Every year companies spend time and money organising off-site team building days to get people pumped up. Ben Thompson, CEO of EI encourages managers to rethink this approach and focus on consistent across the board recognition programs that drive the organisation’s objectives throughout the year – not just on one day.
Too much Christmas cheer could potentially leave employers with a big liability hangover. The EI Group offers employers tips on ensuring employees have fun at Christmas parties while informing them what is appropriate behavior, and what is inappropriate.
Carlton Group’s Power2Motivate (P2M) Australia Pty Ltd, the on-demand software solution that simplifies employee recognition and performance programs has introduced the ROI Dashboard.
The cooler months are known for employee engagement challenges, between the ‘winter blues’ and colds and flus.
Great companies are often regarded as only being as good as their staff, so getting rid of the bad apples, or encouraging them to take a different motivational outlook on work, is crucial for managers.
The commencement of the Fair Work Act (FWA) in 2009 brought with it the expansion of unfair dismissal rights to all employees, regardless of the size of the employer’s workforce. As a result, employers have to ensure that if they are considering dismissing an employee for non-performance, that they have appropriate performance management systems in place. This is just one of the reasons why performance management is back in fashion.
Employers need to constantly
Given the buzz of summer, it’s not surprising that many of us feel at least a bit let down when the season is wrapping up.