Motivating Employees

It was Bill Gates who said “we all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” That seems straightforward enough, right? Give feedback to your employee, and they will remain happy and loyal forever - win win! But...

Each year many of us reflect on the 12 months that have flashed passed. The high’s, the low’s, the achievements and the what if’s. As the year ends, many begin to focus on the year ahead. The opportunities, the dreams and the challenges we will...

It seemingly becomes longer every year and with the festive season well underway, have you maintained your healthy habits or are you slipping closer and closer to the Naughty list? Have those in the office around you been sharing their tales of late night Christmas...

How a manager interacts with their staff can have huge consequences for the organisation’s culture, performance and success. That’s why being a manager can be so challenging – there’s so much on the line. The good news is that there are many useful tools to help...

The wellbeing of workers is not just a “nice to have” for businesses. Workers can have a low level of wellbeing because of work stress, relationship breakdown, grief and loss, conflict in and out of the workplace, difficulty sleeping and mental illness.  There are at...

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little...

Employee retention can be likened to client retention. We accept that it is a lot harder to find a new client than it is to retain one and the same goes with great employees; it is a lot harder to recruit a future star than...

Here are five traits that CEO and Executive Chairman of ChapmanCG Matthew Chapman believes contribute to successful HR leaders. Over the last 15 years, I’ve tracked many Global HR Heads from the time they were HR Managers, and in that time I’ve also seen a number...

The mobilization of an organization’s human resources (HR) behind dynamic change is what strategic HR management is all about. A true catalyst for successful strategy execution is having in place an HR leader in the role of translator – the right-hand person to the CEO,...

Written by: Richard Feloni - businessinsider.com.au Since joining Google as its senior vice president of People Operations in 2006, Laszlo Bock has seen the company transform into a powerful global company, growing from 6,000 employees to nearly 60,000. With his team, Bock developed management strategies to make...