Welcome to the new working year which has officially started now that school has begun for 2019 and we can finally focus on getting productive once again. We thought we’d start the year with a “what’s changed” in the employment landscape. So what has changed from 2018? What do workplaces need to know? I provide a brief overview of recent legislation and a few decisions that are likely to impact your workplace context:
My first podcast on HR stuff! Hope you enjoy. Thanks James Short for the opportunity.
Building an extraordinary culture is not something that can be instant or easy. For starters, it takes trust and effective communication. What follows then is the desire to really engage with your employees, making a sincere effort to understand what drives and motivates the members of your team and to find a synergy with your workplace vision and values.
Those famous 4 words that most people dread…. “We Need to Talk…”
No longer is it just IQ, skills and capabilities that counts in a team member or leader. Scientific research suggests that successful leader have develop strong Emotional Intelligence skills.
Where there are people there are communication issues. Most of these challenges can be small but they can get big. Employees can sometimes be labelled by management as underperformers, troublemakers, drama queens and kings, and more. Often what really makes things difficult is talking to employees about these situations. Many owners and managers aren’t even raising these concerns at all!…
It was often said that the 21st century would promise a shining future with innovation, robots and smarter technology. For managers, it was said that this same technology would improve their business lives and help them to retain top talent. I find it interesting that companies still commit a fatal error that I expected would disappear five years ago: It’s…