Five Ways to Create a Perfect Workplace and Boost Employee Productivity

Five Ways to Create a Perfect Workplace and Boost Employee Productivity

The happiness of your workers can make or break a workplace. Therefore, in order for an organisation to thrive and be more productive, it is essential to take the time to develop your employees. This is because research has shown that employers have the biggest influence on the happiness, productivity and morale of their staff.

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Maintaining dignity and self-esteem in the workplace is hugely important for employees. However, sometimes progressing smoothly and with self-respect in your chosen career is not always as easy as you might think. There can be many pitfalls and obstacles along the way; and this is why both retaining and improving your self-esteem and dignity is so high on the agenda for many employees.

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.

How to Keep Your Team Motivated

How to Keep Your Team Motivated

Keeping your employees happy and motivated isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Achieving and maintaining a well-motivated and efficient team can be a tricky operation: especially these days, as managers juggle the realities of a difficult and ever-changing economy with the needs of their staff.

Make the Most of Your High-Performing Talent

Make the Most of Your High-Performing Talent

Talent management is crucial for the success of your business.

So how can you apply the best talent management processes to your company - and make the most of your high-performing talent? The international SAP Success Factors HR Software Group recommends implementing a strategic talent management plan that enables organisations to become ‘proactive’ rather than ‘reactive’.

As part of the plan, leaders are encouraged to identify the most important skills for their employees: concentrating mainly on key developmental areas.

Continuous Performance Management Drives Organisational Change

Continuous Performance Management Drives Organisational Change

Annual Performance Reviews have long been an integral part of Human Resource operations. However, many of today’s organisations are now ditching the Annual Performance Reviews in favour of Continuous Performance Management (CPM). This is because CPM is regarded as more effective by many organisations as it allows them to assess employee performance on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent – Some Tips

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent – Some Tips

At a time when the bottom line is becoming top priority - the importance of both attracting and retaining top talent cannot be overstated. And research has shown one of the best ways to do this is to ensure your organisation’s leaders are performing at their peak, and with optimum efficiency.

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Dealing with excessive heat is a fact of life for many workers – especially in Western Australia where hot workplaces are commonplace. And with summer approaching, it is even more important workers are aware of the pitfalls of working in hot conditions.

Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Good Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) procedures are a vital component of any workplace. If carried out incorrectly, this practice can be fraught with danger and possible hazards. Many workers are injured and killed each year while working in confined spaces with incredibly, an estimated 60 per cent of these fatalities occurring among the would-be rescuers!

A confined space can be more hazardous than regular work spaces for many reasons.

Slips & Trips: A Checklist To Minimise The Risk

Slips & Trips: A Checklist To Minimise The Risk

“Slips and trips”, it doesn’t sound ominous or dangerous, but don’t be fooled. Slips and trips account for ~20% of all lost time injuries every year. They can result in serious injuries and lengthy periods of time off work. Injuries to feet and ankles, which can prevent you from driving and walking or being on your feet at all, have a considerable impact on your home life as well as work.