With increased competition, accelerated change and more immediate demands from customers, you need a highly engaged team at the top of their game. By taking the time to develop your staff and carve out career pathways you build a stronger, smarter, more loyal organisation that is better equipped to handle the tasks, challenges and changes ahead.
Still not convinced that employee development is a worthwhile investment in your business right now? Here are four reasons developing your…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on May 25, 2017 at 20:52 — No Comments
Hiring a new employee can be an exciting time for both you and your new team member. With significant time and money invested in building a good employment brand to attract the right person in, it only makes sense to give them a great onboarding experience. A good onboarding experience ensures they have access to the training, resources and support they need to flourish in their new role and stay for the long term.
Though unfortunately for many businesses, in their rush to get back to…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on May 11, 2017 at 7:00 — No Comments
Organisations succeed by identifying, developing and retaining the best talent and leaders – but how do you know you have found them? Here are five characteristics to help you identify the next generation of leaders to secure the success of your organisation now and in the future.
The next generation of leaders will show great conviction. Conviction in their personal values and beliefs, in your organisation’s values and mission and the ideas and…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on April 26, 2017 at 18:44 — No Comments
There are good leaders who drive growth, and there are great leaders who drive movements. What is the difference between them? Here are six qualities great leaders possess and how can you adopt them through your own leadership style.
While every great leader learns from the success of others and listens to the market they serve, they also never lose sight of who they are and what they bring to the table. Your principles, ideas, thoughts,…Continue
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When employees don’t know the day or hour of their departure and experience emotional turmoil around leaving, it can be hard to keep them productive and focused in their role. So how do you keep your team motivated when they know they are leaving?
Here are four tips to help you engage your transitioning team and protect your employment brand in the process.
1. Keep your team informed
By keeping the lines of communication open, you can significantly…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on March 30, 2017 at 21:19 — No Comments
Let’s face it; staring into the eyes of a hardworking, loyal employee and breaking the news of their redundancy is never an easy conversation to have, but there are some ways to reduce the sting and ensure they have a smooth career transition.
Plan the conversation
If you don’t break redundancy news in a compassionate manner you can make your staff member’s transition more difficult, their notice period more awkward and your work environment more…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on March 2, 2017 at 7:45 — No Comments