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The start to any new year, both in your personal life or within business, can be the ideal opportunity to make plans, outline intentions and make a positive start. Many businesses do use the new year as part of their performance management cycle, to set business goals and objectives for the teams that cascade out

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When it comes to members of your team that are underperforming, you can’t stick your head in the sand. While this may be tempting, this will not help the situation, it won’t help the employee, it won’t help your team and it won’t help the business as a whole. We know that informing a member

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Redundancies in a business may be traumatic experience for those being impacted by the decisions – however it can also disrupt and unsettle those either managing the process or the employees staying behind. The emotional reaction that is associated with those employees that are not made redundant and keep their jobs within the business has

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Resilience is about adapting to change and dealing with challenging situations. Personal resilience is about your behaviours, how you react to these situations and how you can look at situations positively to overcome and move on from them. We all deal with pressure in different ways, some may immediately see a given situation as stressful

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Ask anyone in the office about the sort of treatment they would like from their employer and more often than not ‘respect’ will feature highly on the list. There is plenty of research on how the working environment has a big impact on both recruitment and retention decisions for employees. In this blog post we

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As a small business owner it is not unusual to dread summer holidays; this is the most popular time of the year for employees to request leave and these leave requests and employee absences from the office can make it hard to manage the business. In this blog post we have put together some ways

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Here at KJHR Consulting we work with lots of companies to help them support health and wellbeing in their workplaces. This may be through looking at what they currently do and how we can improve it, or helping business owners introduce health and wellbeing programs into the workplace. Research shows that just 8% of organisations

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It’s important to start by remembering that continuous improvement is not a “one off event” it is a continuous cycle of improvement. There are in fact six core principles of continuous improvement in your workplace, and it is essential that these are communicated to and with every member of your team. To achieve continuous improvement

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It seems in the workplace now that change is just an accepted way of working that everything is continually evolving with changes in structures, the way services are provided to customers or just a business strategy that plans in constant change. This can very demanding on individual employees and managers who need to ensure that

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Like us, we are sure you have seen the latest buzz term ‘employee engagement’ all over the place; it’s mentioned in the workplace, in the media, in most of your emails, by HR experts, recruitment professionals and many others and it is very easy to become inundated with exciting ‘employee engagement’ ideas – but how

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