Category Archives for "Engagement and Talent Development"

People Management Series Part 1: Square Employee, Round Job Role? Round off their Edges with Effective Performance Conversations.

Every manager has, at some time or other, had at least one ‘problem’ employee who simply doesn’t fit (square peg, round hole).  This is someone they inherited, recruited (only to find the employee who shows up to work is not the one they recruited!) or someone who started with a bang and then lost momentum. […]

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Employee Performance: 5 Top Tips for Improvement

The success of a business is hinged upon the performance of its employees. Even with all the other factors of production – land, capital, and enterprise – a business will not produce without labour. The problem with labour is its complexity; it’s human. Although every boss wants his/her employees to always perform highly, few of […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Importance in the Workplace

Emotional intelligence: a person’s ability to monitor both their own and other people’s emotions, differentiate between the various types of emotions, categorise them appropriately, and then use this information as a guide to their behaviour and thinking (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotional_intelligence). In simple terms Emotional Intelligence refers to how you deal with both your emotions and those of […]

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Employee Engagement Consulting Will Bring Your Business Results

Here are some disturbing facts about employee engagement: 88% of employees don’t have passion for their work 80% of senior managers are not passionate about their work 57% of interruptions at work come from either social media tools or switching between applications 86% of businesses and HR leaders believe they don’t have a good leadership […]

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