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AIM for a Thriving Planet

AIM for a Thriving Planet

By Chris Nichols, Philippa Hardman, Michael Chaskalson and Helen Sieroda The first article in this series introduced Team Mindfulness using the AIM model and explored...

When to train and not to train your employees?

By Rohit Chandiramani According to the 2017 Training Industry Report, companies in the USA have spent over $90 billion on employee training and development, and...

What New Starters Need to Look Out for During Employee Onboarding

From meeting new colleagues to having a tour of the office, the employee onboarding experience can be an exciting time for new starters. It’s...
WFH

Distractions, Decisions and Domesticity: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of WFH

By Adrian Furnham Whilst the number of teleworkers increased linearly since the beginning of the millennium, it has been the Covid-19 pandemic and the compulsory...

How To Revitalize Office Productivity After The Pandemic

There are several important steps to revitalize office productivity and performance following the COVID-19 pandemic. After over a year of lockdown, traditional work in...
Corporate meeting

Aiming to Nourish the More Human Organisation

By Michael Chaskalson, Helen Sieroda, Chris Nichols and Philippa Hardman The first article in this series examined the importance of Team Mindfulness using the AIM...

UAE vs UK: Why Are Employee Attitudes To Workplace Technology So Different?

HRMS is a type of human resources (HR) software that consolidates various systems and cycles to guarantee the simple management of human resources, business...

Top 6 Trends of Employee Engagement to Increase Productivity

Do you value your employees, and are you interested in innovative ways of employee engagement? If yes, then you are on the right track....
Hiring Great Talent

What Leaders Need to Know About Hiring Great Talent

By Daniel Chait and Jon Stross Great talent propels a company’s success. It sets businesses apart and drives innovation. Yet far too often leaders relegate...
Assessment

People Assessment in the Digital Age

By Adrian Furnham How have technical, social, economic and legal forces influenced the business of people assessment? New technologies used in assessment include smartphone and...
talent management

The Evolving Role of Employee Training in Enterprise Talent Management

The business environment today is challenging, to say the least. Executives have numerous balls in the air and are concentrating hard to make sure...
attracting top talent

Top 5 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

Talent attraction is at the core of any expanding business. It’s crucial to attract the most skilled, like-minded employees to help your business thrive....
Effective Human Resource Management

Employees Matter: Effective Human Resource Management

“The higher the productivity of each employee, the more efficient the activities of the whole company". Is it possible to create a corporate culture that...
Supporting your employees while they work from home

Supporting your employees while they work from home

Since the Government first called on us to stay at home as much as possible, more people than ever are working remotely. While this...
Employee Development

Employee Development – How can organizations help employees grow and develop?

To see how organizations develop their employees, first, we have to understand the definition of employee development. It is the empowerment of employees by...
Team Mindfulness

Team Mindfulness: A Discipline for Performance Beyond Fashion and Fad

By Michael Chaskalson, Helen Sieroda, Chris Nichols and Philippa Hardman Mindfulness – a way of paying attention with an attitude of open-hearted interest to what...
HR Technology

Looking Into the Future: HR Technology for 2021 Cloudy Year

Technological advancements bring us together. It was true in the 19th century with railways’ appearance, and it’s right now when we keep social distancing...
On-the-Job Training

Introducing the Digital Version of Structured On-the-Job Training: Illustrative Case Studies and Reflections on...

By Ronald L. Jacobs Structured on-the-job training (S-OJT), introduced in the late 1980s, aimed to harness the skills and knowledge of an experienced employee in...
personality assessments

How personality assessment can help companies recruit top talent in 2021

By Nicolas Speeckaert The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the jobs market with employers halting or significantly reducing recruitment, as well as...
challenge

Dealing With Challenges In A Management Role

Learn how to overcome certain challenges you need to deal with as you reach a management position in your organization. With Management Comes Great Responsibility As...
pre-employment testing

Benefits of pre-employment testing

During the process of hiring employees, a company needs to understand the person they’re hiring to understand whether they would be suitable well for...
communication

Freedom of Speech in the Corporate World

By Anne OUIMET “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” Toni...
office ergonomics

Is Ergonomic Furniture Worth An Investment For Australian Businesses In 2021?

Ergonomics has long been the topic of heated debate among employees, employers, and even business owners. Why is this so? Why is there so...

Signs your HR department is struggling

It's no secret that HR employees have a huge number of responsibilities on their shoulders. Working in HR is demanding and it takes a...

The Importance of Your Business’s Training and Development Program

Training and development in business are often relegated to new hires and college students. However, this should not be the case. Continuous training can...
Work Environment

4 Workforce Management Tips To Create An Efficient Work Environment

Just like other aspects of running an organization, efficient workforce management is also crucial for the success of the business. Typically, your employees can...

5 Strategies for Working Seamlessly with a Multigenerational Workforce

You often see great age-diversity among employees working in a company or organization. This diverse workforce is also referred to as a multigenerational workforce....
employee loyalty

4 Ways to Increase Employee Loyalty in 2021

Retaining your top talent throughout the years will not only decrease your company’s turnover fees, but it could increase productivity and profitability. However, many...
synergy or conflict

Synergy or Conflict? Lessons for managers on how to successfully adopt AI to augment...

By Jakob Stollberger and David De Cremer Artificial intelligence undeniably offers the potential to improve decision-making, at least in certain contexts. In this article, AI experts Jakob Stollberger...

How HR Managers Can Boost Workforce Morale In The Pandemic Era

Keeping your employees happy should be the top priority because it ensures high productivity and loyalty for your organization. Workforce morale becomes all the...

Tips to Boost Internal Talent Mobility

It is essential to value each member of your team, especially during these difficult times. Finding new skilled members are proving to be difficult...

5 Ways to Improve the Wellbeing of Your Employees in the Workplace

Employees are the backbone of any company. These individuals are the reason that businesses can stay intact. Without help, a business owner would flounder....

Manual transmission: what should your company put in its employee handbook?

Does your company strictly need to produce and distribute an employee handbook? Depending on where your business is based, perhaps not; in the UK,...

How to Find Talented Employees for Your Growing Business

The more ideas you have for your business, the more stringent is the need to have skilled and trustworthy people around you. Talented employees...

8 Reasons Why Your Employees Aren’t Completing Tasks on Time

Lack of productivity is undoubtedly an issue that many businesses face at one point in their life. However, it can be challenging to establish...

What Every Business Should Know When Handling Employee Contributions

When running a business, planning for your employee contributions can make your business competitive in the workforce market and retain employees. Not many companies...

Adapting HR strategies to the COVID landscape

By Nikolas Kairinos Even at the best of times, Human Resources (HR) managers have a difficult job on their hands. In 2019, before the onset...

What areas do employers and staff need to focus on after Covid-19?

The majority of us have spent the past few months adjusting to the ‘new normal’ since the outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve socially distanced, worn...

6 Discussions To Have With Your Employees When Coming Back To Office

By David Kelly The current COVID-19 situation drastically changed the way we perceive a traditional workplace and remote working. Due to government-imposed restrictions and measurements,...

 “Let’s have a chat” Strikes Fear in Workers

TheKnowledgeAcademy.com’s heart rate study reveals the workplace phrase that raises our heart rate most is: “Let’s have a chat”. On average, the phrase “Let’s have...

How To Deal With A Manager Who Is Leaving: Last Attempts To Regain Him/Her

The most important resource of any organization, anywhere in the world, is the people. Also referred to as the employees or the talent, these...

2 Top Tips for Managing New Employees

If you want your business to constantly evolve and grow, you need to hire new employees on a regular basis. Fresh faces will bring...

Select out: Why selection often goes wrong and what to do about it

By Adrian Furnham The process of selecting people, in business as in social relationships, tends to focus on the “good” characteristics we are looking for....

Assault in the Workplace – Understanding the Business Owner’s Liability

Workplace conflicts are an integral aspect of running a business. While seniors may give verbal threats to junior employees, the risk of physical violence...

The New Normal – How Companies Are Adapting to Employees Working from Home

COVID-19 may still be spreading around the globe and disrupting many lives, but in some ways, many of us have come to tolerate the...

Why Is Play Important For A Company’s Work Environment?

By Dr Bruno Roque Cignacco Many companies cannot relate to the concept of “play” in activities performed in their workplaces. On the contrary, in business,...

How long is an Australian police check valid for?

Human resources managers are walking a tightrope when it comes to conducting background checks on prospective employees. On the one hand, they need to...

Does a COVID-19 Infection Constitute a Workplace Accident?

As lockdowns are lifted and as people gradually return to work, there are many fears that need to be quelled in order for people...

A Triangle of Caring: CEO of Pinnacle Hotels USA Barry Lall on Developing a...

Barry Lall is no stranger to managing a business. Starting Pinnacle Hotels USA in  1989 with the acquisition of a humble 12-room motor lodge,...

How to Reduce Business Travel Costs While Still Enjoying the Perks

2020 has been a devastating year for businesses and there are now difficult times ahead with the recession and continued worries about the virus....

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