Category Archives: HR/OB

Team Building – A Real Art of Man Management

Team Building is an all time and a real time goal in all industries that is believed to yield Efficiency. While talking about Team Building/Team Management, we have to consider into account the very basic nature of human being vis-a-vis Human Traits, Behaviors, Attitudes and other Psychological characters along with other technical skills. Continue reading

Minor Illnesses Account for Millions of Absences in UK Workforce

With the summer winding down and a chilly breeze persuading many of us back into cardigans, it’s only a matter of time before sniffle season starts. 2013 may have seen a drop in workplace absenteeism from 2012’s slight rise (plus an overall drop of 47 million lost working days since 1993), but when the cold weather rolls around, it is minor illness which is likely to be the second most common reason why our workforce won’t be at their desks in 2014. Continue reading

How to Find Work on the NHS as an Overseas Nurse

The National Health Service is regularly regarded as the best health care system in the world, and with this in mind, if you’re a nurse working internationally, you might have always dreamed of working on for the NHS. Of course, it would be fair of you to think that fining employment on the NHS would be an impossible feat, but in reality, it’s not as difficult as you might think. So, if you’re prepared to do some research and put a lot of hard work in around your current employment shifts, you could find yourself working for the world’s best health care system. Here’s how. Continue reading

Motivation and Love of the Job – Eric Schiffer Explains they Don’t Always Go Hand-in-Hand

When we love our jobs, we expect to be motivated to always do exceptional work; to be enthusiastic and filled with energy and ideas, right? Not necessarily. Conversely, when we hate our jobs, that’s when we underperform, are slothful and execute poorly, isn’t it? Perhaps not always. Motivation, like inspiration, doesn’t inevitably strike when it is most convenient or useful, and even when we are in love with our jobs, we can sometimes find ourselves lacking initiative. How can we light that elusive fire underneath ourselves in both the best and worst of circumstances? Continue reading

Creating a Safe Workplace by Maintaining Your Business Premises

In the UK the greatest cause of work related death is asbestos, which unfortunately contributes to around 4,500 deaths each year. This building material, which was widely used for domestic and non domestic buildings before the year 2000, can release dangerous fibres into the air when damaged. Exposure to these fibres can lead to four lung diseases. These are mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and pleural thickening. If you are the owner of a non-domestic property then it is your responsibility to manage asbestos, and ensure that you are complying with the latest Health and Safety Regulations. Not only is this a legal duty, it also helps to protect everyone on site and will allow for peace of mind. Continue reading