and complex aspect of a manager’s tasks. In any organization or department, you don’t always get … Continued

A Company is Only As Good As It’s Employees

To succeed, every company must focus on providing good products or maintaining great service levels to its customers. In doing this, employees and the critical roles they play in managing relationships with customers is often overlooked. Organizations are only as … Continued

15 Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Valued

“But he was fine with us; what happened?” This reaction from a reference who had recommended a candidate strongly, and was surprised to learn that things were not working out. So what did happen? Did the candidate really turn out … Continued

Want To Hire The Best Talents? Do Your Homework!

Could you be screening out high-potential candidates unknowingly by hiring how you’ve always hired? According to recent research done in the U.S., bad hires cost a company as much as US$50,000.  This doesn’t even represent the cost of productivity loss … Continued