Tag: Human Resources

Leadership & Communication

Handling criticism ‘requires leadership skills’

Managers must show excellent leadership skills when addressing employee criticisms, according to recruitment specialist Hays. The organisation said businesses are failing to adequately listen to staff feedback, which could be hampering talent retention and profit margins. This is particularly true of annual employee survey results, Hays argued, with organisations routinely ignoring comments put forward by…

13 Dec 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Leadership training ‘the most effective development activity’

Leadership training has a number of benefits, including increasing your confidence, enhancing your chance of promotion and boosting your overall workplace performance. Not only this, a recent survey highlighted that learning leadership skills is the most effective development activity for employees to undertake. The Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) polled 516 HR professionals and 17…

8 Nov 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Leadership skills: Managing underperformance

When everyone is working to their full potential, a business runs like a well-oiled machine - boosting productivity and creating a healthy workplace environment. However, there are a number of reasons why employees may be underperforming in their roles, which will need to be addressed with the right leadership skills. So why might your staff…

1 Sep 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Top tips for staff motivation

The ability to keep staff motivated is one of the key characteristics of a successful leader, showing they have the charisma and drive to get the best out of their employees. And while it may be easy to put the effort in when it comes close to deadline day, maintaining that level of productivity when…

31 Aug 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Conflict management – keeping your head while others are losing theirs

Conflict is an everyday occurrence in most workplaces, and while some issues may resolve themselves, leaving problems to fester can blow up in your face. This is where effective conflict management skills become a great asset, enabling you to take control of the situation before tempers flare and egos are bruised. So how can you…

15 Jul 2013, by Test Test

Healthcare

How are you meeting the challenge of increasing staff satisfaction and improving staff retention?

Workforce shortages can have a negative impact on quality patient care. The emergency department in particular requires an efficient, collaborative and patient-care-centric workforce in order to streamline the patient journey and strengthen models of care. We picked the brains of some of the guest speakers for the 5th Annual Emergency Department Management Conference to get…

31 May 2013, by Test Test