Human Resources

Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

The reasons to desire a diverse workforce are many. If you are a leader, the last thing you would want is a divided workforce. Leaders should celebrate diverse perspectives and make sure everyone feels a sense of belonging. People do their best work when they feel like they are a valued part of the business – they feel happier and…

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Wellbeing at work

Wellbeing at work

The working world is often stressful. And let’s be honest: we all have days in the office when we don’t feel our best. But what happens when these days turn into weeks, months, or even years, and the stress starts to feel overwhelming? For many of us, work is a major part of our lives. It is where we spend…

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Techniques to achieve effective HR communication

Techniques to achieve effective HR communication

Most companies are very mindful of how they communicate with customers, but when it comes to their own employees, communication with them is not usually as ambitious or carefully planned. This is a mistake because just as communication with customers keeps them engaged and loyal, the same is true for communication with a company’s employees. So, let’s look at how…

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Brief guide to succeeding in the world of remote work

Brief guide to succeeding in the world of remote work

Whether you’re working from home by choice or your employer has instituted a new work-from-home policy, the world of working at home might be new and intimidating to you. Luckily, this guide is here to walk you through every concern – from how to set up the perfect at-home workspace to tips for deftly avoiding distractions. Tip 1: When working…

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Learn how to become an exemplary leader

Learn how to become an exemplary leader

Bookshelves are full of leadership manuals. Yet leadership is an art. Leadership should be in the business of establishing and fostering fair, caring relationships as well as meaningful collaboration among employees. In this modern day and age, leadership skills hold great importance and play an important role in providing opportunities for progress to any person. Everyone tries to establish his/her…

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Make your company more human

Make your company more human

More and more employees are actively disengaged from their jobs, creating a workplace environment that employees enjoy is key to providing fulfilment. One step to making your business more likable by employees may have to do with the human factor and how your employees are treated. Employees hate their job for a number of reasons: Office politics, being lied to,…

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Why effective HR is crucial to success and how to achieve it

Why effective HR is crucial to success and how to achieve it

Are you passionate about human resources? Probably not. In all the areas of business, personnel management is considered the least sexy of roles. This attitude often leads to HR becoming the “forgotten zone”, with managers apathetic about its activities, as long as they’re not too expensive. Yet HR is one of the most important elements in the profitability of a…

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How to cultivate a team of great employees

How to cultivate a team of great employees

Humans have kept gardens for thousands of years. In fact, the invention of agriculture – gardening on a major scale – helped create the first civilizations, so the practice of cultivating plants has long been an integral part our culture. Yet, the skills and know-how we use in growing flowers, vegetables and trees can, with equal effectiveness, be used to…

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Tips and tricks to help you become a more effective leader

Tips and tricks to help you become a more effective leader

How do you get the best out of people? Whether you’re a team leader, manager or parent raising kids, the answer is deceptively simple: praise. That’s about more than merely complimenting folks, however – if you really want to help those around you fulfil their potential, you need to start speaking to their most cherished values and skills. And that’s…

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