Keeping Your Good People

Keeping Your Good People

Recently I met with a client, and I could sense that something was on their mind. When I asked them, their reply was “the usual Leigh – I just can’t keep my good people. I’m over it!” Sadly, this is not the first time I have heard this as this issue has increased in...
What’s with all this HR stuff?

What’s with all this HR stuff?

I am often asked, so what do you HR lot actually do? Don’t you just hire and fire people? Sometimes these questions come with a roll of the eyes, as the person asking the question has memories of when HR was known as Personnel – the ones in charge of creating...
Managing Those who seem to not give a Damn

Managing Those who seem to not give a Damn

Ever heard of a guy called Disengaged Doug? When he first began working for a local plumbing company, he blew his bosses away. He was on time, worked hard and had an amazing skill set to match. Yet over time, something changed. He started turning up late, and often...