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Tip of the Day: Using the Pygmalion Effect at Work

Take a moment to recall your schooling days where you might have particularly liked and done well for a subject. Was the reason because of a good teacher who recognised and believed in you? That is the power of the Pygmalion Effect at play - where other people’s confidence in you can improve your performance. [...]

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Dismissing Employees with a Heart

Dismissing an employee with disciplinary issues might be an easy task. For employees who are good in many aspects but are simply ill-fit with the company culture – How can you gracefully dismiss them? Communicate with Empathy When breaking the news, be empathetic and transparent about the decision. Also emphasise that this is a cultural-fit issue and nothing to [...]

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Benefits Of A Strong Employer Brand

An employer brand is how your employees and external stakeholders perceive your company, and its benefits cannot be underestimated as it impacts your company’s ability to attract, recruit and retain good employees. Attract: Increase the number of 'right' candidates applying A strong employer brand allows candidates to self-evaluate their fit with the organisation even before [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Encouraging Collaboration

How effective employees are able to perform together as a team can often make or break the success of any business. With increasing competition, it has become extremely important to encourage collaboration in the office, in order to improve productivity and promote healthy employee relationships. The following are some ways to increase collaboration in your workplace: [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: The 5 Strategies Of Appreciative Leadership

Finding it challenging to drive your employees to perform at their best? You may want to consider the following 5 strategies of Appreciative Leadership, or the ability to boost good performance through positivity at work. Inquiry involves asking employees to share about their thoughts and feelings on the situations that they are facing. Ask questions that focus on [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

Tip of the Day: Managing Millennials In Your Workplace

Millennials are becoming one of the most populous generations in the workforce, and managing and retaining them in the workplace is seemingly challenging to many business leaders today. Wonder how you can maximise their stay in your company? The following are some tips in which you might consider when managing millennials: Grant them autonomy Millennials form [...]

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Designing A Rewards Structure That Works

Rewards are powerful in shaping employees’ behaviours and even the company’s culture as they express the type of effort being recognised at the workplace. Below are some key factors that can be considered when designing your company’s rewards structure: What to reward?  Depending on employees’ needs, certain non-monetary rewards may actually be more valuable and relevant [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Tip of the Day: Promote An Optimistic Culture

With an optimistic culture in the workplace, the organisation is more likely to embrace changes and seek opportunities for growth. As the leader of the company, you are the best role model to promote the ‘half-cup full’ culture into your organisation. Following are some tips on how you can promote optimism: Be  lenient about the past  [...]

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Tip of the Day: Pitfalls To Avoid During Selection Interviews

Interviewers have to be trained to manage their own natural biasness. Otherwise, the objectivity of the selection process could be easily undermined even with scorecards and structured interview questions prepared. Be self-aware and minimise the following common pitfalls: Halo Effect: Performance in one area or competency can influence the ratings for other areas. For example, a [...]

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |