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Employee engagement: 5 ways to kill it

Employee engagement is a favourite topic with employers and staff alike. The annual employee engagement survey always has some interesting…

Inbox tips to change your life

Do you come back to an overflowing inbox after holidays and weekends? How does that affect your productivity? Worse still,…

Performance reviews no more? 3 things to consider!

When I first heard of big name companies like Deloitte and Accenture ditching their annual performance reviews, I have to…

NAGCAS launches 2 new awards

Rising Star Award is a new initiative of the NAGCAS Community, sponsored by Balance at Work, that recognises the work…

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…

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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…

workplace training

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…

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…

assessments for recruiting

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…