Development and retention advice

This section is designed to help you provide with development and retention advice. Find out how to build effective teams and create good company culture.
Diversity used to mean having a workforce that was made up of different races and ethnicities.
How can you appreciate your staff in your daily work? Employees who are happy at work will take on more responsibility and perform better.
All businesses lose good people for a variety of personal or professional reasons. Succession planning is therefore important to ensure the business is well-placed to continue its goals and strategy with the leadership of high performing staff.
Taking the time discover what your employees need to thrive will help you to retain top performers and develop them into the future leaders of your company.
For a team to be effective, its members must unite behind an inspiring vision and be motivated to bring that vision to life. Here are some key steps to building a strong, cohesive and effective team.
In big organisations it can be easy to treat employees as a unit rather than as individuals. HR resource can often be stretched and some employees will get very little face time with HR staff or even their own line manager.
The role of a mentor is to encourage the personal and professional development of their protégé through the sharing of knowledge, expertise and experience.
Establishing business plans and company objectives can be a time-consuming and challenging process. Although critical to business success, managers can often lose sight of these guiding principles over time as day to day priorities take precedence