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Remuneration Review

While we may like to believe that employees work for the love of it, the reality is that unless you have a lotto winner on staff, most of your employees will need to receive payment for their work. The first step in any remuneration review is establishing a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work. The next step involves developing a structure that promotes and rewards achievement that exceeds expectations.

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Common Interview Biases

Without ensuring that you have created a fair and structured interview process, your interviews may be prone to a number of bias or errors. These can significantly impact on the outcome of the interview itself – which could be positive or negative for you and/or the candidate(s) being interviewed. Following are some common interview biases and errors.

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Building Effective Teams

Evidence suggests that in the right circumstances, teams can produce results collectively that far outweigh what an individual alone can achieve. How do you create an effective team that does perform at a heightened level? Decades ago some big organisations introduced teams into their production processes and it made news because no one else was doing it.

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The Ugly Side of Overtime

It is a well-known fact that any business operating in any industry, in any country, has had employees working overtime, to the point where overtime is already considered a workplace norm. The question is, why is overtime seen as the norm and has overtime become a ‘necessary evil’?

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5 Decrees to Stop Talented Workforce from Walking Out the Door

If you’re running a business you will know that hiring truly exceptional talent is getting difficult these days. Rather, it was always difficult. Yes, there is a wealth of individuals out there looking for jobs who are armed with high profile degrees from the best colleges. But this doesn’t mean they have the required proficiency in a particular domain which can deliver the results you are looking for.

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Can One Person Make a Difference?

The leadership challenge is essentially concerned with the extent to which a leader can influence the factors driving performance. Every day we see articles with examples suggesting leaders can make a difference to the success of businesses. So what do we mean by the term ‘leader’?

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Creating a Culture of Fun: 7 Employee Gift Ideas

Every successful business is built on the effort of quality employees within the organization. If your business has effectively recruited an all-star team, how do you continue to keep them motivated to perform? Many employees find that after working with the same employer and in the same capacity for years, that their morale can decline.

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