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Proven Strategies to Increase Employee Productivity

Top businesses like Google have playgrounds on premises, massive canteens where employees can take advantage of free meals, and even on-site shower facilities to keep employees fresh. However, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to increase productivity, you just need to make some effort. Running a business isn’t about treating your employees […]

Recruiting Your First Employee: What You Need To Know

Hiring your very first staff member is an exciting time within your business. It shows that you’re ready to start taking the next steps and a to embark on a new chapter within your company. We feel it’s important to establish some key steps to ensure you are 100% ready to start looking at employment, […]

Better Ways to Appreciate Your Employees

For consumers, cash is certainly king, but in the workplace, something else is in charge: appreciation. There are several studies that show monetary rewards being ineffective motivators for workplace performance. One significant reason for this is the long-term effect of external motivators, like cash. If you offer cash as a reward, then over time, your […]

Working internationally: 7 top tips for sending an employee overseas

With the increasing globalisation of businesses, there may come a time when you will need to send one of your employees abroad. Whether it’s a short visit or a longer business trip, you will still need to ensure that you are doing everything you possibly can to keep them protected while they are overseas. It’s […]

Four ways an education makes for a great employee

Four ways an education makes for a great employee Whether you’re a small business looking for the perfect candidate to slip into a role in your office, or are a fresh-faced graduate looking to enter the workplace, it can really pay to recognise the benefits of an education. Employers should be able to recognise key […]

Employee Engagement: Warning Signs to Watch Out For & Facts to Know

We tend to think of the interview process as a one-way street, with the company testing to see if the candidate is a good fit. In reality, the interview process lets job seekers feel out their potential working environment and make sure they’ll be happy in the role. This job satisfaction leads to employee engagement, […]

7 Tips for Hiring a New Employee

Executing a poor hiring decision can be stressful, counter-productive and ultimately affect your company’s bottom line. So how can you ensure you hire the right person for the job? 1 Look for commitment  Loyal employees will grow with your business and constantly strive to achieve their best in the workplace. Check CVs for past role […]

Social Media and the Recruitment Process

Social media in the workplace is becoming an increasingly powerful tool, not just for PR and marketing, but also for recruitment. More and more people are embracing social media as a way to connect with prospective employers as well as reaching out to a candidate, which isn’t surprising, as more than one billion people today […]

Employee Time and Talent Wasted By Systematic Inefficiencies

How much of your time and talent is wasted at work due to systemic inefficiencies?   We imagine it’s something that most people wonder on a regular basis but have little or no control over. Access Group has recently released a report which apparently sheds some light on the scale of the problem within British […]

5 Things Employees Should Never Do on Facebook

As much as you may want to keep your professional life and personal life as separate as possible, the rise of the internet, and particularly the popularisation of social media, has made this goal more difficult than ever to achieve. You should never fall into the trap of thinking that your online self, and ‘real […]

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