It’s a new year and most organisations have set their annual goals and divisions have cascaded down the goals. Over the years, line managers have become more aware how to create engaging goals for their team. At the same time, employees have become more outspoken about wanting meaningful projects and aligning roles with their values. … Continue reading Your employees want your attention
The new year is soon upon us. With that, individuals often create their New Year’s resolutions and organisations start their goal setting process. Applying the SMART approach to defining goals is nowadays standard. Still, we see employees working towards these objectives like a check box activities. Could purpose-driven goals make a difference?
For decades, rewards programmes in the Middle East were relatively straightforward. Salary packages consisted of basic salary, housing allowance and transportation allowance. Many organisations provided an annual leave ticket and health insurance as benefits. Companies differentiated between employees on a single or family status, where, in the latter case, dependents were also covered. Despite this, … Continue reading Increase employee engagement with personalised total rewards
A 2018 article compared HR managers to high school assistant principals who nothing more than paper pushers and pointing those who broke the rules. Although we still see this behaviour in some companies in this region, it’s time to prepare for 2020. Does your company understand what HR trends are laying ahead? Technological advances Millennials … Continue reading What HR trends can we expect in 2020?
Annual employee engagement surveys are a common activity these days. More and more companies are also conducting pulse surveys, asking only a few questions on a more frequent basis. While these are for your entire employee population, a stay interview can be very personalised. A stay interview can give your organisation additional insights and identify … Continue reading Improve your employee retention with stay interviews
It’s Thursday afternoon. Your employee asked you for a personal meeting. You’re thinking it will be a quick update meeting. Not quite. Your star performer is handing in their notice. This is not how most of us want to end their week. Receiving the resignation from your top performer can leave you feeling frustrated. So … Continue reading Your top performer has resigned. Now what?