Employees may leave a business for many different reasons; from resignation or the end of a temporary contract, all the way through to under performance or redundancy. Despite the varied range of reasons for employees leaving, it’s important to consider the experience of your exiting employee.
Engaging employees is not just about socialising and participating in team events.
It is about:
• making individuals feel a part of the business,
• valued for the work they produce, and
• developing a good brand.
Get employee engagement wrong and you could face losing your most valuable asset, your employees.
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Akshit Vekariya, who plays for the Hawthorn Cricket Club and is proudly sponsored by Small Business Society has had a solid start to the season. Continue reading “Hawthorn Cricket Club Player Sponsor Update”
A key challenge in organisations today, with the ever changing external environment and the varying pressures that organisations encounter, is leadership.
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When hiring a new employee, it is common practice to include provision for a probation period in the offer of employment. This is an initial period of employment, which offers both the employer and the new employee an opportunity to regularly review and formally discuss the role and its suitability.
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You might be feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of a vacancy in your business due to growth or maybe a resignation. However it is important to invest time in the recruitment and selection process to ensure you are attracting the best people and ultimately hiring the right person. A phone screen interview is an important part of that process.
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There is an art to writing a job advertisement.
You need to be clear about the role that you are hiring for, use language that applicants will understand and provide them with information that will leave them wanting to know more.
The employee induction program is the first real insight that a new employee will have into your business. Make the process engaging, welcoming and informative, and you’ll set you and your new employee up for success.
The program needs to encourage your new employee to imagine themselves in the business, learn about the organisation and connect with other employees. Here are five key items to include.
When things are going well and your business is functioning successfully on a day to day basis, it is easy to expect that things will continue this way. However, regardless of the size of your company, all businesses need to plan for now and the future.
Continue reading “Why human resources planning is never a waste of time”
I have been working in the human resources industry for many years, listening to small business owners struggle with work life balance and not knowing how to manage their workforce.
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