Part of being a good manager and leader is about becoming aware of and sorting out problems within your team and the working environment as a whole. Everyone goes through problems at certain times in their life, and while no one likes personal problems to have an impact on their professional life, it can and does happen. The most important thing is to know that there is someone who can provide a shoulder if it’s needed. The same applies to any problems which may occur in a professional capacity as well.
Staff appraisals or staff performance reviews are pretty common in most organizations these days. While these sessions should be an ideal opportunity to reflect and get the best from each and every employee, it does not always turn out that way. So what are the 5 biggest mistakes managers make when carrying out staff appraisals?
Leading is a tough role. The reason individuals make it into a leadership role is because they are very good at what they do. However, effectively facilitating and orchestrating every leadership aspect is challenging. For example, leaders may set out with the intention of building a team that delivers. Many succeed, while others struggle. So how can you, as a leader, build a team that delivers?
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Business Club Ikeja (BCI) has urged on the National Assembly to quick the passage of the Development Planning and Project Continuity Bill saying that the passage of the bill will help in addressing problems of infrastructure deficit in Nigeria
Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has resuscitated and commenced its one year vocational training programme to boost Nigeria’s manpower needs, as part of efforts to address the challenge posed by inadequate and unskilled manpower in the economy.
Retired workers of Odua Printing Ltd, a subsidiary of Odua Investment Ltd have decried the non-payment of their pensions.
The retirees, who made the plea while fielding questions from newsmen in Lagos, appealed to the company’s management to consider their plight and save them from dying in penury.
World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) has reaffirmed commitment to fighting for the rights of the children that suffer in conditions of wars, poverty and malnutrition.
Stories by UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Asst News Editor
Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers’ Union (RATTAWU) has called on the Federal Government, to shift the date set for the digital switch to 2020.
The union noted that the 2015 date was unrealistic, alleging that government seemed unprepared to address the challenges of funding and legislative backing including unresolved labour issues.
Wage growth around the world slowed in 2013 to 2.0 per cent compared to 2.2 per cent in 2012 but it is yet to catch up to the pre-crisis rates of about 3.0 per cent, according to the ILO’s global wage report. Even this modest growth in global wages was driven almost entirely by emerging G20 economies where wages increased by 6.7 per cent in 2012 and 5.9 per cent in 2013.
Immediate past President of the National Union of Hotels and Personal Services Workers (NUHPSW), Comrade Leke Success, has described the return of the Non- Academic Staff Union of Educational And Associated Institutions (NASU) to the Nigeria Labour Congress as a welcome development .