Sales staff, by their very nature are competitive animals. In many businesses there are external and internal sales teams, with the sales force on the road complemented by the team in the office who follow up leads and expedite the orders.
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We had a conversation in the office last week, the subject of which we think probably crops up fairly regularly amongst people of a certain age who were young(ish) and impressionable in the early 1990’s. The conversation concerned the fundamental question: “What exactly was the point of Bez from the Happy Mondays?”
For those unfamiliar with this 90’s character, Bez was famous for doing nothing other than dancing backwards and forwards and shaking some maracas. He didn't sing a note. He didn't play an instrument. He would bob around on the Happy Mondays' videos with a wild look in his eyes making faces at the camera.
Disciplinary investigations come in all shapes and sizes....
We recently assisted an employer with a disciplinary hearing, in which the deciding factor was the manner in which 3 sheets of A4 paper had been folded. Honestly.
What can HR consultancies offer your business, what services can they offer and how might they be relevant to you? Here are five reasons why you should consider outsourcing to an HR consultancy.
Do you know how to handle a situation where one of your employees has parted acrimoniously with your company? There are a few options available to you if you think you could be facing an employment tribunal.
If I had a pound for every time a Manager said “I’m fed up with Joe Blogs, he’s rubbish; can I sack him?” I’d have a nice little savings pot by now. My response is always the same and offers up a little food for thought.
As Jessica Ennis-Hill starts her bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Athletics remains a prime example of dedication, skill, resilience and practical application, all attributes that apply equally to business. So what can business learn from Athletics?
You are - at any time - only a notice period away from losing any person’s skills and experience from your business. How can you protect your business from the impact of losing an employee?
We are delighted to announce that we have secured financial investment from Northamptonshire County Council (in conjunction with Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership) in the most recent round of INV-ENT funding. The matched funding will support Gravitas HR in creating a new CRM system and developing an online HR management product.
Over the last few years, expressions have gone in and out of fashion at an increasing rate and business has provided us with a rich seam of meaningless, disposable terms. My particular favourite is the sales “pipeline”, possibly the most ambiguous of terms and one sprayed about like confetti.