There is no doubting that recruitment is the bugbear of many managers lives. If you find that you can’t quite attract talent, you are definitely not alone.
One4all Rewards polled 1,024 employees to find out what traits they assigned to their perfect boss ? and how those in real life compared.
It’s amazing the impact good company culture can have on staff, Impression co-founder Tom Craig tells Real Business. They become more productive and loyal, not to mention healthier in both body and mind.
There is no one size fits all approach for getting corporate culture right, not least because it will be truly unique to each organisation. That said, there are ways to tackle it head on.
Article 50 has been triggered, and Charlie Mullins is calling for government transparency to make the process more palatable for remainers and the business community.
It goes without saying that success often comes under great leadership. From the world of sport, to startup businesses, good bosses are able to drive their teams forward in the most effective way. But are there specific traits workers look for in a leader?
Describing it as a classic “business banana skin”, Ed Reeves explains why British employment law has caused him to get a bit of a bee in his bonnet.
A chance trip to Doomconf in Berlin convinced Ed Cooke to remove the traditional cloak of censorship, and talk candidly about where he messes up.
Adam Reynolds examines the issue of honesty, something required by all businesses to deal with big problems such as expenses fraud.
The story of Gurbaksh Chahal, once a darling of the tech world, could serve as a cautionary tale in early success – with the latest string of lawsuits against him being for wrongful termination. But with numerous successes under his belt, including the creation of ClickAgents, BlueLithium, RadiumOne, Gravity4 and The Chahal Foundation, would he have done things differently if he had known what would happen at the age of 16?
Everyone puts their foot in it from time to time – some of us more than others. But for company CEOs, saying the wrong thing, even if their intentions are good, can be disastrous.
Research and planning are often deemed fundamental to business success. Self-made entrepreneur Jo Haigh disagrees, arguing that research "bores the life out of me".