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 […]
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 […]
Psychological injuries are a range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural symptoms that can interfere with an employee’s life and can significantly affect how they feel, think, behave and interact with others. The most common forms of psychological injuries include, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, adjustment disorders and anxiety. Examples of psychological hazards in the workplace are bullying, aggression, […]
Workplace Culture is the overall character and personality of a business. It is the shared values, belief systems, behaviours and attitudes that make your business unique. Why is it important? Workplace culture is so important because it influences so many aspects of your business, including: It defines your organisations internal and external identity It attracts […]
There is nothing worse than a culture that is underhanded, clicky and where some workers excel in passive aggressive behaviours including being great at gossip. Sadly this can not only come from workers; but management and if left unchecked will eventually destroy the organisation. Oh, come on – destroy the organisation? That’s a bit steep […]