Workers’ Day: integrating new employees


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 managers, supervisors or business owners are doing about it. Someone said we get the employees we deserve. That is not always true, but most of us could and should do far more to engage employees and focus their energies and efforts.

How can we engage new employees, whether executives, gardeners or professionals, and focus their energies and efforts from their first day on the job?

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About Ian Webster

I have been running my own consultancy (Simply Communicate) for nearly five years – training and consulting in all things people management and development. Prior to that I was 16 years in corporate HR in a unionised environment becoming Training Manager and Human Resources Manager. Before that I was seven years in customer service, and 13 years an ordained minister. I have a Degree in Theology and a post-graduate diploma in Human Resources Management.

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