hr consulting : reward + recognition

We help organisations motivate and engage their teams by co-creating reward and recognition programmes that are built specifically for the needs of your people. This begins with gathering feedback to establish a sense of your employees’ perception of existing programmes as well as insights into what matters most to them. We then create a framework that ensures your people can be seen, feel valued and are rewarded for what they do.

Performance
Management

New ways of working are driving organisations to rethink and reinvent the purpose and value of existing performance management programmes. Without a talented and engaged workforce, your business will struggle to achieve gains in productivity and performance. We work closely with our clients to help evolve their performance management approach with a focus on building authentic relationships and nurturing employee development and growth.

Remuneration
Review

Decipher Group has developed a proven methodology to create robust remuneration reviews, based on real-time market intelligence and professional advice. To complement the review process, we can assist with role analysis and role/position reviews. And to ensure your remuneration reviews are fit for purpose, we can also conduct audits to measure the effectiveness of your existing processes.

Employee
Retention Strategy

Is your business at risk of losing top talent? Businesses that are winning the war for talent have comprehensive employee retention strategies that remain ahead of market standards and trends. They re-evaluate their efforts regularly, reduce employee turnover, retain talent, and truly engage their people. Need help?

Total Rewards
Strategy

In a candidate driven market, organisations need to look beyond financial remuneration, to compete for talent. Companies recognised as an employer of choice, creatively combine traditional and non-traditional offerings to create a total rewards strategy that provides monetary, beneficial, and developmental rewards to employees relative to achievement. We can work with you to help you create, communicate, and evaluate the success of your total rewards strategy.

HR Consulting Services:

People Strategy

Decipher Group works closely with chief executives, boards, and senior leadership teams to understand what their businesses are trying to achieve and assist with creating a framework.

Operational HR

As a leading human resources provider, we know how to help businesses develop, initiate, and maintain the platforms, processes, and systems to support a positive and engaging workplace.

Employee Experience

Build your employee value proposition by truly listening to your people and engaging with them on the things that matter most.

Business Growth

Our human resources team can help you navigate change and plan for smooth transitions as your business grows and evolves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a hot topic globally – from the classroom through to the boardroom and breakroom, we all want to create spaces that are welcoming and where happiness and belonging are prioritised.

Behavioural Assessment

Decipher Group has the in-house capability to deliver a range of service solutions to our clients to support the assessment, selection, and development of talent.

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