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Why Your Company Should Prioritize Succession Planning

The current workforce landscape is a bit of a managerial challenge for most companies. If you belong to an organization with an uneven labour force, then maybe you can relate. Uneven labour force means that there might be too many people in managerial positions with relatively few people to train, or it could mean having too many new people to train but with ready-to-retire managers. This situation can cause [...]

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: HR|

How to Keep Your Top Talent During Mergers and Acquisitions

Any significant organizational change can affect your talent retention, especially during big movements like mergers and acquisitions. Expect turbulent times and many questions, especially from concerned employees who will naturally want to know how such a move will affect their role, status, and overall security within the company. Ultimately, successfully pulling off a merger or an acquisition comes down to helping your organization embrace change which should include formulating and [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: HR|

Top Reasons Why Employees Choose to Quit Their Jobs

No matter what industry you're in or where you are in the world, employee turnover is a going concern for companies and organizations alike. Whenever an employee decides to leave, the entire organization and the team get affected. Gallup recently conducted a study where they discovered that for an individual employee to be replaced, the business will end up spending anywhere from half to double their annual salary. Let's [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: HR|

How to Properly Deal With Employee Performance Issues

Business success happens due to a variety of factors—you may have reached your quotas, you’ve managed to sign a deal with a huge client, or you’ve adopted automation for better and more profitable practices. All of these boil down to one crucial fact—they’re all thanks to the people involved. In other words, your company is only as good as the people you employ, regardless of business nature. Unfortunately, this [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: HR|

Why Companies Should Invest in Human Resources Specialists

People are a company's greatest resource. Businesses must invest in their employees and provide them with what they need to grow. If they do, people will be more likely to hit business goals, be fulfilled in work, and offer suggestions to bring the company innovations. The HR or human resources department is well-placed to provide employees with opportunities to develop their skills and bring new things to the table. The Role [...]

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: HR|

How to Conduct an HR Skills Gap Analysis – Our Guide

A business will not thrive, let alone survive, without a great product. However, it pays to remember that other crucial elements impact an organization’s success. Human resources need to be top of mind for leaders, as it is the people of an organization that makes it thrive. Companies need to attract and take care of their employees as they are the lifeblood of the company. They make it possible for [...]

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: HR|

4 Strategies to Combat Employee Turnover in Your Workplace

Employees come and go. Businesses experience and struggle with employee turnover at some point. This is an inevitable reality that firms and organizations must face. On top of that, it’s worth noting that the retention crisis will only get worse in the future. This is because the competition for talent is becoming increasingly fiercer. Moreover, millennials—also often dubbed as the job-hopping generation—are comprising a larger part of the workforce. [...]

By |December 4th, 2020|Categories: HR|

HR Advice- 4 Factors That Influence Employee Turnover

When a company does not succeed in engaging, developing and nurturing its employees, employee turnover is likely to occur. The reasons for turnover can vary but the cost will remain the same. It costs organizations between $4,000-$60,000 to replace an employee. This amount varies depending on the annual salary of the role and includes costs such as direct hiring, the hiring managers and HR’s time, productivity loss, overtime, training [...]

By |December 4th, 2020|Categories: HR|

Employers During a Crisis: Employees are your Assets

Leading through change is a learned skill that many of us acquire on the job or while crisis or change occurs. Too often, during these times employees and the Human Resources team, are viewed as a cost function and they are the first groups to be affected. As a senior HR support, I work with management teams in several capacities. One of them is to assist proactively when planning [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: HR|

Terminate with Empathy

Whether you are in a leadership role, or solely an HR role, at some point or another terminating an employee will become your reality. In the early stages of a career, young professionals usually ask themselves questions like, “Will I be able to let someone go?”, “Will I hurt their feelings?”, “How will I handle the situation?”, or “What should I say?”. I have had the unfortunate experience of terminating [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: HR|

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