Increase the performance of your youngest employees with these tips

By Danielle Buckley, Workplace Psychologist and Coach As Generation Z make their way into the workforce, employers are forced to think about how best to recruit, engage and retain our future leaders. The new generation entering the workforce come with unique characteristics and traits and getting the most out of, and supporting these new workers,… Continue reading Increase the performance of your youngest employees with these tips

Social media rules of engagement for your SMB

A key challenge faced by employees in 2018 is the delineation of boundaries between work and personal lives, brought about by technological mobility. We now have the ability to access work servers from a park bench and have email in our pockets, granting access to our working lives at all times. Social media now provides… Continue reading Social media rules of engagement for your SMB

How gamification is changing the workforce

In the dynamic modern economy, business conditions change overnight and what worked today may not work tomorrow. That’s why it has never been more important for companies to be agile, flexible and willing to implement decisive action when required. However, you can’t achieve that without strong employee engagement. According to Gartner, 70 per cent of… Continue reading How gamification is changing the workforce

How businesses can address low engagement levels amongst their millennial employees

Millennials crave a clear career path, mentoring, training and other learning opportunities. Millennials, defined as those aged in their 30s and below, now make up an increasing percentage of the workforce. However, research suggests that businesses are struggling to find ways to engage their employees, with 59% actively looking for their next employment opportunity. (1)… Continue reading How businesses can address low engagement levels amongst their millennial employees

Why employee engagement is crucial

“At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel” ― Maya Angelou A well-known entrepreneur once said to me, “If a business owner can’t keep the members of their family happy and engaged at home, how can they expect to keep their employees happy… Continue reading Why employee engagement is crucial

Tap into the advantages of engaged workers

Employee engagement is a key theme for many SMEs as they struggle to attract and maintain talent in the highly competitive employment market. According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workforce report, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work and in Australia only 24% of workers are engaged. Employee engagement isn’t the same… Continue reading Tap into the advantages of engaged workers

New hires sourced via referral programs produce 25% more profit for businesses

An efficient employee referral program can save on recruitment fees and time spent hiring new staff. This can have a significant impact on a business’s bottom line. It can cost up to $20,000 in fees and take hours to hire one staff member through a recruitment firm versus hiring someone via employee referral programs.[1] Employee… Continue reading New hires sourced via referral programs produce 25% more profit for businesses

Why Jamie Pride is helping organisations deliver the staples of workforce engagement with REFFIND

REFFIND founder, Jamie Pride

Recognition, reward and opportunity; these are the three key staples in the diet of an engaged and motivated employee. Yet – delivering the right balance of these ‘dietary requirements’ can be one of the biggest challenges businesses face. When they don’t get it right, a disengaged workforce and low morale ensues. With 20 years’ experience… Continue reading Why Jamie Pride is helping organisations deliver the staples of workforce engagement with REFFIND