Taming Time Management

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The clock is ticking. The deadline is getting alarmingly closer. You can feel your heart pounding heavily in your chest. You think of all the things to do and all the timelines to meet. The phone rings and you reach across the desk when suddenly your arm touches your coffee cup and the whole cup spills. Now you look at the results in total dismay. You have to start all over again.  Sounds familiar? You’re lucky if it doesn’t. So ...

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Recruitment is not an Amateur Sport

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Building a team, be it a business team or a sports team, requires the ability to select players who have the qualifications AND fit with the rest of the team AND want to be a part of it.  Yet, so many organisations do not apply an objective process to recruitment and then wonder why their new hires don’t “work out”. 

Recruitment is the 1st step to the employment relationship.  The word relationship implies a 2 way street: both the employer and ...

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Do Employee Problems Cloud Your Day?

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If employee issues distract you from your organization’s goals, then your Human Resources (“HR”) practices are working against you.

Sound basic HR practices are essential to effective employment relationships and are so powerful when applied consistently and well that most companies don’t need anything else.

Basic HR practices are also not complicated or expensive:

¨       Written employment policies. “Game Rules” of the employment relationship.

¨       Established compensation and benefits practices promote fairness.

¨       Proper recruitment processes to ...

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