BALANCE AT WORK BLOG

Managing complainers on your team

  Complainers. Whingers. How are you managing this type of employee in your organisation? Characteristics: Non-stop complaining about the company,…

Timely feedback leads to better performance

Many high-performing companies, especially in the startup and tech sectors, are happily dropping the traditional performance review. Instead, they favour…

What’s going to happen when you lift that rock?

Have you ever lifted a rock and found an ants’ nest underneath? How did the ants react? I bet they…

Relate to your boss

Hiring for customer relationship success

Customer relationships are so important — no matter what the role or organisation.  When selecting staff, we may think that…

Project Manager Job Template

Here is Dr Dan Harrison’s explanation for why Harrison Assessments doesn’t have a Project Manager template. One of the most…

5 steps to crafting a business

If you have started a business, chances are part of what got you started and keeps you going is the…

The 5 Apps We Use Daily to Save Time and Money FREE REPORT

hire for culture

How to delegate effectively

Delegation is one of the top three people-management challenges for business owners and managers. The other top challenges are hiring…

time to hire

Using assessments to recruit staff

Assessments are being used more extensively by SMEs for selection, team building and staff development. Here’s a quick rundown on…

Should You Allow Remote Work At Your Company?

This article by David Hassell first appeared on the 15Five leadership blog, reproduced with permission. Balance at Work partners with 15Five in…

What's your story?

What’s your story? #11: Paula Ford

As the next installment in this popular series, I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce you to the latest…

Hiring the wrong person – 5 costs

How much does it cost you to fill a vacant role by hiring someone who’s not right for the job?…

7 Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends for 2016

This article by David Mizne first appeared on the 15Five leadership blog, reproduced with permission. Balance at Work partners with 15Five…