Harvest Human Resources Blog

When the dust settles…

July 26, 2017 | General After the dust settles.. reviewing your performance as a Manager in the performance review process.   As you look at your team, post review, what do you see? Do you have a committed, engaged and motivated team ready to take on their next challenge? Are there minor changes in behaviour based on the feedback? For...
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How Managers nail the performance review!

July 19, 2017 | General Do you hear a collective sigh from managers in the corridors as the annual performance review cycle draws near? Alternatively, are you that manager who approaches staff performance reviews with foreboding? It is not the commitment of time required in the planning, preparation and performance of reviews that causes this stress, but a manager’s utmost...
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What to do when you don’t get the stella performance review

July 5, 2017 | General Its that time of year again, when employees prep themselves for the Performance Review cycle- cue sweaty palms. Being on both sides of the fence, I have experienced both the feedback giving and also the receiving. And both can be hard to do, but I now write from the employee perspective and the feelings that...
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How to Pack Your Parachute!

May 8, 2017 | General Letting go of a stable but wrong job to pursue your career destiny! Can you remember how you felt when you started at your current workplace?  Were you excited?  Motivated?  Enthusiastic?  Full of great plans and ideas, hopes and dreams for career progression?  What has happened over the years?  Have you become stale?  Has the...
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How to Present Your Job Opportunity to Active Qualified Candidates using “seek”

March 1, 2017 | Employee Engagement, Employment Trends, Executive Search, Recruitment Agency, Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Trends, Resumes, Small Business We are all familiar with the ad with Karen Marshall enjoying a canoeing trip off the coast of Asia when she is approached by a Recruiter in another boat seeking exactly Karen’s skill set? “Karen…Karen Marshall! We’re looking for a Data Analyst!” Calls the recruiter. Karen, at first, tries to get away and says to her...
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Contemplating a Career Change this Year?

January 19, 2017 | Career Coaching You’ve taken a short break while your office was closed over the Christmas period. And now you find yourself dreading to go back to work. Perhaps a career change is on the cards. If you think that that may be an option for you, here are five tips to prepare you for a new career...
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Yes it’s time to hire…

January 16, 2017 | Recruitment Tips The holiday is over! The good news is that your emails and messages show very positive signs work has resumed and business confidence is up. There are more needs that your product or service can meet. In the midst of getting some order in place, one of your staff members calls you aside to tell...
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