Development and retention advice

This section is designed to help you provide with development and retention advice. Find out how to build effective teams and create good company culture.
It’s crucial for the success of your organisation to ensure you’re actively encouraging and supporting the development of your future leaders and implementing a strategy that inspires progression.
One way to maintain happy, motivated staff and retain your most talented employees is through employee engagement.
People do not communicate well. Poor communication is nearly always the number one complaint that employees have about their organisation.
Understanding the importance of a strong workplace culture can be the difference between your organisation having impressive employee retention rates and high employee satisfaction levels, and having a high turnover and low morale.
Keeping your staff motivated is an important part of any manager’s job. To get the most out of an individual or team, they must be enthusiastic about the job they’re doing and the company they work for.
All businesses lose good people for a variety of personal or professional reasons. Succession planning is therefore important to ensure the business is well-placed to continue its goals and strategy with the leadership of high performing staff.
Building a high performance team involves more than just randomly assembling a group of talented individuals. Here are six key steps to building and maintaining a strong, cohesive and effective team.