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Oh no! I think my employee is leaving!! Should I… ask them…?

The office rumour mill is often a source of information steeped in fact. So when you learn that one of your employees is on the lookout for a new job, how do you manage their potential exit? One, [...]

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Employees come and go. That is a given. But do you know why they leave?

The exit interview is an element of the recruitment process that most organisations overlook. Why? Perhaps it’s fear of discovering that your organisation isn’t as wonderful as you thought it [...]

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Is your boss ‘Out of Office’? Manage it!

So your boss is never around when you need them. On the odd occasion it’s not much of a problem, but when it occurs frequently it may not only be highly frustrating, but a barrier to progress! So [...]

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The importance of autonomy in the workplace

As a manager your task is to manage people. Not tasks. This can be difficult as it requires you to cease telling your staff how to do their job and instead establish the strategic direction, [...]

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How to farewell your co-workers

Quitting your job can be daunting, but telling your co-workers that you’re leaving, well that can be just as difficult. And how you choose to undertake this task has the power to set the tone for [...]

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Looking to trade your new job for the old one? Here’s what to do…

You’ve left your old job for greener pastures. It was the right career move for you. Or so you thought. A month has passed, maybe a year, and you find yourself wishing you were again working for [...]

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Job seekers, if you’re lying on your resume, you will get caught!

People often fudge details when telling a story. It’s normal, right? And it is not too much of a stretch for the odd individual to exaggerate their credentials when it comes to presenting a job [...]

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Employers, engage your workforce and succeed beyond expectation!

Last week we discussed the benefits of employee engagement. I challenged all of you to consider how you could improve employee engagement at your workplace. Where did your thoughts take you and [...]

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The value of an engaged workforce

A disengaged workforce can negatively affect turnover, culture and performance. So naturally every manager in the know understands how critical it is to have a team of highly committed workers. [...]

How to stay calm and productive among the chaos

Every employer wants to see their staff arrive at work, fresh and ready to churn out a productive day, where important advancements are made and goals are achieved. It’s understandable. Yet there [...]