In any organization, HR can be playing fundamentally different roles. In my previous articles here and here, I distinguished three possible roles. One is a kind of “administrator” acting principally as agent implementing processes on behalf of the top management. A second is ...
April 12, 2018Lumesse Africa
Without a strong and well-trained workforce, a business cannot hope to keep up with the competition. People are the backbone of any organization. They are the innovators, the doers and the thinkers. So investing in employee development best practices for your people and their potential is key. But how do you ...
January 30, 2018Lumesse Africa
Data Proves that Culture, Values, and Career are Biggest Drivers of Employment Brand by joshbersin · We just completed a detailed analysis of Glassdoor data among more than 6,000 companies and 2.2 million employees and I ...
January 23, 2018Lumesse Africa
41. Have Occasional Photo or Video Contests The days when you needed a thousand-dollar camera setup to produce even halfway decent photos are long gone. With today's technology, anyone with a smartphone and a good eye can capture something worthwhile. One way that you ...
November 10, 2017Lumesse Africa
11. Create a Unique Office Environment Showing up to an office every day can be a trying experience after a while, especially if the environment isn't altogether comforting. No one wants to sit in a dimly lit cubicle between the hours of nine and five ... yet this is, unfortunately, the way ...
November 7, 2017Lumesse Africa
If you want to attract and retain top talent, you have to invest in employee development. Every employee can benefit from a solid employee development program, whether they are salaried or hourly. Yet it's easily forgotten or let slide in the pressure of everyday business. Some days you might feel like ...
November 2, 2017Lumesse Africa
Employee development activities help in the growth and development of employees, who are the true assets of an organization. You need to respect your employees for them to feel motivated and develop a sense of loyalty and attachment towards the organization. Don’t forget your employees strive really hard for almost ...
October 30, 2017Lumesse Africa
How important is learning and development within your organisation? When budgets are being threatened in the company, training and development is the first cost to be cut – the worst mistake any manager or head of a department can make. While I can understand the need to cut ...
August 3, 2017Lumesse Africa
Performance reviews are valuable for both the employee and the employer. It's a chance for the employer to give constructive feedback to ensure their business is operating the best it can. It also allows the employer to give praise for a job well done, guidance for what an employee is ...
July 31, 2017Lumesse Africa
The annual performance appraisal is an opportunity to enhance employee performance and create greater success for the company and the individual. My intent is to explore how coaching skills can be used in creating a good performance appraisal experience for both the employee and the supervisor and how to keep ...
July 10, 2017Lumesse Africa