Our most positive results in the Halifax manufacturing sector are rooted in employee engagement. Employees who are engaged and committed to an organisation’s success bring innovative ideas, reduce waste, provide excellent customer service and produce quality work. Millennials now represent the largest generation in the workforce and their values of collaboration and work-life integration will shape workplace culture. Today’s employee wants to be involved in deciding how and where their individual skills and talents can be best utilized by the organization. Mindful Leadership and creating a workplace where people want to work are critical to attracting and retaining talent.
- How to communicate with clarity, honesty and transparency
- Multiple generations in the workplace
- Understanding individual values and behaviours
- Coaching others to improve performance
- Employee career development
- Creating a culture of empowerment and accountability
- Emotional Intelligence
- Developing authentic relationships
- Having fun and celebrating successes
Change is constant and is happening at a rate faster than ever before in history. One of the keys to success in a production environment is understanding that change management must involve all the key players in your business from employees to leadership. Organisations must continually grow and adapt to survive. Traditional command and control models are outdated and there is a great need to build change capacity and focus on strength based leadership. Change takes many forms; technology, software, equipment, process, strategy, merger, and restructuring to name a few. For a change project to be successful, assistance with the people side of that change is often required.
- Engaging all stakeholders affected by the change
- Addressing human emotions and negative reactions towards change
- Addressing culture, mindset and behavior changes that are required to be successful
- Identifying required resources such as time, money and talent
- Identifying how the change with interface with day to day operations
- Defining the roles and structure for decision making during the change process
- How to link the change effort to the business strategy in the minds of stakeholders
Marketplace pressure to do more with less requires leaders to continue to grow and evolve. Multiple generations in the workplace, technology, and the global marketplace have changed the business environment. As a result, the skills and competencies of what makes a successful leader have also changed. Leaders must know who they are, understand their own behaviours and have high emotional intelligence to produce consistent positive results.
- Effective communication skills
- Authentic leadership
- Multiple generations and team dynamics
- Empowering team members
- Developing strengths in others
- Decision making models
- Strategic planning
HR Toolkit for Managers and Frontline Supervisors
Managers, supervisors and team leads rarely receive formal Human Resources training. This can lead to needless frustration, wasted time and costly mistakes. Issues that are not addressed (or addressed poorly) fester, stagnate growth and interfere with achieving performance goals.
HR training gives managers the tools and confidence to handle common workplace situations. It is a small investment that pays dividends again and again.
- Effective Communication
- Conflict resolution
- Managing Attendance
- Performance Management and progressive discipline
- Having difficult conversations
- Conducting performance reviews
- Respect in the workplace
- Understanding different leadership styles
- Managing Stress in the workplace