Month: January 2013

And talking of recognition…

…have you considered how important it is to ensure your staff are recognised for the contributions that they make? Despite popular belief, money is not the best way to recognise superior performance. Indeed, research shows us that the main reason for employees leaving their roles is ‘limited recognition and praise’. According to research, 99.4% of […]

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Action For Children – Karabiner Project

In December 2012, I spent a morning working with Guernsey’s Action for Children charity which supports young people in their preparation for employment through the excellent 8-week long Karabiner Project. The project which runs 2 – 3 times a year helps a group of young people aged 16 – 21 to prepare for work by […]

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Hello to 2013!

As the year draws to a close, the world of HR is busy working on appraisal discussions, salary and bonus reviews and their end of year tax returns. There is something that ticks in my mind when the clock strikes 12 on New Years Eve that sees me setting goals for the new year about […]

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CIPD Engagement Conference

On Friday 30 November, Katie and Hayley attended the CIPD Engagement Conference. The conference was focused on “making the connection between employees and work” and “inspiring improved business performance”. A variety of key note speakers shared with the delegates the research behind employment engagement, the ways to improve it and the benefits and pit falls […]

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