An Aldermore Future Attitudes study showed two-thirds UK SME bosses face recruitment and retention problems. According to BBX’s John Attridge, SMEs should find workable solutions that aren’t cash focussed.
Two tours of Bruges, 32 tickets to sell and a battle for the highest profit. Week six of The Apprentice emphasised how not to treat staff, as project managers Sarah-Jayne Clark and Elizabeth McKenna tried to guide their teams to victory with somewhat contrasting leadership styles.
Real Business takes a look at proven strategies for retaining staff when the future is uncertain.
Millennial employees are widely misunderstood. They can be highly valuable and useful – but employers must be willing to meet them halfway.
Over a third of employees hate their job. This is resulting in 84.4 per cent of the nation’s workers looking for new work in a bid to escape the factors that make their job so unbearable.
DPG has found staff are far more likely to ask Google a workplace query instead of seeking advice from colleagues or the HR department – and chances are it will be one of these 13 Google searches.
The events of 2016 created a great deal of uncertainty, so it’s important to focus on the things SMEs can do now to manage impending legislation and, ultimately, make life easier in the coming year.
If you want to create the ultimate workplace then there are a few things you’ll need to take into account – as is suggested in this infographic.
Freezing weather, broken resolutions, that Christmas weight that just won’t shift… you can see why January is renowned as the most depressing month of the year – no wonder job searches and applications now peak as Brits try and find a way to do something positive. So here’s how to keep the staff exodus at bay.
The world of talent attraction is changing rapidly, and keeping up with these shifts can be a daunting task. Falling behind could mean the difference between managing to attract and retain talent or losing out on your star, ideal candidate.
The relationships the sales team builds with current or potential clients and customers can create the foundation of your company. Not just purely in terms of individual sales made but also in terms of reputation.
Since the beginning of 2016, it’s been made evident that staff no longer feel they need to be tethered down to a particular job out of worry they might not find work elsewhere. But research offers one solution that could work in your favour.