In reality, many long term relationships start at work. Many people meet first in the workplace and go on to live lives, raise children and be together for many years. However, approaching someone at work with your feelings for them can be a mine field.
You just have those niggling doubts; nothing you can put your finger on, but enough to make you worried. It could be about lack of work; honesty; ethics; attitude – whatever it is, you feel it, but you just are not certain. Here’s the thing… When you are managing employees you must always be bound […]
Recruitment is an expensive business, whether you are employing a recruiter or you are doing it yourself. Time is money and recruitment is an activity that takes a lot of your time. Firstly there is writing a job spec, then an advert; deciding where to advertise, and then dealing with the applicants. If you are […]
Potential new jobs and possible future changes industry-wide as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning grows ever more “intelligent”.
So many times I have been in conferences, networking events, business groups and mentoring groups, when the question is asked ‘What is your biggest pain’ and unanimously the answer is people; staff; workers; employees! So what’s the issue – people are wonderful; creative; talented; smart – why do so many businesses find them the greatest […]
As HR Consultants we see our fair share of different workplace issues, but one that we notice is often left unaddressed is Upward Bullying. What is Upward Bullying? This is when an employee or group of employees bully their superior. This can come in many forms such as a worker refusing to cooperate, acting in […]
It’s hard to find good staff members at the best of times, let alone when there are skill shortages, low unemployment and lots of competition for candidates looking for new roles. Why would they work for you? How can you attract the best and brightest talent? Here are 5 surefire ways! Good candidates know their […]
It actually takes a lot of courage for an employee to front their boss and ask for a pay rise. They have probably been thinking about it for a while, which is dangerous, because it means that they are generally not happy about the state of affairs and this can leave to perceptions of an […]
Following on from my previous blogs on AI, I can categorically say that AI Tools not only are already in the workplace, they will become essential. This space is moving quickly and it really won’t be long before everyone will use some kind of AI tool, app or in-house generator tool routinely at work. In […]
Tired of dealing with recruitment companies? Still need help but not getting the service levels you require? Our industry has some brilliant, ethical, smart operators that really know what they are doing, but sadly also many churn and burn recruiters, who unbelievably still just aim to get ‘bums on seats’. So here it is; the […]