With the evenings getting darker and summer holidays now a distant memory, now is the time to ramp up your business and staff, preventing a slump and encouraging retention, warns LinkedIn.
John Stapleton, the co-founder of New Covent Garden Soup who now invests in and advises growth companies, reveals how he got into business and what he’s learned in his 20+ years of being an entrepreneur.
The issue of productivity and motivation isn’t a new one. But companies are starting to realise methods used to engage and retain baby boomers won’t work as well on Millennials.
We recently interviewed 40 employers in the hospitality and tourism sector to see how they were increasing the productivity and performance of their businesses in order to remain competitive at a time of political and economic uncertainty.
Your people are one of the most powerful forces available to you in realising your goals and ambitions, and the way you culturally think about your people strategy – and how you keep them engaged – is critical to your commercial and business success.
It’s time to acknowledge that while we work longer hours, a distraction epidemic is spreading across Britain, making it harder for staff to refocus.
Jan Cavelle draws a line under the demise of her failing business by touching on how moving away from that toxic environment has been a breath of fresh air.
Ormsby Street CEO Martin Campbell has taken a new approach to employee performance, looking at an individual inside and outside work – getting them to set personal goals.
Whether it’s a pay rise, bonus or profit share, when you think “employee reward”, money is often the first thing that comes to mind.
In business, culture is your competitive edge, giving you the context you need as a leader to align purpose and values to create a winning team. So it’s suffice to say it’s caused many sleepless nights for bosses.
It goes without saying that success often comes under great leadership. From the world of sport, to startup businesses, good bosses are able to drive their teams forward in the most effective way. But are there specific traits workers look for in a leader?
Amid an ongoing discussion about robots replacing human jobs, employers must remember that a happy workforce is a productive workforce.