Ashleigh Lee

How to Develop Employees without Forcing them on Training

Talent development traditionally refers to the organisational HR processes designed to attract, develop, motivate, and retain productive, engaged employees.  One common way companies take to develop their employees is through providing training – whether it be sending them on formalised courses, or even to acquire a degree at the top business school.  It is a great initiative to retain and engage valuable employees, but not enough to ensure the long-term… Read More »How to Develop Employees without Forcing them on Training

Top 5 Reasons Why Traditional Talent Development is Failing

Talent Development, Traditionally.  “Why should we develop people when our competitors are willing to do it for us?”  CEOs were asking that question in the 1990s to demand justifications on a talent development budget, to understand why talent development is important to the company.  Traditionally, talent development is a small element, tucked away from the wider HR strategy. Leaving talent development strategies curated inside a vacuum.  Organisations used to send… Read More »Top 5 Reasons Why Traditional Talent Development is Failing

What is & How to Workforce Management? With Essential Tips.

Workforce Management is a popularising notion in the office.  What started out as a method of staff scheduling has since grown into a framework that can help businesses improve time management, forecast workloads and required staff, bring employees into the scheduling process, and offer analytical insights into the workforce.  But what exactly is workforce management? Why is it important and why should you care? What are some common pitfalls? How is… Read More »What is & How to Workforce Management? With Essential Tips.

How to Navigate and Plan for post-COVID Workplaces

As we “dread” through more lockdowns in Melbourne, let’s get ahead of ourselves for once to imagine what work will be like post-COVID.   No doubt you have seen unofficial reaction-based polls on attitudes on working from home. They often returned with how people would like to work from home at least one day per week, rather than staying in the office all the time.  In fact, prior to the pandemic,… Read More »How to Navigate and Plan for post-COVID Workplaces

What is the ‘New’ Employee Engagement & Why it Matters

What is Employee Engagement? Employee Engagement is not a novel concept but it has a spectrum of definition. Some say that it is the equivalent to employee satisfaction, and some say that it is how happy employees are. Those are the common myths about employee engagement. In reality, employee engagement by definition surpasses their happiness and their satisfaction. Because being satisfied is simply not enough. A satisfied employee might show… Read More »What is the ‘New’ Employee Engagement & Why it Matters

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5 Reasons Why You Are Disengaging Your Employees Knowingly

Employees work incredibly hard on their job not only for the paycheck that comes at the end of every month, but also because they want to feel appreciated, recognised and rewarded by their boss – aka a high level of employee engagement.For that, they will stay and bring your organisation to success. Now, what do business leaders give them in return? You might say gym and insurance discounts, annual dinners,… Read More »5 Reasons Why You Are Disengaging Your Employees Knowingly