Knowing the right interview questions to ask a candidate can be tricky. Interviewing a candidate for the first time can be compared to dating someone for the first time. It’s a time when everyone is trying to put their best foot forward. But what most employers want to know is if a candidate is the…
We’ve all been in a situation where we need to have a challenging conversation – whether it be with a direct report or a colleague. Often the more challenging conversations are around an employee’s behaviour such as swearing, speaking rudely to colleagues or clients etc. Having difficult conversations with an employee or encouraging your employees to…
Christmas is quite often a time where staff choose to use up annual leave they have accrued and make the most of the holiday season with family and friends. Depending on the nature of your business, a labour shortage during this period can cause some problems. Some businesses tend to ‘wind down’ but for others,…
As a small business owner, keeping on top of all the HR tasks can be a challenge. However, salary reviews should never be swept under the carpet.
How can you tell if an employee is thinking about resigning? Knowing what to look out for can help you keep on top of your permanent recruitment needs.
Bullying can create major problems at work. If you don’t know what to do about it as an employer, check out these FAQs to know exactly where you stand.
High staff turnover damages many organisations. Understanding if you have a problem begins with benchmarking, so what should you be striving for?
Leaving a job is a major decision, but one that can completely change your life. If you’re not sure if you should, we’ve got three questions to ask yourself.
Some predictions see humans living to 100 years by the end of this century. So how likely is this and how will it affect the way you manage your staff?
Delegation is essential to successfully building a business. But only one in four entrepreneurs can do it well, so how can you improve?