HR Services

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Recruit to retain

Sustainable people solutions for your business

synchronise relationships

Culture, Values & Purpose

Motivation & Enagement

Coaching, Training & Development

  Recruit to Retain

One of the biggest service delivery areas in the HR space, recruiting is about getting the right people in the right roles. It also supports the identification of critical talent and  the retention and accelerated progression of those capable of excelling.

“Recruit to Retain” is a strategic approach that organisations use to not only attract and hire top talent but also ensure that employees remain and thrive within the company for the long term. This strategy acknowledges the close link between recruitment and retention, emphasising that the effort to bring in new talent should go hand-in-hand with creating an environment where employees feel valued, engaged, and motivated to stay. This service also focuses on maximising the potential of current employees, utilising workforce planning to identify critical talent, and supporting the retention and accelerated progression of those capable of excelling

Why is Recruit to Retain Important?

Staff retention is crucial for several reasons, significantly impacting both the operational and financial health of an organization. By focusing on recruiting to retain, organizations can:

  • Build Stability: A stable workforce reduces the disruptions caused by high turnover rates.
  • Enhance Productivity: Engaged and satisfied employees are typically more productive and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Save Costs: Lower turnover rates reduce the costs associated with recruiting, hiring, and training new employees.
  • Foster Growth: Retaining top talent ensures that the organization benefits from their experience and expertise, driving innovation and growth.
  • Boost Morale: A focus on employee retention leads to higher job satisfaction and morale, which can further enhance loyalty and commitment to the organization.

How We Can Help

By partnering with us, you can build a more stable, productive, and engaged workforce, ultimately contributing to your long-term success. Let us help you not only attract the best talent but also ensure they stay and grow with your organisation.

      Synchronising Relationships

    Synchronizing relationships in the workplace, also known as Employee Relationss (ER) is a crucial aspect of human resources that focuses on the relationship between employers and employees. It encompasses a broad range of activities aimed at ensuring a positive, productive, and legally compliant work environment.

    Key Components of Employee Relations:

    • Performance Management: Facilitating effective performance management processes to boost productivity and employee satisfaction.
    • Legal Compliance: Ensuring all people practices comply with legal requirements to minimize the risk of litigation and penalties.
    • Policy Development: Creating and implementing people policies that promote fairness and consistency in the workplace.
    • Union and Employee Body Relations: Managing the relationship between the organization and unions or employee representative bodies.
    • Dispute Resolution: Handling disputes, grievances, disciplinaries, and appeals in an appropriate and fair manner.
    • Managerial Training: Upskilling managers to handle employee issues effectively and fairly.

    Why is Employee Relations Important?

    Effective employee relations are vital for several reasons:

    • Promotes a Positive Work Environment: Good ER practices help create a workplace where employees feel valued and engaged.
    • Enhances Productivity: Engaged and satisfied employees are more productive and contribute positively to the organization’s goals.
    • Reduces Turnover: Effective ER practices can reduce employee turnover, saving costs related to hiring and training new staff.
    • Ensures Legal Compliance: Proper management of employee relations ensures that the organization adheres to labor laws and regulations.
    • Mitigates Risks: By handling disputes and grievances effectively, organizations can avoid potential legal issues and maintain a positive reputation.

    How We Can Help

    By partnering with Synchrony HR, you can ensure that your organisation maintains strong, positive relationships with its employees, fostering a productive and harmonious workplace.

      Culture, Values and Purpose

    Workplace Culture refers to the shared values, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that characterize an organization and guide its practices. It encompasses the environment in which employees work, how they interact with one another, and the organization’s overall ethos and goals.

    Key Components of Workplace Culture:

    • Values and Beliefs: The core principles that guide the behavior and decision-making processes within the organization.
    • Work Environment: The physical and psychological conditions in which employees work, including the office setup, work-life balance, and overall atmosphere.
    • Leadership Style: The approach and behavior of leaders and managers, which significantly influence the workplace culture.
    • Communication Patterns: The ways in which information is shared and how employees interact with each other and with management.
    • Norms and Practices: The established routines, traditions, and practices that shape daily operations and interactions.
    • Employee Behavior and Attitudes: The collective behavior and attitudes of employees, which reflect and reinforce the workplace culture.

    Why is Workplace Culture Important?

    Workplace culture is crucial because it significantly impacts various aspects of an organization. A positive culture enhances employee engagement and satisfaction, leading to higher morale and motivation and boosts productivity and performance. It fosters innovation and creativity by providing an open, inclusive environment that encourages idea-sharing and risk-taking. A positive culture also enhances the company’s reputation, making it an attractive place to work and do business with, and improves relationships with customers, partners, and stakeholders.

    How We Can Help

    At Synchrony HR, we specialise in helping organisations develop and maintain a positive workplace culture through:

    • Culture Assessment
    • Strategy Development
    • Behavioral Guidance
    • Managerial Training
    • Well-Being; Diversity and Inclusion and Employee Engagement Initiatives

     Motivation and Engagement

    Engagement and employee experience is a vital part of the HR agenda and we can support you with: reward and benefits, the psychological contract, health and wellbeing and engagement surveys.

    Motivation in the workplace refers to the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that drive employees to take action and achieve goals. It encompasses the individual’s desire to perform tasks well, pursue career advancement, and contribute to the organization’s success. Motivation can be influenced by various elements such as recognition, rewards, personal growth opportunities, and a sense of purpose.

    Engagement, on the other hand, refers to the emotional commitment and involvement an employee has towards their organization and its goals. Engaged employees are enthusiastic about their work, fully immersed in their tasks, and willing to go the extra mile to help the organization succeed.

    Why is Motivation and Engagement Important?

    • Productivity
    • Higher Job Satisfaction
    • Retention
    • Enhanced Innovation and Creativity
    • Better Customer Service
    • Stronger Organisational Commitment
    • Positive Workplace Culture

    How We Can Help

    At Synchrony HR, we understand the importance of fostering motivation and engagement within your organization. Our tailored solutions are designed to empower your workforce and create a positive work environment where employees thrive. 

       Coaching, Training and Development

      Also referred to as L&D, or Learning and Development, this refers to the processes and initiatives within an organization aimed at enhancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of its employees. It encompasses various activities, including training programs, workshops, mentoring, coaching, and e-learning, designed to support employee growth and development.

      Why is Training and Development Important?

      Learning and Development (L&D) is crucial in a business for creating a skilled, engaged, and adaptable workforce that drives business success and maintains a competitive edge in the market.

      Skill Enhancement: L&D programs help employees acquire new skills and knowledge, making them more effective in their roles.

      Career Advancement: Providing opportunities for learning and growth demonstrates the organization’s commitment to employee development, fostering loyalty and retention.

      Employee Engagement: Investing in L&D shows employees that they are valued, leading to higher engagement levels and job satisfaction.

      Adaptability and Innovation: Continuous learning enables employees to adapt to changes in the business environment and contribute to innovation and problem-solving.

      Talent Attraction and Retention: Offering robust L&D opportunities makes the business more attractive to potential hires and helps retain top talent by providing opportunities for advancement.

      Performance Improvement: Employees who receive regular training and development are better equipped to perform their roles, leading to improved performance and productivity.

      Succession Planning: L&D initiatives help identify and develop future leaders within the business, ensuring continuity and succession in key roles.


      How We Can Help

      • Grasping the basics of HR: a HR Essentials for new business
      • Line Manager training; Compassionate Leadership training
      • Devising development and career pathways for individuals
      • Offering skills and personal development opportunities,
      • Career coaching; personal development; understanding behaviour and motivation;
      • Using psychometrics to understand behaviours and drive values

      Why Use Synchrony HR?

      Three of the biggest issues in business at the moment are

      • Recruitment
      • Retention
      • Engagement

      And a Synchrony HR Consultant can help you with all of those by auditing current practices, making recommendations to overcome any hurdles you are facing and support you in implementing successful Return on Investment practices.  Remember, a HR consultant is an expert!

      Synchrony HR values are driven by my unique MORE model that uses a people centric approach of motivation, engagement, opportunity and reward to develop sustainable, long term outcomes for all stakeholders in the employer-employee relationship.  

      Alongside this, other values include meaningful work, diversity inclusion and belonging and compassionate leadership.


      Synchrony HR:

      • Helps businesses create value from their human resources by developing their employer-employee relationships;
      • Helps organisations to define and align their culture with the people who work in them, to increase retention and reputation;
      • Has a  focus on workplace culture being defined by the way people behave and interact as behaviours are much more tangible and action oriented than values;
      • Can simplify HR processes, compliance and procedures by using streamlined HRIS software;
      • Can support your recruitment initiatives and provide an ATS that is simple to use, yet effective in reducing workload and time spent on processing;
      • Has a mission to help businesses align their organisational objectives with employee satisfaction and performance, fostering workplace practices that are ethical, equitable and empowering;
      • Can offer a range of behaviour profiling and psychometric tools to enable professional development and team building.

      Services are accessible through different payment structures. See our pricing for more details.

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