Managing stress in your workplace

Managing stress in your workplace
Is there stress in your workplace??
A major issue that has become prominent within organisations around Australia and the world is workplace stress.Stress affects everyone at some stage of their lives and everyone reacts differently to it.People can experience stress when they are unable to cope with the pressures or demands upon them. Stress isn't a disease but if stress is excessive and goes on for a long period of time, it can lead to mental and physical ill health.
Posted in: HR Workplace stress  

Staff retention - What makes an employee want to leave

  A major issue that has become prominent in human resource departments is staff retention. Research shows that retention is still a top Human Resource priority. Staff retention seems to have a slightly different meaning to different people but it all comes down to one point keeping staff. What can employers do to keep their staff??? Off course it will depend on the size of the organisation and its budget as to what an employer can provide to help retain its employees. Below are s...
Posted in: HR Small Business Culture Staff retention  

Choosing a Recruitment Partner

Choosing a Recruitment Partner
Recently a situation was bought to my attention which reminded me of the importance of choosing the right recruitment partner for your business and project. We were in the process of assisting a candidate secure a new role. We had discussed with her various client companies who operated within her desired target market, and discussed in details her ideal next role and longer term career aspirations. After our discussions we had come up with a shortlist of three local organisations who were...
Posted in: Recruitment  

Recruitment and Social Media

Recruitment and Social Media
Social media seems to be re engineering the way we work across all areas of business. Whilst it has most heavily impacted on our marketing, sales and branding processes, it has for many businesses become a method of sourcing referrals for suppliers, listing products, linking with associates and forming strategic alliances. So how can social media help you recruit staff for your business and is it a good tool to use?
There are 3 keys ways Social Media can play a part in our recruitme...
Posted in: Recruitment Social media  

Avoiding Common Recruitment Traps

Is it possible that a successful recruitment project can come about less because of your exceptional planning and structures, and more because you knew where the traps were and most importantly how to avoid them? Here are some of the most common traps employers fall into when recruiting staff- and my tips on how to avoid them!
The 'anyone is better than nothing' trap
When you need to hire a new staff member you typically don't have time on your side. So you are ei...
Posted in: Recruitment  

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