In this edition of Shin(e)-news
we look at the business benefits of an engaged workforce; how to figure out the Top 3 Things you could do differently that matter to your people (at home & work!) and some ERA outcomes on trial periods.
On the back of the workplace bullying blogs i've been posting, I've been asked by people to develop a list of the types of bullying behaviours to look out for. Click here
to read the handout. Do remember, as I suggested in this blog post
, not everybody who demonstrates these behaviours may be consciously bullying. It's important to make the distinction before deciding how best to proceed.
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Changing behaviours - What will you do differently?
New Year - usually a time for personal goal setting and what you need to do differently to meet those goals. A starting point is to understand how others see you. What do the people around you need from you?... as a leader, manager, partner, parent? Time to find out. Read more
Engaging your people for success
The business case for a focus on employee engagement is compelling and, importantly, achievable : 94% of the world’s most admired companies believe that their efforts to engage their employees have created a competitive advantage (Hay). As well as performance and productivity, employee engagement impacts positively on levels of absenteeism, on retention, on levels of innovation, on customer service, on positive outcomes in public services and on staff advocacy of their organisations. Read more
Trial Periods v. Work Tests
What is the difference between a trial period and a work test? Two recent ERA cases highlight that employers are still confused by the application of trial periods and are unsure about how to use a pre-employment work test. Read on
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Performance Management techiques that work
Should Kiwi CEO's follow Marissa Mayer's move?
Richard Branson - Top 6 Ways to Screw Meetings
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