High Performance Workplaces

HR & Recruiting Tips – 3 Ways You're Missing Out on Better Candidates

A competent workforce is essential to the success of any business. As a human resources professional, the responsibility of finding the best and the brightest falls mostly on you. However, stress, a cumbersome hiring process, and other common factors may lead you to turn away promising job candidates unwittingly. Recruiting new hires is never easy, […] Read more…

10 Ideas for Incentives and Bonuses for Employees

Your employees work hard every day – so don’t they deserve some recognition? When it comes to creating a more engaged workforce, nothing compares to a well-managed incentive and bonus program for employees. Whether your team is small or you have a large number of company divisions spread out across the globe, employees who have […] Read more…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Team-building as a Way to Create Employee Engagement

Managers often refer to employee engagement and team-building as essential elements in retaining high-calibre workers. The advantages and disadvantages of team-building are clear: without a team-building premise, employees may feel adrift and lack necessary supervision; the disadvantages of team-building can make some employees, e.g. entrepreneurial ‘rain-makers,’ feel stifled or tied to the hip of a […] Read more…

5 Myths About Motivating Employees

Most managers, who can hold extensive discussions about strategy, implementation and effective usage of resources will find themselves at their wit’s end, when asked what they’ve done differently to motivate their teams, of late. Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup  in his blog estimates that out of the US’s roughly 100 million full time […] Read more…

Human Resources: How to Avoid a High Turnover Rate

Employees are the backbone of any company, and whether your company’s employees number fewer than ten or into the thousands, your human resources department should strive to reduce turnover. The positive outcomes of a low turnover rate include lower costs, a positive company culture, and employee loyalty. As a human resources professional, you’re especially suited […] Read more…

HR Tips for Boosting Employee Self Esteem

The power of self-esteem is incredible. When a person feels good about him or herself, in the workplace, he or she is more capable of doing a good job on a regular basis. Likewise, if an employee has a low level of self-esteem, that person struggles with nearly any action or task. Though many people […] Read more…

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