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Grow the power of your team

Liz Chiva

HR Director
14/06/2019

We all know that in team sports, the ones that work together effectively are generally most successful. The same applies to businesses! It’s crucial to engage your team and create the right environment for them to thrive and drive your business forward to achieve its goals.

Did you know that ‘The Sunday Times 100 best companies to work for’ consistently outperform their sectors by 15-20%?

Creating the right environment for your team to thrive

The key ingredients for creating the team are:

  • Camaraderie – Individuals need to feel part of a team!
  • Achievement - Everyone wants to feel that what they are doing is worthwhile.
  • Responsibility – Do you give your team member this?
  • Equity – Do your team believe they are treated fairly?

Understanding the personalities within your team

To build a strong team you need to understand the personalities of everyone within your team to ensure you work effectively together and minimise tensions. Profiling is a great way of finding out what makes your team tick and the best way to communicate with them. It will give you a better understanding of why your team members behave the way they do and help you to build a better team to achieve better results.

Profiling is also a fantastic way to inform recruitment decisions and understand how to help new members joining your team to quickly become productive.

How Hallidays can help

Our HR team offers a personality profiling service called DISC, which is based on four broad personality types:

The starting point is a straightforward process of completing a questionnaire. From there we analyse your responses to obtain your comprehensive personal report. We make recommendations to improve communications within your team by understanding personality types and supporting everyone to work effectively together. You can learn about profiling by reading one of our DISC success stories or contacting our HR team on 0161 476 8276 or hr@hallidays.co.uk.

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