Performance Management

How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

Whether out of a desire to retain employees or concern for the welfare of your employees, there’s a lot that companies can do to support new parents. Giving birth, or partnering with someone who has, not only takes a physical and mental toll. It’s also expensive,...

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Give Continuous Real Time Feedback

Give Continuous Real Time Feedback

Continuous Real Time Feedback (RTF) is the new trend in performance feedback in the workplace and it can improve everything from productivity to employee happiness to leadership strength. The idea of the annual performance review has been questioned for years. It’s...

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How To Give Effective, Constructive Feedback

How To Give Effective, Constructive Feedback

Giving feedback can be uncomfortable. Still, it’s a crucial skill to develop as a leader. Very few people have a natural, well-balanced approach to giving feedback. Generally, you either struggle to give feedback meaningfully because you’re a direct, no-nonsense...

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The Great Resignation and How to Recover

The Great Resignation and How to Recover

Resignation rates among mid-career employees between the ages of 30 and 45 rose 20% over the course of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. The Great Resignation is taking its toll on businesses all over the world. We all know: it costs far more to hire a new employee than...

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How People Analytics Can Improve Your Business Results

How People Analytics Can Improve Your Business Results

Data has been essential to corporate decision-making for decades. In fact, it’s widely acknowledged to be essential by corporate leaders. 70% of companies say they believe people analytics is an important part of decision-making. So why do only 29% of HR...

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New Productivity in the New Hybrid Work Week

New Productivity in the New Hybrid Work Week

How confident are you in your employee’s productivity when they work from home? One year into the pandemic, Harvard Business Review found that 40% of supervisors and managers felt low confidence in their ability to manage remote workers. Additionally, 36% expressed...

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Bring the Outdoors Indoors for Better Workplace Health

Bring the Outdoors Indoors for Better Workplace Health

Rosalyn Cama, president of Cama Inc., an interior design firm, used to run an informal poll when she went to conferences. She would ask hundreds of designers to recall a time when they were extremely stressed. She then asked them where they would like to go if they...

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3 Keys to Empowering Your Employees’ Personal Development

3 Keys to Empowering Your Employees’ Personal Development

You want your employees to grow. Your employees want to grow. But what’s the best way to encourage personal development? If you’ve ever implemented personal development plans and been unhappy with the results, it could be because of one important factor. Personal...

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Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Are leadership programmes producing good leaders? If you’re shipping your potential leaders to an off-campus leadership seminar, chances are you’re not getting the results you’d like to. Many leadership courses and trainings focus on a proprietary “method” or system....

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What is Happiness in the Workplace?

What is Happiness in the Workplace?

In his book, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor states that recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that happiness fuels success, not the other way round. In fact, he suggests that companies that focus on employee happiness could see a 30%...

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Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Are your employees silent whenever you invite them to contribute ideas? Ever wonder if there might be a hidden goldmine of talent if only they would stand up and speak? The problem could be the effects of unconscious bias in the workplace. Unconscious bias is the...

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Simplify HR to empower your leaders

Simplify HR to empower your leaders

Economic recovery in the UAE is looking strong. A recent report showed that consumer confidence in Dubai is at an all-time high in the second quarter of 2021. Businesses in the area have risen to the challenge of transforming in a world of constant change. Yet many HR...

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