To get the best out of your employees try our staff section, its overflowing with ideas on how to get more out of your team.
Avoid Staff Burnout by Managing Team Stress
Burnout can be an issue for many employees and business owners, it can often be hard to spot but the damage it does to your business can be quite severe. Research suggests there are five phases of burnout which staff experience.
Five Ways to Boost Employee Morale
Nothing brings down the atmosphere of a workplace more than diminished employee morale. Fortunately, it’s not hard to keep morale high – you just need to recognise your employees with appreciation and rewards.
Simple effective bonuses to reward staff in your business
Bonuses can be a great motivation tool, even for employees of the smallest business. They can also be a waste of money. How they are planned and administered makes all the difference.
How to employ the right person for your business
Your small business is growing, the market has a need for the product or service you are selling, and you are bringing in employees to expand your business. What could possibly go wrong? The answer is, a lot, if you do not hire the right person.
6 Steps to Running a Planning Meeting
An effective planning session takes advantage of the strengths and expertise of people from your entire organization and gives your staff a stake in the future direction of your company. Facilitating this kind of session requires you to set clear ground rules and motivate all participants to contribute.
Are staff appraisals important?
Do you consider staff appraisals important? Is it the job that gets pushed to the side as there are way too many other more important tasks needing your attention. In a busy working environment of meeting deadlines and balancing workloads perhaps the most overlooked benefit to staff...
How Do I Become an Employer of Choice?
How do you become the employer that everyone wants to work for? Employees now expect a lot more from employers – it’s no longer ‘just a job’. But can they be fussy in hard times?
Staff and Pets Both Need Training
So you already get the link, don’t you? It is a fact that the average business owner spends more time training their pet, be it a dog, a cat or even a Guinea pig than they do their staff.
Motivation Is About More Than Just Money
Having the very special skill of being able to motivate and inspire your employees will have significant effects on your business; amongst other things, productivity will increase which in turn improves profitability.
Bring Out the Best in Your Staff
Motivating employees is one of the greatest challenges that a business owner experiences, here are a few tips that you may find useful. Firstly, be sure you’re setting a good example of cheerfulness and don’t let your own moods distract employees from their work.