Advice for managers

Successful managers encourage and facilitate a productive, effective and engaged workforce. Employees supervised by highly engaged leadership teams are 39% more likely to be engaged themselves, which then has a positive impact on productivity, innovation and customer service levels. As a team leader or manager, you can help attract exceptional staff and make your organisation a preferred employer by creating positive relationships with your team.

4 in 10 organisations cannot find the talent or hire fast enough, if you can inspire your team you will find attracting and retaining skilled tech talent will become much easier.

Management advice for hiring managers

Hiring managers are responsible for a wide variety of tasks as well as their technical responsibilities, including hiring, training new employees, coaching and developing existing employees, conducting timely performance evaluations, controlling budgets, translating corporate goals into functional and individual goals, dealing with resignations and terminations, and problem resolution. This is a lot of responsibility for one person but despite this wide remit 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training.

Tech leaders’ top tips to manage remote teams effectively

With many employees now working from home (WFH), for some, this is a completely new way of working. Managing a remote team, particularly in these circumstances, requires team leaders to adjust. So, to help you, we asked tech leaders (some of which already manage employees WFH) for their top tips for effectively managing remote teams.

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How to protect your employees working from home

As an employer you must provide a safe and healthy environment for all your workers and take their welfare needs into account. If your staff are now working from home, you need to review your occupational health and safety guidance to ensure their wellbeing is maintained.

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Remote team building activities, what are your options?

If your team is working from home, you might be wondering how you can boost team morale. Just because you’re working remotely doesn’t mean you can’t implement team building activities, it’s about thinking outside the box and trying new things to keep spirits up.

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How to successfully manage a remote team

With more and more employers facilitating remote working and enabling employees to work from home (WFH), knowing how to successfully manage a remote team and maintain productivity is vital. Here we share simple strategies to keep your remote team on track.

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Team building activities for technology companies

Mention these two words “team building” at work and chances are people will sigh coupled with an eye roll, followed by an excuse as to why they can’t make it. That’s because team building activities are often forced upon us and feel like awkward fun. No surprise they have a bad rap!

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5 ways to motivate your tech team

With more and more money being invested into British technology the ‘war’ for top tech talent continues. Keeping your team motivated is vitally important to retain valuable employees. So, what can you do to motivate your tech team? Here we look at 5 top tips.

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How can succession planning help your business?

What is succession planning and how can it help your business? Succession plans are essential to disaster-proof your business if someone were to leave but it can also improve staff retention if you create a culture where employees are recognised and promoted.

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How to help employees return to work from furlough

With coronavirus lockdown restrictions slowly lifting, employers are starting to think about recalling furloughed employees. What are the challenges and how can you ensure a smooth transition when they return to work?

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Outplacement services

Are you restructuring or downsizing? Are you worried about making redundancies and how this will impact morale? We provide support to your employees affected by redundancy, helping them confidently navigate the job market and quickly transition into a new role.

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