Author: Alisha Ross

03 Sep

Change creates uncertainty, doesn’t it?

Communicating change with employees is a common challenge for business owners and senior management. It’s something we come across on almost a daily basis and it poses a number of questions. What should you tell your employees? When do you tell them? How much do you tell them? It doesn’t matter how big or small

05 Mar

5 Employee Induction Best Practices from HR Experts

A lot of businesses overlook the importance of preparation when they’re about to welcome a new employee. An effective on-boarding process is vital to ensuring new employees receive the support and training needed to set them up for success in their new role. It should also increase job satisfaction and employee retention. I was recently approached

13 Feb

Wages vs salary – changing an employee’s mindset

Do you have an employee who was previously paid an hourly rate but is now paid a salary? Are they struggling to understand the difference? Are they having difficulty understanding why they aren’t being paid for all the hours they work? I assure you they are not alone! I recently worked with a client who

25 Oct

The role of wearable technology in HR

As technology has evolved it has become more involved and entwined in our lives. The introduction of wearable technology is an excellent example of this. Investopedia define wearable technology as “electronics that can be worn on the body, either as an accessory or as part of material used in clothing”. They define one of the

29 Aug

A warm welcome

For some people starting a new job is an exciting opportunity, but for others leaving behind the familiar routines and people they may have worked with for a long time can be a nerve-racking and stressful experience. I recently left another HR role to work at wattsnext, somewhere I had wanted to work for a

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