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Can you coach under-performing employees and how do you approach it?

Written by Michelle Gapes on June 5th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Michelle Gapes on June 4th, 2019


Employees underperform for a variety of reasons - finding out the cause is key to providing a solution. Underperformance could be down to lack of knowledge, misunderstandings or external factors. How you approach underperformance is different in each case, and it's important to gather as much information as possible before determining the best solution.

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A New Breed of Top Management Team

Written by Strategic Pay on May 29th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Strategic Pay on May 29, 2019.

How the performance of the top management team is dealt with is critical, because it's absolutely linked with organisational success.
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Competitive Pay Considerations

Written by John McGill on May 9th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by John McGill on May, 9 2019.

This article was published in the February Issue of Employment Today.

Download a PDF version of the article here.

What makes a competitive salary is different for everyone, according to how they perceive their individual worth in relation to the external market and internal influences. Personal opinion plays a large part in an employee’s perception of what's fair. Naturally, an individual’s thoughts may be unrelated to what's really going on in the market, and it's not uncommon for employees to value their worth more highly than others, and above market rate. Find out more about how employees determine competitive pay and what it means to them.
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Why a Job Description shapes a Performance Review

Written by Nigel Murphy on April 29th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Nigel Murphy on April 29,, 2019.

This article was published in the May Issue of NZ Management Magazine

When it comes to performance reviews, the job description is crucial for informing individual goals and aligning them with the overall business strategy.

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Collective CEO Wisdom on Managing a Top Team

Written by Strategic Pay on April 24th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Annie Gray based off interview with Dr Ann Hutchison on April 24, 2019.

This article was published in the May Issue of NZ Management Magazine and you can download a copy of the article here. 

CEOs across the spectrum of New Zealand’s business sector are very clear on what they want in their top team - they want them performing as one cohesive, integrated unit. Collaboration is the key word. The problem is CEOs don’t seem, in many instances, to be getting the unity they seek. 
 

Value Added: Job Evaluation

Written by Christine Whelan on March 21st, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Christine Whelan and John McGill on March 21, 2019.

This article was published in the March Issue of Employment Today.

Job evaluation - what's it all about and what's in it for you and your organisation? Christine Whelan and John McGill explain why it's important to have a structure that reflects the value of all the jobs in your workplace.
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Should Remuneration be based on Performance?

Written by Christine Whelan on February 22nd, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Christine Whelan on February 22, 2019.

This article was published in the February Issue of Employment Today.

Performance-based pay is about rewarding employees with remuneration packages that reflect their successful achievement of the requirements of their role. Performance-related pay can work well if properly structured with clear guidelines for assessment, however, without tangible goals and targets it's difficult to justify. Implementing a fair system requires solid systems and procedures as well as regular opportunities for employees to demonstrate their achievements.

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Understanding the Complexities of Pay Structures

Written by Christine Whelan on February 21st, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Christine Whelan on February 21, 2019.

This article was published in the March Issue of NZ Management Magazine

An important part of the conversation around pay structures is how to make them transparent within the organisation and to what extent that should be facilitated. 
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What to do When asking for a Raise doesn't Work

Written by Strategic Pay on February 15th, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Strategic Pay on February 15, 2019.

Cathy Hendry, a Senior Consultant at Strategic Pay, advises staff to be proactive when it comes to asking for a salary increase.
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How to Identify when it's time for Organisational Change

Written by Yee-Wei Ooi on January 21st, 2019.      0 comments


Written by Yee-Wei Ooi on January 21, 2019.

This article was published in the January Issue of NZ Management Magazine.
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