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Getting the most from your employees

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Getting the most from your employees

This guide is intended to help you maximise the contribution that your employees make to your business. The focus here will be on a number of areas including recruitment, engagement, training and communication. 

Tailor your approach

Almost everything you do with regard to your employees will have some impact on how they perform - from the type of employees you recruit in the first instance, to what you pay them, to how you manage them on a day to day basis.

Every business is different and faces its own unique challenges, so what works well for some, might not have the same positive impact on other companies. Some commonly accepted factors that help to maximise employee contribution are illustrated in the diagram below.

Factors required to get the best from your people. At the centre of it all is leadership probably the most important factor in getting the most from your employees.


Jn seeking to get the most from your employees, it's vital that you don't overlook just how important leadership really is. It has been proven through many studies, across a variety of sectors, that there's a strong correlation between management effectiveness and employee performance.

Therefore, the first step in getting the most from your employees is to get the most  from yourself and your management team. For more information on improving your personal leadership skills, read the Leadership Skills Online Guide.