Considerations Of Short Term Business Travel by humanresourcesglobal

Considerations Of Short Term Business Travel

Congrats! You’ve done a major systemic overhaul, and you need to make sure all of your offices are on the same page. To help with this large outreach, the company has decided to send a few employees to help communicate and train other offices on these changes. It’s as easy as booking a plane ticket and sending them on their way, right? Not so fast. There are a whole host of things to be considered Read more…

Should You Allow Romantic Relationships In The Workplace by humanresourcesglobal

Should You Allow Romantic Relationships In The Workplace

We’ve all heard those stories: woman meets man at the workplace watercooler, man asks woman out, they get married and it’s happily ever after. I’m right there with you, “awww”-ing along. Those stories are heart-warming and are as cute as they get, however, they can also cause heartburn for HR professionals.  Romance in the workplace is great when it works out, however, what about the times they do not? It’s not unusual for office romances Read more…

What Is The Modern Workplace?

What Is The Modern Workplace?

Workforces are not what they looked like 15 or even 10 years ago. Many employees now work remotely from their homes, co-working spaces and even coffee shops.  Others operate from multiple offices over several cities.  Co-workers are frequently located in different cities or even countries.  These distributed teams are forcing us to update our way of thinking about communication and collaboration within the modern workplace. What is the modern workplace? The modern workplace is a Read more…

Be A Leader

Be A Leader In A Global Workforce

It’s very obvious that the way we work today is very different from 50, or even 30 years ago. Honestly, it feels like we can even narrow that down to 10 or 15 years ago, as well.  Technology has changed the way we work, and in many ways, it’s for the better. Where you work, and with whom, has now expanded beyond what we could have imagined. If you’re sitting in an office, only working Read more…

Harness Your Stress by humanresourcesglobal

Harness Your Stress to Improve Your Leadership

A small amount of stress can focus you and push you to perform at your highest and improve your leadership.  But if you let it get out of control, you risk burnout and serious health issues. While we know this intellectually, it is harder for us to manage our stress effectively. Finding the middle ground, a state where you can utilise stress to encourage your mental sharpness but not wear out the body and mind Read more…

Why Leaders Need To Sleep by humanresourcesglobal

Why Leaders Need Sleep To Succeed

You may already know that sleep is key to your productivity.  It is impossible to remain focused and, on your game, when you have had just one night of restless sleep.  But research is also showing it is essential for leaders to perform. It is well published that sleep can help maximise employee effectiveness.  However, it has been shown that team leaders lack of sleep can diminish perceived charisma in the eyes of their employees Read more…

Manage Overseas Postings

How To Manage Overseas Postings

The scarcity of qualified managers and specialise workers within an organisation has become a significant constraint of the speed at which multinational companies can expand their market and sales. Global companies now recognise that their human resources and intellectual investment is as significant as their financial assets when building a sustainable competitive edge.  This means it is more important than ever to get the right people into the right job. Companies new to the global Read more…

Wellness Program

Design And Establish A Workplace Wellness Program

Constructing and implementing an employee wellness program is an essential step in improving the health and productivity of employees.  Wellness programs can benefit the employer by:- Decreasing absenteeism Achieving higher employee productivity Reducing workers compensation and disability-related costs Decreasing injuries Enhancing employee morale and loyalty. Because of the importance of employee health, employers should consider implementing a well-designed wellness program that benefits both employee’s health and the employer’s bottom line. Following is a general summary Read more…

Digital Innovation by humanresourcesglobal

Top Leadership Skills To Drive Digital Innovation

Leading through digital innovation is tough.  Implementing change in the way an organisation works digitally, across generations, with people who have different preferences for communication and levels of adaptation to change is a hard gig. Here are some top skills you will need to lead an effective digital innovation within your organisation. Digital Literacy This is the ability to find, evaluate, utilise, share, and create content using information technologies and the internet.  It requires technical, Read more…

Company Party With Alcohol

How You Can Guarantee A Fun -Safe- Company Party With Alcohol

Whether it’s the annual Holiday party in December or an anniversary gathering under a summer tent, company parties can be really fun. It’s a chance for people to let their hair down a bit and get to know each other in a more casual setting. Plus, the addition of spouses or families help people let their guard down, and make it easier to discuss topics other than what’s currently pressing at work for the moment. Read more…

Employee Retention

Employee Retention Strategies

Replacing employees is expensive, time-consuming and frustrating – regardless of the business size or industry.  While there is no exact way to fight employee turnover, there are some definitive retention strategies that will help you keep your top performers. Find out why they are leaving Details matter when it comes to retention. If more than one person is quitting, you need to act fast – especially if they are your top performers.  Once you find Read more…

Skills Leaders Need To Kill Stress In A Crisis

4 Skills Leaders Need To Kill Stress In A Crisis

We all develop stress in our working lives.  Some more than others. And it is amplified during a crisis. But when you are the one leading an organisation or team, you need to be able to deal with stress during a crisis.  Not just shove it down and ignore it.  It is essential leaders develop techniques that will carry them through crisis.  Especially if the calamity lasts for months. There are specific occupations that deal Read more…