How To Do Deal With Presenteeism At Work

How To Do Deal With Presenteeism At Work

Sometimes, being absent from work is better for you and the business you work for than if you were present that day.  When someone shows up to work but is unproductive as a result of feeling unwell, are distracted by personal issues, or are disengaged from their role, it’s known as presenteeism.  Presenteeism is difficult…

Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the Workplace

It’s been a stressful time for everyone transitioning into the new normal of business. Whether working from home, remotely or trying to get used to a whole new working environment, employees are under more pressure and stress than ever before. How to know if your stress is impacting you: Feeling ‘burned out’ at work Feeling…

Ways you can manage your stress

Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the causes of our stress are avoidable. For example, if being around certain people makes you feel stressed because of the way they behave,…

Ways you can manage your stress

Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the causes of our stress are avoidable. For example, if being around certain people makes you feel stressed because of the way they behave,…

When is taking a pay cut okay

When is taking a pay cut okay?

Taking a pay cut is never easy but there are some situations where it makes sense. Focusing exclusively on the salary could prevent you from looking at other factors which are also important. You may need to take a pay cut when you are making a career change. This is because you won’t have the…

When is taking a pay cut okay

When is taking a pay cut okay?

Taking a pay cut is never easy but there are some situations where it makes sense. Focusing exclusively on the salary could prevent you from looking at other factors which are also important. You may need to take a pay cut when you are making a career change. This is because you won’t have the…

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Handling conflict in the workplace is a sensitive issue which needs to be dealt with carefully.  The following are practical strategies to respond to conflict that may arise: Focus on behaviour and events as opposed to personalities. Rather than generalising a behaviour, discuss what went wrong in a specific situation. Listen to what both parties…

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Handling conflict in the workplace is a sensitive issue which needs to be dealt with carefully.  The following are practical strategies to respond to conflict that may arise: Focus on behaviour and events as opposed to personalities. Rather than generalising a behaviour, discuss what went wrong in a specific situation. Listen to what both parties…

How to motivate and incentivise employees

How to motivate and incentivise employees

Each employee is motivated and incentivised by different things. While some employees are more motivated by money, others might feel motivated when their work is recognised. It is important to try to understand what will best work for an employee and reward them accordingly to ensure productivity.  Providing an incentive will motivate certain employees to…