for April, 2014

Ways to Retain Your Employees

Posted on April 28, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

Most companies nowadays rarely view employee retention as a concern unless executives fear that their valued employees may seriously be considering leaving. Such ostrich-like mindset ignores all opportunities to keep people even from thinking about leaving, and often brings forth inevitable high turnover that costs both time and productivity. In fact, the war of employee retention begins at the hiring stage. Learn more about comprehensive retention strategies here.

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Successful Onboarding of New Hires

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

Studies have shown that better onboarding processes can significantly improve employee retention, productivity and return on investment. The key to a beneficial onboarding program lies in understanding the needs of new hires, and balancing them with what the company hopes to achieve through better engagement and communication. Some essential components of an onboarding program include integrating employees into the corporate culture and the use of social media strategies as interactive communication tools with employees. Click here to find out more.


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Staff Retention Workshop

Posted on April 15, 2014 in Newsroom, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

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Pure Academy would like to thank you all participates who gave us their opinions to help us to improve our Signature Programs. 2-day Staff Retention Workshop hold on 9 & 10 April. Our staff enjoyed the moment a lot.


“The trainer can draw the attention and has good interaction with trainee.”

“It’s interactive, many information, very clear message and the trainer train with passion.”

“Fun, Keep energy level high.”

“Course was balanced well with activities.”

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Getting Rid of Carrot and Stick: Motivating Employees

Posted on April 8, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

It’s time for HR managers to rethink the assumptions and protocols beneath our businesses, how we motivate people, how we apply our human resources – it’s built entirely around these extrinsic motivators, around carrots and sticks. However, this is no longer applicable to the 21st century: the secret to high performance, in fact, lies in unseen intrinsic drive. The new operating system for our businesses revolves around three elements: autonomy, mastery and purpose: Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives; Mastery: the desire to get better and better at something that matters; Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves. These are the building blocks of an entirely new operating system for our businesses. Find out more about how to motivate your employees here.

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Workplace As A Feedback Desert

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

What’s the matter with Millennials? Many of us interpret our younger colleagues’ badgering as some sort of deep-seated emotional neediness – the legacy of cushy childhoods where at breakfast each morning their parents fed them heaping bowls of self-esteem. The question we should be asking isn’t “What’s the matter with Millennials?” Instead, we ought ask: “What’s the matter with the workplace?”  In fact, if you have a think about it, the workplace is one of the most feedback-deprived places in modern life. Click here to find out more about strategies for greening the desert – and making the workplace a little more feedback-rich.

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