June 2018

Picture Credit: Waiting Outside Relief Station, Urbana, Ohio, Shahn, Ben, 1938 Although workplace conflicts can often be avoided through correct managerial practices (as mentioned in previous blogs) they are not always preventable, so it is fundamental an employer has the resources and skills to quickly resolve...

Picture Credit: Oscar and Lily smiling while on the phone; Phil Scoville It’s now been just under a month since the new GDPR legislation came into effect and all businesses and organisations should now be following the stricter rules to ensure their compliance. But what about employees...

Picture Credit: My Seat In Office No Windows; Roy HS NG Poor management can have a long-lasting negative effect on a business and ultimately, its profitability. A lack of leadership and managerial skills impacts the workforce and below, we’ve mentioned a few of the most detrimental: Reduced Productivity If...

Picture Credit: City Light Customer Account Operators, 1945, Item 19292, City Light Photographic Negatives (Record Series 1204-01), Seattle Municipal Archives. It’s no secret that investing in the wellbeing of staff and promoting the benefits of a healthy work/life balance are becoming ever more important for businesses...

Picture Credit: Mitchell Lokiec looks over the shoulder of operator chairwoman Ablina Galderisi for a time-motion study, February 8, 1957. https://catherwood.library.cornell.edu/ Performance management is defined as “the systematic process by which an employer works with employees to improve effectiveness in the accomplishment of work objectives or...