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What does the human resources cycle involve, and how can organisations improve their approach to ensure employees have the best possible experience?
The human resources cycle is the employee journey within the organisation they work for. It begins from the moment they first encounter the organisation, and continues until the day they leave.
Managing performance well and consistently is essential to retain your best staff, and ensure they're helping you achieve your strategic goals.
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.
Benefits and rewards need to support the culture of your organisation and send a message about what behaviours you require. To be really effective, however, your rewards strategy also needs to take into account what your employees value - which means considering 'out-of-the-box' benefits.