If there’s a problem, you’ve got a much better chance of solving it if you can spot it early. This applies to all manner of workplace-related issues - and it’s especially true of employee onboarding.
Early employee feedback helps you on two fronts. For the individual employees concerned, it gives you a chance to identify and address any teething troubles they may be having - which could be anything from IT niggles, through to understanding what your company culture is all about.
05-Jul-2018 10:04:00 by Phil Owers |
These are the people who give their best each day. They ‘get’ what your business is trying to achieve - and they’re committed to help you reach it. And chances are, these are the people who are with you for the long haul...
25-Jun-2018 08:46:00 by Phil Owers |
“What can you contribute to our company?”. This question has been a mainstay of job interviews forever.
But just remember that you’re not the only one who has contribution-focused questions that need to be answered. From the other side of the desk, try these for size...
12-Jun-2018 10:11:00 by Phil Owers |
A greater focus on staff development can result in a ‘win-win’ scenario for your organisation and for your people. From increased staff loyalty and engagement through to boosting your ability to bring on home-grown talent, opening up development opportunities can bring multiple benefits for everyone involved.
31-May-2018 10:01:00 by Phil Owers |
Employees who are “coasting”, who aren’t being challenged - and who aren’t developing and progressing represent a significant retention risk. In fact, in one study, 70% of people who wanted to leave their organisation were ready to move on because of progression/development reasons.
21-May-2018 08:38:00 by Phil Owers |
On May 25th 2018, a new set of regulations called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the EU.
Designed to give consumers more control over who has access to their personal data and how that data is used, GDPR is changing the way that businesses collect, store and use information about their customers.
One important change is that businesses will need to receive positive consent to use private data for marketing purposes in the future. This means that customers need to expressly opt-in to being contacted - it’s no longer enough for companies to assume that you want to receive their emails.
11-May-2018 10:04:00 by Phil Owers |