Dealing with workplace conflict
Posted on 04/07/2017
It’s only natural that when a group of different personality types are cooped up together for eight hours a day, five days a week, that sooner or later a feud will break out. Even in the best of work environments, there’s no escaping that each individual has their own set of ambitions, principles and opinions, and that they won’t always match up with someone else’s.
How to Keep Employees Motivated over Summer
Posted on 27/06/2017
Summer has arrived, bringing with it that awkward period of time when it can be difficult to keep employees motivated. Staff are in and out of the office jetting off on their jollies; parents are taking time off to look after their little ones; the hot weather sees energy levels dwindle; and you may notice people mysteriously coming down with the flu, food poisoning or the plague as heatwaves strike.
How to handle workplace mistakes
Posted on 23/06/2017
From sending an email to the wrong person to making a mistake that damaged your company’s credibility, we’ve all slipped up at work. It’s part of life, but that doesn’t always make it easier to recover from when you feel as if the whole office is watching.
The Importance of IT at Board Level
Posted on 14/06/2017
There’s no ignoring the fact that technology is playing an ever more vital role in business, but in many organisations IT still isn’t afforded the privilege of representation at board level. Despite technology no longer being a back-room function, IT is often consigned to the lower ranks and considered a supportive role, rather than a leading one that helps in setting out a company’s strategic direction.