Training Staff Is Essential

Training your staff is an essential investment in today’s changing and competitive environment. But just sending staff to attend training programs is not enough. You can maximise the impact of your investment by following these key guidelines for management and staff interaction “before”, “during” and “after” the training programme.

10.10.2019

The CV & Application Letter

The most tedious chore for a candidate and the worst nightmare of any employer looking for a new staff member, is the search and selection process that could make or break your chances of getting a new job. So how do you deal with it?

07.10.2019

The Job Interview – A Step-by-Step Guide

This is your time to shine. When seeking a new career, the job interview is the process through which you, as a potential employee are evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in their organisation.

02.10.2019

How to ask for a Raise

‘Please sir, can I have some more?’ Do you remember the tension in that scene by Charles Dickens, when the young Oliver Twist dares to ask for more food? Negotiating about money is at the very top of the discomfort zone.

30.09.2019

Management Styles

Jack-of-all styles? What is your management style? Situational leadership calls for a variety of management styles, depending not only upon your personality, but on the needs of the situation.

09.09.2019

Let it Go – Why Micromanagement Doesn’t Work

Let it Go – One of the shortest phrases in the English language, but surely one of the hardest to implement, especially at work.

I am sure that most of us have worked in environments whereby we were closely observed or controlled by our managers and every single task had to be excessively analysed before being approved. Let’s face it – no one likes to be micromanaged.

06.09.2019

Meetings – and why they should be structured

Effective meetings are a critically essential activity in running a business. You need meetings to make decisions, reach agreements and develop solutions. They harness the combined wisdom of your staff to invent products, increase sales, improve productivity, plan strategies, and create success.

26.08.2019