Let Employee Training Maximize Your Return on Investment
Feb21

Let Employee Training Maximize Your Return on Investment

Companies often think in strict terms of profit and loss. One vital component on the road to success and profit is the employee. To fully engage employees, managers must invest in training that not only helps them with their jobs but also lets them learn new skills and adapt to workplace changes. Getting a good return on investment (ROI) regarding employees is a priority, and ongoing training is an excellent way to do it because it...

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The Great Temperature Debate: The High Cost of Inadequate Heating & Ventilation
Feb16

The Great Temperature Debate: The High Cost of Inadequate Heating & Ventilation

The argument takes place in offices up and down the UK every year. While some of us rush to fling open windows, others cling to radiators – the office temperature debate is all too familiar. A recent study, commissioned by Andrews-Sykes has revealed the extent to which a poor office climate can affect our ability to work. The survey, which questioned 2,000 UK office workers about their satisfaction with their current working...

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6 Surprising Ways Kindness Can Boost Your Career
Feb14

6 Surprising Ways Kindness Can Boost Your Career

When it comes to career success and professional aspirations, kindness is easily overlooked in favor of qualities like work ethic, tenacity, and perseverance. Many people falsely believe that being nice will hinder your career. While being overly nice or passive can hold you back in certain situations, genuine kindness plays an integral role in the workplace and can be a valuable tool for your success. The concept of “paying it...

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Injuries in the Workplace: What are your employer’s obligations?
Feb08

Injuries in the Workplace: What are your employer’s obligations?

Injuries in the Workplace… understanding your employer’s obligations. Whatever work you perform in Ireland, your employer has a legal obligation to look out for your safety. It’s not just the environment you work in, or the tools or machinery you work with that need to be safe, there’s a lot more to it. Employers have common law duties Apart from all the safety legislation introduced over the last thirty years or so and...

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8 Steps to Check Perceptions
Feb07

8 Steps to Check Perceptions

Remembering to check your perceptions is incredibly important when interacting with others, especially in the workplace. There are many situations that can quickly turn negative and result in conflict if we fail to check our perceptions in conversations with others. This is especially true when it comes to performance management, feedback, and having difficult conversations with employees (such as underperformance). In this article,...

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Schedule for Success: Tips That Can Benefit Both You and Your Employees
Dec27

Schedule for Success: Tips That Can Benefit Both You and Your Employees

Scheduling is a tricky business that has a huge impact on a business and employees.

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DisruptHR Toronto: Improv & positive reinforcement with Lori Pearlstein [Podcast]
Nov30

DisruptHR Toronto: Improv & positive reinforcement with Lori Pearlstein [Podcast]

Read the podcast transcription here: Bill: Welcome to the HRchat Podcast. I’m your host, Bill Banham. Today we’re joined by Lori Pearlstein. Lori is founder of Playworks, a comedian, actor, and she’s a public speaker. She coaches individuals on job interview skills, public speaking, and confidence building. Lori uses the correlation between cognitive behavioral therapy and improv to help people reach their full...

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Human Mind, Behaviours & The 3 Balloons of Engagement with Ryan Coelho [Podcast]
Nov22

Human Mind, Behaviours & The 3 Balloons of Engagement with Ryan Coelho [Podcast]

Learn about the 3 balloons of engagement – Safety, Freedom & Importance. How do you keep all 3 balloons inflated to support clear, genuine and transparent communication.

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