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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…

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

Calculating the costs of hiring the wrong person

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…

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What's your story?

What’s your story? #10: Trevor Lloyd

Our latest career path story is from Trevor Lloyd who was recently awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia…

24,000,000 on our island

On Monday night, Australia’s population reached the milestone of 24 million people. That’s double the population when I was ten…

new employees

Please don’t say “I’m only a ….”

In many conversations I’ve heard people – often women – describe themselves in this way. Every time, I cringe because…

What's your story?

What’s your story? #9: Santa Claus

We have a very special guest for our December career story – Santa Claus! What’s your current position and what…

staff morale

5 easy ways to boost staff morale over the holidays

Nothing kills a sale faster than grumpy or disinterested staff. Whatever type of customer-facing business you run, you can’t afford…

employee rewards

5 tips to manage your staff during the holiday rush

For many businesses, including retail and hospitality, the holiday season brings many opportunities. Increased traffic, a higher turnover of stock…