Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now the new Google+ seem to be the hot topic on everyone’s lips, from tweens to top business owners and businesses. Social networking provides an unmitigated smorgasbord of social interaction, though is it something that should be taken so lightly as just social interaction?

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People spend a lot of time wondering what it is that motivates their staff and colleagues. It can be quite simple to find out: just ask them.This can be done in a number of ways:

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It’s a new year, and already time seems to be escaping us. Getting back into our hectic working lives can be a struggle after a generous helping of holidays and setting goals in the workplace can make for a “big bang” start to the year.

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We all know a positive work place creates higher staff motivation and morale, which in turn, leads to greater productivity and output. We all know that a positive work place leads to happier staff, which then increases employee retention which can help reduce turnover costs.

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Campaigning for a Job

24 May 2013

Campaigning for a job, though different to campaigning for an electoral position, is similar in some ways! In both instances you have to be proactive and put yourself out there so that you can be identified, analysed and decided upon.

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A good politician can be a great role model for someone applying for a job, although they can be somewhat distrustful with the words that come out of their mouths, their actions can be fruitful! To impress your interviewer, you need to adopt a similar mindset. Below are some tips on becoming the Candidate of Choice.

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We have all been through interviews where we have been asked those tricky questions that make you stumble over your words and make you feel like you are talking in circles just to fill in time. Below are some tips to help you work through tricky interview questions in a logical manner.

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Not only do you personally, as an employer want to appeal to the candidate as a great boss, your organisation needs to provide additional benefits, so you are seen as an ‘employer of choice’, which will entice people to work for your organisation. Below are some tips on how to create a positive organisation and workplace.

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Conducting interviews with prospective candidates for a position can be a daunting task. Whether it is an interview following screening by a recruitment company or a full recruitment exercise run by yourorganisation, it is imperative that you are adequately prepared to find out the most relevant information from your candidates.

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Effective change management is an integral part of a business’s make up in this fast-paced and dynamic age of advancement. This advancement is in all aspects of business and can be related to the specific human resources as well as technological and environmental aspects of a business.

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Employee Assistance Program’s (EAP’s) are an innovative and useful tool in establishing a supportive network for yourself and your staff.

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To understand the benefits an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can have for you and your staff, you must first understand what an EAP is.

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We often hear people in business say, “our people are our greatest asset!” However, many businesses in our community and its leaders, fail to take the management of their people seriously.

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