Mikki Silverman

Mikki Silverman

Mikki Silverman

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How to avoid a bad hire in your business

For small and medium sized businesses, the makeup of your team can have a significant impact on overall performance. It comes down to not just having the right blend of skills but also the cohesiveness of the team and their engagement with the work that will give your business a competitive advantage. But what happens… Continue reading How to avoid a bad hire in your business

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Tap into the advantages of engaged workers

Employee engagement is a key theme for many SMEs as they struggle to attract and maintain talent in the highly competitive employment market. According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workforce report, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work and in Australia only 24% of workers are engaged. Employee engagement isn’t the same… Continue reading Tap into the advantages of engaged workers

Is now the right time to recruit? 5 questions to ask yourself

When planning for growth, one thing that often keeps business owners up at night is the question, “When is the right time to hire new staff?” Do you wait until you land that big new contract and then hire the staff you need? Or, do you take the risk and hire the staff first, so… Continue reading Is now the right time to recruit? 5 questions to ask yourself

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Managing flexible working arrangements: 4 things SMEs must understand

As the owner of an SME, it’s more important than ever in this rapidly-changing business environment to get flexible working schemes right. Compared to ten, or even five years ago, employees are now looking for more of a balance between their personal and work lives. This can be a great thing as flexible working arrangements… Continue reading Managing flexible working arrangements: 4 things SMEs must understand

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Get with the times: How to manage a multigenerational workforce

It’s not uncommon these days to have a wide age gap between your employees. Many businesses these days have an employee age range which spans across three generations – the Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y (or the Millennials). While each generation brings a distinct set of values, insights and expertise to the workplace,… Continue reading Get with the times: How to manage a multigenerational workforce

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