Retaining Great Staff

5 Ways to Enhance Employee Engagement

employee engagementYou can usually spot engagement a mile off within a workplace; an employee who is engaged will be motivated, productive and will have a spring in their step. The importance of employee engagement should never be underestimated as engaged staff are innovative, committed and want to contribute to the success of their agency.

The Importance Of Employee Engagement

 

Engaged employees care about fulfilling the needs of clients and will want to provide an excellent service. Non engaged employees will fulfil the minimum requirements of their role, with one eye eagerly waiting for their lunch break to arrive and the clock to chime 5.… Read more

4 Reasons FOR Team Building Exercises

team buildingTeam building has been around for years and although some people roll their eyes at the mere thought of it, these types of exercises can actually prove to be highly beneficial for both individuals and businesses. Here at Source LF we use organised team building activities from time to time for a variety of reasons. And though I know members of staff who were skeptical about its benefits, those individuals seem to get the most out of it! Here I explore the reasons why you might do the same at your agency.… Read more

Simple Measures To Cut Costs Without Cutting Staff

cut costs without cutting staffAlthough we have seen some financial recovery over the past few years, many agencies still struggle to balance their books and make a profit. There is a constant balancing act between growing the business while ensuring overheads stay as low as possible; unfortunately this often means looking at methods of cutting costs.

A quick solution to cutting costs is often to reduce the headcount, but this doesn’t always turn out to be the most favourable option. Neither will you want to lose valuable members of your team.… Read more