As you continue to balance business operations with external forces, consider how you’re going to offer your team a reprieve from the chaos so you can emerge united and refreshed for the new year. In collaboration with Pam MacDonald, an independent HR Specialist.
Going digital can boost collaboration and provide a more flexible workplace that supports the wellbeing and performance of your staff.
However, putting theory into practice requires finesse.
We use some crazy language in our working lives. I’ve often been told over the years that a particular task is ‘not rocket science’. I dare suggest that these days rocket science is not much of a mystery, but the phrase is still common. What someone is really saying to you of course is that […]
By shifting focus to the people behind your business, you open up the possibilities of greater diversity and inclusion, allowing you to support and embrace the vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Both you and your employees have experienced a lot of change and uncertainty this year, but one thing remains the same: your responsibility to support your people. People are struggling. Job security is precarious. And changing restrictions make the future seem unclear. Your employees might be enduring a whirlwind of emotions, but by putting their […]
If you have had to introduce working from home procedures this year to your business, you are now also potentially facing the next hurdle: performance management. With the change to remote working needing to be uncomfortably quick, working-from-home arrangements are unchartered territory for the majority of businesses accustomed to working face-to-face. As the business owner […]
So, you need a new finance system. Or perhaps it’s time to implement a more sophisticated HR or CRM software? Maybe you are looking to transition your entire business to the cloud? As a business owner, you are always looking to take your business to the next level and champion growth. And in an age […]
Business owners and their teams often fear change. Change can be a shock to the system in the way it disrupts processes, displaces people and shakes up comfortable structures. As you navigate an era of unprecedented technological and social upheaval, you need to make confident decisions to see your business successfully through to the other […]
We’ve been through a lot of change recently due to the pandemic. Most of us have changed quickly to comply with the various safety interventions. However we now need to change again to re-enter our work environments or the workforce more generally. This change may be just as hard, if not harder, than before. Manage this transition carefully.