Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

An older woman right in her position.

Building A Strengths-Based Work Culture

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Psychometric tools help you tap into talent  Employee engagement is the new “buzzword”. My clients are both excited and...
Couple choosing clothing.

What’s In Your Closet?

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The latest on how to dress for success 
A tug-of-war over talent.

Retaining Your Talent: Potential And Pitfalls

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“Flight risk” the greatest risk facing companies with bright, new hires  As the war for talent continues in earnest...
Sneezies. Photo courtesy of Yuri Acurs.

Cost Of Colds “Enormous” To The Workplace

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New research from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. suggests that colds have more of an economic impact than was once thought. While...
Violence, verbal aggression or threats that employees experience are critical health and safety issues. Photo courtesy of Diego Cervo.

Workplace Violence And Harassment On The Increase In Europe

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Violence, bullying and harassment are becoming increasingly common features of European workplaces, according to a new report by the European Agency for...
Are they happier than the rest of us?

Dutch Women “Live” Work-Life Balance

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Are they happier than the rest of us? Few Dutch women work full-time, and are happier for it,...
Open concept offices improve corporate culture, morale and politeness, amongst other things.

Open Workspace Increases Engagement, Retention

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Companies that have open office layouts are gaining not only more space and employees who are engaged and stay at the company...
52% of the British employees who are not self-employed admit to having worked through their holidays. This can be very costly to employers in part by way of high levels of absenteeism, increased staff turnover, recruitment costs, insurance premiums, low saff morale and productivity.

Half Of UK Employees Work Through Holidays

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Research by YouGov for Croner, a UK provider of workplace advice, information and software, reveals that 52% of the British employees who...