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MUST TRY HARDER - when star performers get complacent

You might think this is a strange question, but it is something we have been asked on more than one occasion - and here’s an admission - I used to be one of those people! So let me tell you about it from my perspective.
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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN FRIENDSHIP AND LEADERSHIP

In the early days of a business it can be a great way to establish culture. Employing your friends or family is often an easy way to ensure the people you work with ‘get’ you and the culture you’re trying to create. But professional relationships can become just as complicated as personal ones, that’s even when friendships aren’t involved!
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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR BEST EMPLOYEES

We’ve all got those employees that you can 100% rely on. Not only are they really good at their jobs, but they just ‘get’ you. You know that no matter what happens they have your back and you can trust that even when times get tough they’ll get stuck in. So how do you make sure that these employees stick with you and don’t go running off into the sunset for pastures new?
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A SUCCESSFUL SC-HR TRAINING DAY

Last week saw the Introduction to Management training course conducted by South Coast HR, which was a great success.
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Q+A WITH EMILY PERRY, FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Regardless of your career background, building a business is a substantial challenge and nerve wracking experience for anyone. For many the risk will pay off and bring with it huge rewards and satisfaction - but not without a few challenges! Emily Perry, our founding director, discusses some key challenges she has seen with clients, and subsequently how she advised them through this.
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RETAINING MOTIVATION THROUGH BUSINESS GROWTH

Employee motivation is a well known concern of most business owners. It’s essential to productivity and particularly important during periods of business growth - this is an exciting but demanding time and you need all hands on deck to get the business where you want it to go.