Your Stressed Employee May Not be Suitable For The Job

Do you have an employee that is finding it stressful to fulfill their tasks and performance obligations? Very often, when an employee claims that their work tasks or expected performance standards are causing them stress, employers tend to panic and immediately look at modifying their duties to avoid a claim for stress under the workers […]

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The learning journey is lifelong

As soon as we take our foot off the pedal in terms of looking for and learning from informal and formal learning opportunities and observing, reflecting and questioning our core character, actions, relationships and self-development – we stop growing. The gap between who we think we are and how others perceive us widens. Eventually, as […]

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LinkedIn for internal HR spring cleaning

LinkedIn

Organisations are now starting to use LinkedIn as a recruitment tool – a cost effective method that cuts out the recruitment company costs. However, prospective employees are also using LinkedIn to vet your organisation and in particular the manager and colleagues they could be working for. Guy Kawasaki promotes this method on his blog page […]

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‘Having the right people in the right seats on the bus’ – TMS Profiling at Work

Having the right people in the right seats on the bus – TMS Profiling at Work

In a Business Review Weekly edition (BRW May 5 – 11, 2011 page 14), Michael Sherlock, co-founder of Brumby’s Bakeries explained how profiling and feedback improved the Executive Team’s performance. This Executive Team completed the Team Management Systems (TMS) ‘Types of Work’ and ‘Team Performance’ Profiles with feedback being provided via a 5000 word report […]

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Knowing your team

Management tasks include the aligning of work process to business objectives, prioritisation of work tasks and ensuring that your work and that of your staff is completed. However, influencing staff to stay motivated and interested and to work effectively and efficiently as individuals and as a team requires leadership. Developing an understanding of each team […]

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Leaping into action

Leaping into action

We are all very aware that most of us don’t achieve change unless we set goals and we all know that to achieve these SMARTER goals, we need to have action plans that are very specific. Well, on paper, it all looks great and very achievable but often – we fail to achieve our goals. […]

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Working in management

Working In Management - Workplace Harmony Solutions

When we are working in management positions, we are busy with our own tasks and overseeing those who directly report to us as well as negotiating and working with those ‘above’ us who we need to influence for favour. Because the ‘busyness’ of our work is mostly about technical aspects specific to the industry or […]

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