Working Smart: What Can We Learn from Management Theories?

It will come as no surprise that work is an absolutely intrinsic part of modern life. It underpins just about every aspect of our society, from working and earning a living on the personal level, to generating revenue on a company level, work keeps the world spinning. Given that we will spend over a third […]

The Personality Test Test

So you want to get to know your employees better, and you’ve decided that personality tests can be a helpful method of understanding the different ways people work, behave and react. You’re heading in the right direction – although a question and answer session will never tell you everything you need to know about an […]

Infographic: Personality Tests – What’s the Difference?

Understanding a bit more about your employees – how they work and what they’re looking for in their job – is an essential part of creating a company culture that really cares, as well as an important tool for motivation and engagement. There are plenty of personality tests that you can give your employees, each […]

It’s Time to Spring Clean your Bad Workplace Habits

Do your staff have a tendency to check their work emails out of hours? Eat their lunch at their desks? Work overtime regularly? Then it’s time to clean up your workplace’s bad habits. Employee engagement can really suffer from bad workplace habits such as a competitive culture that involves working through lunches, staying late and […]

The Changing Face Of Work

Just as the way people work in the UK has changed a great deal over the past few decades – a move away from manufacturing to a service-based economy, the proliferation of computer use, and so on – so too has the way people are actually employed changed to match. Zero-hour contracts, an increase in […]

Drowned Out: Why Rewarding Those Who Shout the Loudest Can Be Bad For Business

How do you identify the best-performing members of staff? Some roles will have the productivity figures to make it simple – but it can often be more difficult, which can provide an extra challenge when it comes to recognition and rewards for your employees. When a team succeeds on a project, for example, is it […]