BAD BOSS, HIGH TURNOVER

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Bad boss, high turnover Employee retention is always high on management’s agenda, but when you have a bad manager, turnover is inevitable. Understanding the impact poor leadership has on employees will allow you to curb high turnover and effect strategies to successfully manage people. As the saying goes; employees don’t leave companies, they leave bad…

DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Let’s be honest, you can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your work colleagues. Unfortunate, I know, but while the diversity of your working environment may bring you into close proximity with others that you don’t particularly like, that’s no excuse to treat them with contempt. The workplace is a professional environment. We must…

AWKWARD RELATIONSHIP WITH THE BOSS? HMM…

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

So you don’t have the best relationship with your boss. Actually, it’s painfully uncomfortable and you work harder at avoiding them than building the rapport. Tell me, have you taken a moment to consider that this is affecting your work performance, or worse still, your career? Not everyone considers that bonding with the boss is…

New Year = New You. Are you “career happy”?

How many times have we approached the New Year with confidence and bursting energy with the vision of being a better, healthier, fitter person? Whether it be to lose a few of those dreaded kilos that are still hanging around since overindulging over the break, or it be to kick the habit of something we…

Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 1

Many a high performing staff member is an employer’s dream come true. They are competent, efficient, highly customer centric and are great team players. They know what needs to be done and they just get on and do it. It’s no wonder employers want to retain such talent. However great employees, as do many staff…

The Importance of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition

A company’s culture can be the make or break when it comes to talent acquisition. When job-seekers get a taste of your culture it will either endear them to you or see them say, “thanks but no thanks”.  And before you say I’m a small business owner, this doesn’t apply. Now more than ever it does.…