25 ways to recognise your employees without breaking the bank

Employee appreciation goes back to the basic human needs in the workplace and yet, too many companies are wasting time and money on ineffective recognition programmes. Earning a steady pay check only contributes to the first level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, being able to look after one’s basic needs. While working in a safe … Continue reading 25 ways to recognise your employees without breaking the bank

How to kick start your 2019 performance management today

As we’re closing this year, many companies are busy finalising their 2019 planning and are breaking down their objectives into actionable steps. For line managers and employees, it’s also the so often dreaded time of performance reviews. Remove the pain by making small, yet effective changes. Start setting 2019 goals that are actually meaningful for … Continue reading How to kick start your 2019 performance management today

Total rewards philosophy – Have you defined yours?

When was the last time you reviewed your total rewards philosophy? Or does your company belong to the 39% of companies without a formal, written philosophy, identified in World at Work/Aon Hewitt’s report (August 2016)? The total rewards philosophy outlines the organisation’s intent of what and how to reward its employees – the total package. … Continue reading Total rewards philosophy – Have you defined yours?

Where’s your performance management heading to?

With only 3 months left in the year, companies are preparing to close the last quarter on a high note. Managers are also getting ready for the oh so dreaded year-end performance discussions with their employees. Or are they really? Companies like Deloitte and Microsoft have set a new trend towards cutting-edge performance management. The … Continue reading Where’s your performance management heading to?