There are many benefits associated with conducting regular performance reviews. In fact, performance reviews or performance appraisals are one of the most underused and misunderstood management tools available. Particularly in small businesses, performance reviews tend to be postponed or neglected in favor of more urgent matters. This is especially true as often, neither the manager […]
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…
Survey finds that 1 in 2 managers will leave their company in the next year! Here are the reasons that managers leave and what you can do about it.
Most companies recognize that their top employees are an invaluable asset they wouldn’t want to lose, but it’s shocking to think that there’s a 50% chance that your top performers will leave within the next 12 months.
Is simple HR even possible? If you’ve worked at a big corporation, you might think not! But smaller companies just don’t have the luxury of employing a large HR team. Often, the responsibilities of HR are just one part of someone’s role, or there might be a very lean HR team consisting of just a […]
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 […]
The rapid advancement in digital technology has made it easy for small businesses to go paperless and get rid of piles of HR-related paperwork. So now, the real struggle is not to reduce paper usage, as that has already been done. Instead, the daunting challenge is about how to eliminate paper completely, especially in the […]
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 […]