Employee Relations Fundamentals

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Effective employee relations maintain a happy and productive workforce for your company. It’s among the most critical parts of a company’s success, but not every business gives employee relations the strategic consideration it deserves. However, investing more energy in this HR function rewards your employees in and out of the office. Employee relations experts balance […]

Exit Interviews: Our 5 Best Practice Tips

Integral to the off-boarding process, research from Burke Inc. shows that 91% of Fortune 500 companies conduct exit interviews. There are a range of benefits associated with exit interviews; from employee retention and reduced recruitment to turnover costs and future workplace training. While this is might be an uncomfortable meeting for both sides, the exit […]

How to Create a Company Culture Employees Will Crave

Whether virtually or in person, work is a big part of any employee’s life – company culture is now having an even greater impact on their wellbeing. With hybrid operations now paving the way forward, businesses must work even harder to ensure that all they have built isn’t lost to the ether. So, how does […]

10 ways to boost employee morale this winter

As the colder months set in and we re-adjust to working life after a well-earned holiday, finding the motivation to “win” in January is often easier said than done! While the new year signals a fresh start, new opportunities, and the chance to do things differently, it can also prove a challenging time with the […]

5 Trends in HR Transforming the Workplace in 2022

Workplace Trends

Despite the many challenges Human Resources has faced over the last two years, 2021 has proven to be a valuable year of learning for all – from evolving leadership to inspiring the resilience of employees. With the traditional workplace model a thing of the past and the employee experience now front and center for the […]

In-person working: 5 tips on adjusting to the “new normal”

In-person working

For businesses across the world, returning to work has been far from the norm of pre-pandemic life. While technology has enabled us to implement remote workforces in a face-to-face capacity, re-adjusting to an in-person environment has had its various challenges. With patience, empathy, and leadership driving change in a positive way, there is light at […]

Workplace Wellbeing: How to make your business future-fit for employees

Since the global pandemic hit, “workplace wellbeing” is a term we hear mentioned A LOT these days. While some businesses manage to get it right, others struggle to strike the balance. So, when it comes down to it, what does workplace wellbeing mean – and how can employers champion it as part of their company DNA in a way that offers genuine […]

Flexible Time Off Is Better For Everyone!

Avoid the ‘use it or lose it’ approach Are you afraid to offer your workforce flexible time off, because they might leave you carrying the can for months at a time? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Here at ADDA Infusion, we’ve seen more than our fair share of clients who were skeptical that such […]

Why Performance Improvement Plans Don’t Work!

Don’t squander your employees’ trust! Performance Improvement Plans don’t work!! There I said it. In this blog I’m going to explain to you exactly why, in all the years of my experience in HR and management, I’ve seen Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) have exactly the opposite effect of the one intended.  But first… Welcome back […]