I put my story into a poem and won a lunch at our local chamber of business for the effort.
It’s a bit of a mess, I think you’ll agree.…
Most managers have a love-hate relationship with sick leave. We want to be understanding and compassionate – after all, as employees will tell you, they don’t ask to be sick. On the other hand, sickness seldom strikes at…Continue
It was Worker’s day last week – May Day as it is known elsewhere. A day for workers to take it easy, relax, ignore their work and do their own thing. Of course, the cynical among us might say, ‘Isn’t that what they do every day?’
If that is what we get from our employees, we have to ask what we as…Continue
I am often asked to help deal with a troublesome employee where the ‘trouble’ has been going on for some time. But there is no record of any previous counselling or disciplinary action. Can anything be done?
In a small organisation, or where happy relationships between staff and managers are the norm, minor…Continue