Clara Pound

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Recruiting the Right Person for your Business

Recruiting a new person is one of the most exciting times for any business – following are a few of things which the experts do which can make the process safer and more productive for you and your business. These notes are provided as a guide for the employment process and will allow you to [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments


We do, however, realize the critical importance of being able to accurately and clearly express your feelings when communicating with colleagues. Therefore the following list of 5 New and Innovative TRY SAYING phrases have been provided as suggestions so that proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in an effective manner. Instead Of: You [...]

By |February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boss OR Best Friend, Why you can’t be both!

All human beings have a very basic desire/ a need to be liked and to be popular.  Whether we are an employee/cleaner/receptionist/manager/consultant or just plain human being, we want to be liked – that is unless we are a narcissist and are not aware of it. As a people manager this basic need often leads [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

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By |January 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Communication and Respect

Respectful, positive communication is an essential component of successful people management, however, communication with employees needs to be incredibly sensitive, considerate and most of all respectful.  This is not only required by legislation but is also the only way that business can ensure that it achieves the outcomes it requires of its employees. When working [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Let’s Party… Is it All Too Much?

It might seem unnecessary now, however the following is our very best advice for enjoying your Staff Christmas Party while keeping you, your employees and your business safe in the future!! The question being asked by many businesses-  Do we have to have a staff Christmas Party? Remember always.... ‘An ounce of prevention can be [...]

By |December 8th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Communication- Just another ‘C’ word?

Continuing on from last month.....because communication -good quality, respectful, thoughtful communication is so very important, we are still focused on our communication topic.  Many employees will tell us that the communication within the organisation they work for is selective/secretive, often not supportive and respectful – why is this, when people managers will tell us that [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Communication? Or just an Information Dump!

Without a doubt one of the most frequently heard complaints from employees is that they are treated like mushrooms – kept in the dark and they don’t know what is ‘ going on’..... So they say things like – “There is not enough Communication around here” .....”We never know what is going on”. And this [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Parting of the Ways – by any other name?

Termination, sacking, getting rid of – these are often the terms many an employer will use when what they really want to do is ‘part ways safely’ with an employee who is bringing the business some grief. While the words aren’t fabulous, they are often stated at the end of a long road by a [...]

By |September 7th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Tats and Facial Piercings – Where Do They Fit into Your Business?

To everyone’s horror there is nothing to stop an employee from having visible tattoos or facial piercings.  It really is a personal choice.  Unfortunately it can also be evocative and is often seen as unprofessional.  You as business owner did not get into business to pay someone who has tats and facial piercings, Right?   So [...]

By |August 10th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments