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Engaging & Retaining Staff

What is employee engagement and why is it important to boosting the performance of your team? Equally important, dealing with staff retention issues. What can you do to keep your top talent?
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Why You Need Your Employees To Be Strong Brand Advocates To Retain And Attract Top Talent

By Julie Hyde

It has always been challenging to recruit strong talent. Recruitment is time consuming and can be very expensive, especially if you get it wrong and have a high turnover rate. However this year, the challenges are intensified because the demand for talent far outweighs the supply. Job vacancies are surging, especially in the private sector and it’s very hard to find someone with an actual heartbeat let alone good talent to sit down and have a conversation with!

The Behaviours Of Emotionally Intelligent Teams

By Rob Pyne

Do people shed tears in your leadership team meetings? I imagine it’s unusual, or even unheard of, in your team. But should it be like that?

What Is Cultural Intelligence And How Is It Measured?

By Gaiti Rabbani

As our vast world continues to shrink into a global village, we are more frequently faced with culturally nuanced situations. Acquiring the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to manoeuvre effectively in multicultural environments is increasingly important. Especially in this time of restricted travel where we reduced to less-than-ideal communication channels; cultivating cross cultural understanding is key.

Four Biochemical Triggers Leaders Can Leverage For Better Engagement

By Zoë Routh

How do we boost employee engagement when we are forced to endure remote working? The secret is in one aspect of human dynamics that isn’t changing: human biochemicals. First, let’s look at what is affecting workplace happiness.

Why Those You Lead Are Like Those You Love

By Wendy Born

Life as we know it has changed significantly in the last few months. We are no longer able to keep our worlds of work and family separate, having had the two brought together in the most unorthodox way.

How To Create A Great Culture By Engaging Your People Around Organisational Purpose

By Ross Judd

A great organisational culture is something everyone wants, yet leaders often find it hard to engage people in culture change programs. So why aren't employees supporting the idea of improving their culture?

How To Use Presentations As A Tool To Change Internal Culture

By Emma Bannister

Have you conducted a culture assessment in your organisation? How would you rate the morale and the current attitudes of your workforce? Do you feel as though your teams are living your company values and aligned with its goals? As leaders we are all aware of the importance of a healthy and thriving company culture, so it is no surprise that analysing the inner workings of your culture can be a daunting process.

How Leaders Can Spark Curiosity To Ignite Learning

By Dougal Jackson

Whether it's embracing new ways of thinking, adopting new ways of working, or understanding an unfamiliar process or system, learning is crucial to improving performance in any role. As the pace of technology escalates, and the average time in the workforce extends, career-long learning is imperative.

The Manager's Employee Engagement Checklist

By Kevin Sheridan

A recent study on the American workplace highlighted the single greatest thing you can do to increase employee engagement: hire the right managers. In fact, the study said that if you hire a manager who is disengaged, the work group they manage is three times more likely to be disengaged.

The Real Truth About Employee Turnover

By Kevin Berchelmann

Retention. Attrition. Turnover. These are attention-getting words today. It costs too much and is too difficult to find and hire good people, that finally employee turnover is having its day. It’s about time.

Train And Treat Your Talent Well

By Aubrey Warren

Richard Branson is often quoted as saying that we should "Train people well enough so they can leave; Treat them well enough so they don’t want to". Like most wisdom, it's simple. At least simple to say. But it's far from simplistic. The real wisdom comes from actually doing it. And if you've been fortunate enough to have the experience of being well trained and well treated you'll know first-hand how sage Branson’s advice is. If you're fortunate enough to have great talent on your team, you’ll know first-hand how valuable it is.

The Eight Values Of An Employer Of Choice

By Dr Tim Baker

Every organisation these days - big or small - wants to become an employer of choice. Many claim they are when in reality few can be considered as such.

Are Your Staff Eager To Work?

By Gayle Lantz

Studies show that approximately two-thirds of employees are not fully engaged at work, and 26% are actively disengaged. But you don't need studies to prove that. Think about the people you know in your own network. How many express frustration, apathy or burnout compared to those who seem to thrive in their work?

Increasing Shareholder Value Through Employee Engagement

By David Brookmire

Companies that aren’t focused on increasing employee engagement within their organisations may experience decreased productivity, profits and shareholder value. While employee engagement is a 'soft' topic for most CEOs, it has the potential to drive EPS and shareholder wealth and, therefore, should be taken seriously by top management.

Engaging High Potential Employees

by Bruce Anderson

Many companies fail to ensure employees are satisfied in their roles and committed to achieving key strategic goals - risking turnover of key players and the inability to meet overall business objectives. It's imperative for organisations to invest in developing employee skills and competencies today to increase productivity and performance that will drive sustainable growth into the future. As a result, employee engagement cannot be neglected.

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