Employee Relations

Company Culture: What Is It and How Can You Nurture It?

There is something of a revolution happening in employment at the moment, as UK workers resign from their positions in unanticipated numbers. A combination of factors has been pinpointed in the now-dubbed “Great Resignation,” but one rises above all others as a significant driver: company culture. The following suggestions require a level of investment on the behalf of the … [Read more...]

How to Communicate Effectively With Your Staff

Are your relations with your employees all that they need to be? Are you able to communicate effectively with your workers on a day to day basis? If the answer is less than an absolute yes, you need to take action. Even the most seasoned business owner can benefit from learning modern office communication techniques. Always State Your Needs as Clearly as Possible It will be … [Read more...]

Secrets to Effective Employee Engagement

If efforts at impacting employee engagement in your organization have been a bust, you’re not alone.  Over the last two decades, most organizations have launched employee engagement initiatives or programs at their worksites that have had minimal success in improving employee engagement.  What those efforts focused on depended primarily upon how the organization measured the … [Read more...]

An Employee’s Guide to Understanding Your Rights and Entitlements

As an employee, it is important to know your workplace rights and entitlements when it comes to matters concerning pay, conditions, health and safety, and workplace bullying. Thankfully, all employees enjoy extensive workplace privileges under Australian law, such as legal protection and unfair dismissal. To better understand what your rights as an employee are, we have put … [Read more...]

10 Ways Smart Businesses Can Get the Most out of Their Employees

A business’s employees are its lifeblood. Without excellent, motivated and passionate employees, a business will struggle to find success and profitability. There are many ways that a company can help empower their employees to achieve their best. It is also important to remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to helping employees succeed. You may need to … [Read more...]

3 Things Employers Should Never Do

There are both ethical and legal limitations to how an employer may treat their employees. Direct, indirect, and implied interactions are all actions subject to those limitations. Now, the exact legal specifics will vary depending on the concerned state but, today, we are going to discuss three specific actions no employer in the United States is allowed to take while … [Read more...]

What Is Gender Discrimination against Women at Work?

In the US, gender discrimination is prohibited under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although this law gives nationwide protections for employees and job applicants, discrimination on the basis of gender is still a problem in modern workplaces. It disproportionately impacts women of color and transgender women. Gender discrimination is a form of discrimination in which somebody … [Read more...]

4 Additions to Your Company Culture You Should Consider

46% of job seekers cite company culture as a crucial factor when deciding to apply for a job. And a shocking 15% turned down a lucrative job offer because they didn't like the company culture. These statistics paint a picture that's hard to ignore. A significant percentage of employees place high importance on working in a company that has good company culture and knows how … [Read more...]