'Failure’ is surely too harsh a word. Draw a straight line between failure and success. After their World Cup semi-final loss to the world’s number one team, the USA you’ll surely place England’s magnificent footballing lionesses right next to the ‘success’ end of the spectrum.
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Of course, this is really a trick question. If you choose to upskill, then you’ll still need to recruit to replace the employee you’ve upskilled.
So, a better question would be - A vacancy needs to be filled. Do you recruit or do you upskill-and-recruit?
It’s Monday morning. You have a spring in your step. Your new staff member starts today and you’re sure you’ve made the best choice. The recruitment process went like clockwork, with your recruiter delivering a promising batch of candidates. Each arrived at their interview armed with more-than-adequate qualifications and the right skill-set.
Just a couple of weeks ago it was Mental Health Awareness Week. Much of the British media devoted hours of air time, column inches and cyberspace to this sensitive and difficult issue. A good thing too.
“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” - Doug Conant, CEO of Campbell’s Soup
The modern workplace is a fascinating place. You’ll find people of different characters, different habits, different backgrounds and different beliefs.
"Diversity - the art of thinking independently together" - Malcolm Forbes
Did you see the ‘digger’ video doing the social media rounds just the other day?
Reduce your staff turnover - save costs
With less than a week to go before the Christmas break, our employees’ focus can start to waver.
In our last blog, we discussed the phenomenon known as Queen Bee syndrome.
This is where a woman in a position of authority treats or regards subordinates less fairly, simply because they too are women.