Absence is the second largest cost to employers after salaries so its importance should not be overlooked. Every company should set absence management goals and monitor them regularly to make sure that this significant cost does not get out of hand. Absence management works on three levels, from the individual to the organisation, so goals should be set for each area: Continue reading
Many people are either completely goal-less or goal-obsessed. People without goals tend to drift through life without being completely happy – and not knowing why. Goal-obsessed people are the ones who tend to be stressed out at all times and they may (or may not) achieve material success, but are seldom happy. It is important to find a happy medium when it comes to goal setting to achieve a sense of both happiness and balance in life.
Half-way through January, most people have by now broken their New Year’s resolutions. When it comes to companies, however, it seems that not many made any resolutions in the first place. A recent AXA survey revealed that only 26% of small businesses have set New Year’s resolutions. Which is a shame because not only can they instil a sense of direction and purpose but they can ensure motivation and encourage productivity. Continue reading