Last month UHY Haines Norton, in conjunction with the BNZ, hosted a seminar focusing on your business’s most valuable asset: people. Did you know that 57% of New Zealand employees are disengaged, and 66% of employees believe that their managers do not know what motivates them?
Three major concepts for building a winning personnel team were presented:
- Attract talent: have strong, visible core company values, understand the perception of your brand
- Recruit talent: value attitude over skill, attain multiple points of view, have a consistent, scripted process
- Develop and grow talent: spend time and focus on star employees, do not tolerate poor performance, measure engagement
The seminar was well attended by over 130 people, who generally agreed that there was a lot of valuable information presented, as well as practical ideas for taking action within their own businesses.