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How should you manage somebody within your workplace if they have a terrible work ethic?

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Management, Motivation, Natural HR

The elevator-pitch description of ethics in the workplace can refer to the way employees govern themselves and their work attitude, but it can also refer to the morality or lack thereof surrounding a workplace and can broadly be encompassed within the workplace culture of your business. Even in 2020, it doesn’t matter whether you work from home or commute to work every day or employ a hybrid working model; a positive work ethic is required to build a successful career for your staff as well as producing a positive workplace culture within your business For HR teams, dealing with poor…

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International Week of Happiness at Work 2021: 10 things you can do in your office

By Leadership, Management, Motivation, Natural HR, News

Today, September 23rd, marks the start of the International Week of Happiness at work. Here at Natural HR, we know that employee happiness and well-being are integral to any business’s success. It may seem like employee happiness is something that benefits only the employees. However, many companies can benefit greatly from having happy employees. The range of benefits ranging from reduced turnover to increased productivity. In this article, we’re going to look at some ideas of how you can boost employees’ happiness in your business – from offering tips on everything from how to create a welcoming and creative work…

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How HR can stay resilient in challenging times

How HR can stay resilient in challenging times

By COVID-19, Leadership, Motivation

The Health Foundation found that more than two-thirds of adults in the UK (69%) reported feeling somewhat or very worried about the effect COVID-19 is having on their life. The most common issues affecting wellbeing are worrying about the future (63%), feeling stressed or anxious (56%) and feeling isolated (49%). Balancing organisational aims while finding ways of staying resilient and resourceful seems an essential capability for HR professionals in the 21st century. This has been amplified more recently when businesses look to HR leaders for concrete answers in an uncertain environment and your sense of control can feel tenuous. That’s why…

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motivate your staff

8 ways to motivate your staff that you’ve never considered before

By Employee Retention, Motivation

In a study conducted by Motivates, the proportion of people motivated at work is dropping year-on-year. Only 71% of employees are putting their full effort into work which is a drop of 11% on last year. So, if you’re like a lot of managers and business leaders out there, you’ll be looking at ways to improve your employees’ motivation levels at work and hopefully make your team a high performing one. As soon as you see your star performers starting to lose their creativity and energy along with a clear plateau in his or her work lately, you have tell-tale…

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Benefits of Performance Management

Employee Performance Management: What is It & What Are Its Benefits?

By HR Software, Motivation, Performance Management

Last updated 06/11/21 A performance management strategy can ensure your employees’ activities and output are in line with your wider business’ objectives and can be critical to business success and employee productivity. The benefits of an effective performance management strategy include: Highlighting training gaps and where further training is needed. Boosting employee morale and in turn, productivity and performance. Helps identify the right employees for promotion. Improves workforce planning, including managing workloads and delegation. Boost employee retention/reduces employee turnover. Gives employees more autonomy to manage their responsibilities. What is performance management? Defined by the CIPD as “the activities and processes…

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