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To be effective, recruitment must comprehensively assess both eligibility and suitability, and provide an overall measurement from that assessment. Experience shows that the traditional HR approach tends to deal with the ‘eligibility’ factor effectively, but little, if any, thought is given to the issue of ‘suitability’. This...

In all businesses there are groups and individuals competing for resources or influence. Whether at an individual, group or organisational level, there are a wide range of differences in priorities, values and opinions. The question of whether conflict should exist or be ironed out, whether it...

We are all creatures of habit. Our habits are engrained with years, sometimes decades, of repeated behaviours that have worked for us. The conventional wisdom is that it takes three months to change a good habit and six months to change a bad one.  Change is not...

‘Employee engagement’ is a big 'buzz word' at the moment but many people misunderstand what it actually is or how it is attained. Let’s get one thing straight, employee engagement isn’t a ‘thing’. It doesn’t exist in the real world; it is a concept, an idea...

According to 90% of surgeries polled by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) earlier this year, over half of pet owners do not understand what registered veterinary nurses do. Alongside this research, the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) says ‘vet nurses provide skilled supportive care for sick...

In these challenging times there is a tendency for owners and managers to ‘bring out the stick’ to drive improved performance and commitment from their staff.  Neolithic managers that proclaim their staff “are lucky to have a job at all”, beware! Employees’ may be fearful of...