Before changes in economic policy in the 1980’s it used to be incredibly common for employees to spend pretty much their entire career with one company. But in the 1980s there was a shift to businesses letting employees go to increase profits, predominantly driven by the need to provide greater shareholder value. This in turn […]
The first day of work is incredibly critical to ensuring that a new joiner feels positive about the decision they have made to join your company. In fact, research shows that the first few days and weeks of any employee’s new job set the tone for their entire experience with an organisation. If it is […]
I am sure by now you are all aware that businesses with a diverse workforce make more money than those businesses that do not. The reason for this is simple, a business with more people from different backgrounds are likely to have more ideas and perspectives than those where everyone comes from the same background […]
After weeks of looking for a new hire, you finally identify a great candidate. You make them an offer and they accept it! Great! Then when it comes time for them to start, you get a note saying they are not going to join. This is a familiar story for many managers. They will then […]
Despite all of the research consistently demonstrating that a highly engaged and happy workforce leads directly to a more productive and profitable business, engagement remains an issue for most organisations. The reason for this is simple, most managers struggle to let go. As the saying goes, people do not leave businesses they leave managers. This […]
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