Are you a small business without in-house HR expertise? You’re not alone! We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving. Here’s a sample of the advice that HR consultants most frequently give to the businesses they advise…
It can be challenging finding a balance between tracking employee time and giving staff members complete time management autonomy. On the one hand, tracking and scrutinizing employee time can make staff feel policed. On the other hand, daily time tracking can decrease productivity leaks by 80%. Fortunately, there is a middle ground. To help you […]
Let’s not beat around the bush here: there are few things more important in the workplace today than employee engagement. Why? When organisations have effective employee engagement programs, they report higher levels of productivity and an increase to their bottom line. Not only that, a work environment where employees feel engaged results in better retention […]
A business can be brought to its knees by a toxic team culture that divides rather than unites. Here are four things that might be sabotaging your company culture today — and how to fix them.
Pop quiz: does your company provide HR or payroll services or both? While this question comes across as a very dull and obvious one, it is one that more companies should ask before embarking on their HR transformation journeys. This question is more relevant than ever before as most companies are spending a significant amount […]
We’ve all had days at work where we’re stressed. Where we can’t concentrate, and we worry, and our employees and colleagues irritate us and our workstation feels like the worst place to be. Mental health problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, and many more can have terrible effects on motivation, productivity, and general wellbeing. Mental […]
If you’re sitting there wondering what should be included in an employee handbook, you’ve come to the right place — we’ve scoured tons of employee handbooks for you to find the best examples out there to draw inspiration from. In addition to covering laws and regulations (more on that here), the greatest employee handbooks out […]