Archive for the ‘HR and recruitment’ Category

Social Media in the workplace is a topic that has come about in the past number of years, and is causing increasing concerns for organisations in terms of management of employees and data protection issues.

When we look at all the avenues we now have for online outsourcing, there are four different levels of services we can tap into.

In the age of Facebook, Kickstarter and Groupon, startup teams are getting younger, more ambitious and diverse, but the synergy amongst team members are not always there. This is why even the most innovative and creative startups can learn from established companies about effective human capital management and team development.

Startups hire quickly for growth and are firing even quicker when employees don’t work out. Act fast, be fair and move on.

Recognizing problems early can save a lot of work later on down the road. Sometimes you have to see the signs and fix things before it’s too late.

It’s not about the death of employment. It’s about the birth of efficient employment.

As a small business owner, it can be a challenge finding just the right employees. What’s the right fit? How much background should they have? Too much education or too little? Can they be over qualified, or not qualified enough?

Are you one of the forward-thinking employers or managers who loves to give workers incentives rather than be forced to hand out punishment? OSHA may have some harsh words for you: Stop it!

As a leadership coach I consistently am asked to help improve manager performance with managers in a variety of businesses.

A poorly functioning remote team can eat away at your effectiveness and completely destroy productivity. If even one of these problems is a persistent issue in your company, you’re better off calling the team home and focusing on working together in person.