Employees playing table tennis, symbolising a way of minimising employee stress

Redesigning work: 4 simple ways to minimise employee stress

(That aren’t yoga, mindfulness or table tennis tables)   Monday 24 July was Lifeline’s annual Stress Down Day, when employees are encouraged to engage in various fundraising activities that focus on reducing stress at work. Some of Lifeline’s suggestions include a worst dad joke competition, a paper plane throwing contest, lunchtime yoga, and wearing slippers and PJs or a zany …

Inside the mind of a CFO: How to sell HR initiatives to the C-suite

  You’ve done your homework: you’ve scoured the industry, compared solutions and completed your due diligence. You’re certain that you’ve come up with an excellent new HR initiative that will improve the calibre of talent you attract, and reduce turnover in the medium to long term. The outlay is within budget. The implementation is manageable and within scope.   You …

How to identify suitable candidates and why it’s important

  Working predominantly in assessment I do know a bit about measuring “fit” and identifying suitable candidates for work. Looking beyond the standard question of “can this person do the job” to other characteristics such as personality or work preferences is not new.     Look at the supervisor-employee relationship   This is a good place to start when considering …