Does your HR strategy add value to the business?

Download the strategic HR questions to assess how well your strategy aligns with the business strategy. Portfolio HR Director Judith Elliott Growing companies often get caught in the hiring and firing cycle with no resource for an HR Director. “Let’s wait until we are big enough.” The risks are that good […]

How Assertive Are You?

Are you aware of how you appear to other people? Are there some situations (or people) that bring out the worst in you? Are there times when you know that if you had behaved differently you might have achieved a better outcome? This blog will help you identify your personal […]

6 Steps to Manage Survivors After Redundancy

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This guide exposes the mistakes we could make as managers AFTER a round of redundancies and then gives practical advice on how to build up motivation and performance. CONTENT The common mistake managers make The  6 steps – “How To” checklist Other useful resources The common mistakes managers make Keeping […]

Moving Forward During Change

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The “process of transition” and “the change curve” or the change “roller coaster” are all variations of the same model, which are all very useful, but we go one step further in this guide to give practical tips on how help employees through that process of change. CONTENT The  7 […]

The Secrets of Managing Reactions to Change

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This guide exposes the most common mistakes around managing employees during change” and takes you through the different reactions to change and how help people move forward. CONTENT The common mistakes that managers make The strategy for getting it right The “How To” checklist Other useful resources THE COMMON MISTAKES […]

How To Make People Feel More Positive During Change

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This guide explodes the most common mistakes around communication in uncertain times and takes you through the 5  steps of how to be that calm constructive manager that your employees need you to be. CONTENT The common mistakes that managers make The  5 steps “How To” checklist Other useful resources […]

How To Manage People in Uncertain Times

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…The 7 Key Steps It’s difficult when you don’t know how changes might impact on people, or even what the changes might be. What is certain is that in times of change people feel insecure with substantial reason. It’s our job as managers to have a constructive discussion about the […]

How To Be Fair In A Grievance Meeting

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This article explodes the most common mistake around chairing a grievance meeting and takes you through the steps of how to structure the meeting to ensure fairness AND the likelihood of a good end result for all concerned. CONTENT The common mistake that managers make The skills you will need […]

How To Coach To Change Behaviour – 6 great questions to use

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As managers we sometimes have very good employees, with great knowledge and skills, who just rub everyone else up the wrong way; or choose the wrong place or time to say things; or say the wrong things to the wrong people. In this guide we will give you 6  great […]

What Every Manager Ought To Know About Performance Reviews

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In this guide we will expose the common mistakes that managers make and then give you a foolproof agenda for the most constructive discussions at a performance review. No matter where you work, or what type of people you work with, this guide should put to rest the disastrous, old […]