HR – Taking a rightful place at the Boardroom table?

According to Harvard Business Review, HR Leaders have the opportunity to assume a more strategic role in 2021, in the same way Finance leaders expanded their influence following the 2008 financial crisis. HR leaders have more than demonstrated their importance in the last 12 months. All the signs are that they will now have a […]

What is employee engagement and why is it important?

When the term was first coined, Employee Engagement made a lot of sense. A short, snappy (and alliterative) way to describe the idea of how emotionally connected staff are to the company’s goals and vision. Overused by HR professionals and marketers alike, it’s easy to pass it off as a wishy washy, almost meaningless catchall. […]

7 Tips for providing training on a budget

Companies who provide relevant training enjoy increased employee engagement, improved retention and higher productivity. Training decreases the overall need for management, reduces absence and boosts bottom-line profitability. Employees with access to training make fewer mistakes and feel more valued – leading to an increase in confidence and loyalty. In summary, providing training is almost always […]