Month: June 2016

How do you train your cleaning staff?

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How do you train your cleaning staff? Training and development of employees can be a vital part of any organisation, especially when running a company that requires special skills, techniques and attitudes to be possessed by members of staff in order to do well. The contract cleaning industry is one of these sectors where a… Read more »

Getting the management balance right – Encouraging productivity without paralysing staff

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Getting the management balance right – Encouraging productivity without paralysing staff Achieving productivity is high on the agenda of every business owner and manager who is striving towards creating a successful company. More than just a buzzword, productivity is important as a more effective workforce that can turn over more products, more services and make… Read more »

IQ:timecard urges business to protect their staff with safer lone worker policies

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IQ:timecard urges business to protect their staff with safer lone worker policies Remote workforce management software solution IQ:timecard is urging businesses that allow staff to work in isolation of other colleagues to better protect their employees with more thorough lone worker policies. This appeal from the electronic call monitoring platform comes after it was announced… Read more »

Top tips for a happier workforce

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Top tips for a happier workforce Most modern managers know that making sure your workforce is happy should be a number.1 priority. Successfully doing so means that you will build a hard working and productive workforce, and you will hold on to these quality employees for longer. If your workforce is unhappy, they will lack… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps remote workers connect with management for better engagement

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IQ:timecard helps remote workers connect with management for better engagement Providing constant and instant contact between management and employees, electronic call log solution IQ:timecard can help staff feel better connected with their employers for a more motivated workforce. The real-time call monitoring system allows employees to regularly ‘check in’ with their company, increasing levels of… Read more »

Creating a healthy relationship between HR and staff

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Creating a healthy relationship between HR and staff As a HR professional, maintaining a healthy relationship with the staff that you work with is a central part of the role. A successful HR professional will work hard so that they are easily approachable and trusted by the employees whose affairs lie in their hands. Whilst… Read more »

How will Brexit affect the home care industry?

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How will Brexit affect the home care industry? Discussions of the EU Referendum are heating up as we enter June, with people in Britain voting on whether or not they should stay in the EU on 23rd of this month. If the UK was to leave the EU, the results of this vote will be… Read more »

Gaining trust from your employees to build a better remote workforce

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Gaining trust from your employees to build a better remote workforce As an employer, it is important that your colleagues trust you. Without trust you will not achieve the high levels of loyalty, motivation and job satisfaction required for your workers to do the best that they can for you and your company. When you… Read more »