Hired the wrong person? This is the true cost of a bad hire

Posted on: 28 January 2016

Many business owners biggest nightmare, and with good cause, is to have hired the wrong person for the job. Not only is this time-consuming but the pain inflicted on team morale, not to mention your budget sheet, can be high.

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Your 4 biggest recruitment challenges - solved

Posted on: 26 January 2016

Since your people are your most valuable asset, especially considering that your company can become even more successful and profitable with a team of motivated and engaged employees

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10 powerful questions to make your meetings more effective

Posted on: 25 January 2016

Meetings, and especially one-on-one meetings, have the habit of being ineffective. People talking about their weekends instead of the work at hand, doing most of the talking instead of actively listening to what is being sent, allowing interruptions,  all add up to unproductive meetings. 

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Stop making these 8 common management mistakes

Posted on: 25 January 2016

Being able to manage your people to success is key to making your business more profitable and a place where employees want to stay on.

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3 secrets to retaining and motivating great employees

Posted on: 25 January 2016

In a dynamic business where you’ve got a million things on the go at once, how do you make sure you are doing your best at retaining and motivating great employees?

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Recruit like a pro - Greg Allnutt shares his best recruitment advice

Posted on: 25 January 2016

Greg Allnutt, Business Strategist for Advisory Works, shares his best advice for recruiting well.

“Recruit slow, fire fast” being one of his nuggets shared.

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Are you managing your managers well? [Checklist]

Posted on: 21 January 2016

Research shows that investing in leadership does, in fact, improve business results; exemplary leaders improve employee engagement1 (which in turn, will drive your results).

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CEO leadership lessons: learnings from 2015 and the Challenges ahead in 2016

Posted on: 20 January 2016

By Kendall Langston, Chief Executive of Advisory Works.

In December 2015 I went out to a wide network of CEO’s and asked the same two questions I have asked in 2013 (Link to the 2013 results here) & 2014 (Link to the 2014 results here).

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3 ways to spot bad management

Posted on: 19 January 2016

As the old saying goes, “employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers.”

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6 leadership tactics to turn a B-team into an A-team

Posted on: 14 January 2016

Cheesy headlines apart, it is undeniable that having what is considered an “A-Team” is what leaders strive for.

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5 ways to create a company culture to retain your employees

Posted on: 12 January 2016

Attitude is key. A positive company culture is a critical part of creating a successful organisation, improving employee engagement and basically keeping your employees retained for longer.

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