Posted by Martin Rusis
on 22 July 2022
Improving employee wellbeing in the workplace is essential in creating a positive working environment. In pursuit of that goal, there are so many methods that experts might implement to conduct employee assessments. Over the years, there is one that has matured and come to the fore: the DISC model. More specifically Extended DISC.
As one of the most popular human behaviour models in psychology, the DISC model of human behaviour stretches back 100 years to Carl Jung and his early work on beha...
on 4 November 2021
In the era of lockdowns, social isolation and videoconferencing, it’s more important than ever for managers like you to take care of your employees. Of course, employee wellbeing has been a central theme in management theory for decades. However, now its impacts on performance and retention have become obvious.
That said, finding the effective employee wellbeing approaches and programs among all the hundreds out there is a steep challenge for busy managers, business owners, HR professi...
Posted by Sharon Hudson
on 17 August 2021
Cultivating a positive organisational culture among your employees is a task that some business leaders leave entirely to their HR teams. But, despite so many team-building activities and corporate care events, these workforces still complain of negative working environments. What is a conscientious business to do? Well, perhaps it is time to call in the experts to upskill your staff wellbeing and engagement function.
Talent Tools, a Brisbane-based firm offering workplace psychometric and...
Posted by Sharon Hudson, Director, Talent Tools
on 8 February 2021
Our employees are both our greatest asset and our most significant expense. Profitable organisations maximise the asset and minimise the expense. Easy! Well maybe not, but possible.
The first step to maximising our talent assets is to ensure they are happy and a good fit for their current work role and environment. I like Fredrick Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory of workplace motivation because it details the importance of removing de-motivational factors, to enable motivational fac...
Posted by Sharon Hudson
on 18 December 2020
History will record 2020 as a year of disruption, turbulence and omnishambles. We have all experienced seismic shifts in all facets of our lives. And we are reminded that uncertainty is the only certainty.
We, Human Resource and Talent professionals, have espoused this for years, and now we are backed up by a jolt of nature, reminding us just who is in charge.
The problem with all this uncertainty is that profitable business requires planning and proactivity. But, we forecast our ...