Can soft skills be taught?

  A positive attitude, a strong work ethic, an innovative mindset, being a team player – are just as important to employers as practical skills and academic background. It is important to have teams of people who have the hard skills to do a job – i.e....

How to create an effective reward strategy for your staff

  In the current challenging trading environment, many firms are asking more and more of their team. As such, having an effective reward strategy has never been more important. COVID-19 has tested every business and challenged all of us to come up with new ways...

Are you a humble manager?

  Various studies have shown that humble managers listen more effectively and inspire good teamwork. At a managerial level, traits associated with humility such as asking for feedback and focusing on employee needs tend to result in higher levels of engagement...

What to do when a key team member leaves

  People move jobs more frequently these days. Here’s what to do when a key team member decides to move on. As talented employees grow and develop in their careers, it is inevitable that some will decide to branch out and move to another firm. Be supportive...

Improving Your Staff Retention

Your staff are the biggest asset to your business. They’re the glue that holds your business together. Hiring your team is just the start of creating your workforce, but their retention and satisfaction are crucial to achieving long-term success. But not every...