Performance

How To On-Board New Staff In A Welcoming Way

How To On-Board New Staff In A Welcoming Way

How To On-Board New Staff Looking at how to on-board new staff effectively can have a positive result in the long run for your business.  First impressions are not just a responsibility for the employee, it's also important for managers to make new staff experience a...

Summer In The Workplace: How To Motivate Your Staff

Summer In The Workplace: How To Motivate Your Staff

Summer In The Workplace Here at  The HR Booth, we are asked frequently over the last couple of weeks how organisations can motivate their employees during summer in the workplace. We have been enjoying record breaking weather the last couple of weeks which is to...

Are Team Meetings Important?

Are Team Meetings Important?

We have worked closely with our clients to drive performance in their organisation to show the value of a team meeting. It’s important that you get the best out of your employees as you face the challenges of the year ahead. As your business progresses, it’s important...

How to Hold an Effective 1-1

We work with a number of businesses throughout the UK, and a common topic we help with is managing performance.  Quite often, we see practice where managers have not engaged in 1-1 discussions to tackle performance or conduct, and as a consequence...

How to conduct an effective team meeting

Effective meetings are not only integral to achieve team goals and successful completion of tasks, but also are reflective overall of team functioning. They also allow for open conversation that draws upon each employee’s knowledge, skills, and perspectives to solve...

Managing and Motivating Different Personality Types

Managing and Motivating Different Personality Types

Managing and Motivating Different Personality Types In many cases, motivation is less to do with employees practical or technical skills, and more to do with their personality types.   By understanding what motivates your team and the type of work they are best...

The Role of Telecommuting in Modern Personnel Management

The ways in which we work are changing and with the expansion in technology that allows people to work from wherever they are rather than just in one fixed place, offices and personnel management are changing to take on these new opportunities. Now there’s no need to...

What is Succession Planning?

I delivered a seminar on behalf of the Fife Chamber of Commerce last week on learning and development, part of a series of seminars aimed at helping business owners get the best out of their people. A key topic on this subject was "Succession Planning".  So, what is...