Block Management Tips & Advice
Fun in the Workplace = An Engaged, Productive, Healthy Workforce
    Retention, motivation, innovation, productivity, wellbeing and the success of a business are all factors that are impacted by how happy a business’s employees are. They all decline when employees are disengaged and unhappy, just as they all improve when employees...
Celebrate Your People - Recognise & Reward

Celebrate Your People - Recognise & Reward

Wednesday, 13 November 2019
      As humans, we quite often seek validation from others. One of the biggest employee motivators is being recognised for hard work and being held in high esteem by their Manager or peers.   The most valuable asset in a business is...
Survey your Employees - How happy are they really?
  Growing a business successfully means being able to keep your best employees. In the modern marketplace there isn’t an expectation that they will stay for their whole career, but it is realistic to aim for 3-4 years at least as...
TACKLING THE DISENGAGED EMPLOYEE TO LEAVER TREND
  Why your team aren’t engaged   This is the first important issue to understand and address. There can be many reasons for a lack of engagement, so consider the below before writing someone off as a bit of a slacker. As...
Deliver on your promises or lose your top performers
  Your top performers are the people that drive your business success. They show up for work, put in the effort and get the results. Sometimes they seek recognition and sometimes knowing they’ve done their job well is reward enough. But...
How performance reviews impact your employees
  Performance reviews, although an important part of maintaining an optimum functioning business, are stressful, for both managers and employees. It’s unpleasant being under the spotlight, not knowing if you’ve done enough. And for managers, having to tell team members that...
Use succession plans to retain your top employees
    It is one thing building up a high performing team, it’s quite another to retain them. Perhaps because in trying to retain them there is the perception that everything must stay the same. However, change happens whether you like it...
What makes a winning award entry, from a judge’s point of view
      Our Managing Director Alice Cadfan-Lewis has been on the judging panel for the ARMA Ace Awards and the Property Management 50 , so we asked her what makes an award entry standout. Where do you start and what will appeal to...
What i do and how can i help YOU?
      Let’s start with a bit of background… Before Block Recruit (that seems like a lifetime ago!) I was completing my A Levels in Business Management and Media Studies. I was also a competitive figure skater and competed as part of...
Positive Mind Positive Job Search

Positive Mind Positive Job Search

Monday, 10 December 2018
  A Job search can be an emotional rollercoaster, staying positive until you have secured a new position can be very difficult. When candidates first contact me, some have almost given up on their job search and feel like being unhappy...
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