Managing Blended Workforces in the Gig Economy

Over the past decade, the way the world goes to work has changed a great deal – and some may say for the worse. A growing number of people are on zero-hour contracts and firms such as Uber and Deliveroo have tried classing workers as self-employed to avoid providing holiday or sick pay. These changes, […]

Improving Your Candidate Experience

When does your relationship with your employees begin? Their first day at work? Not quite – it begins the second they send you their application. A bad experience as a candidate means a negative image for a company – even if the candidate in question goes on to get the job. You want new hires […]

What is meant by employee engagement?

If you Google the phrase “definition of employee engagement” then you’ll come up with thousands of ideas about what employee engagement is. For example: “The emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.” Kevin Kruse, Forbes Contributor and NY Times Best Selling Author “An emergent and working condition as a positive cognitive, […]

Respect your employees

Leaders play a significant part in employee engagement. It is our leaders that enable the full potential of employees to shine, that empower them to make decisions and be innovative, and invest in the potential of their staff with mentoring, additional responsibility and training. And crucial to this is a leader showing respect for their […]

Employee engagement: sharing your ‘why’

Happy employees are engaged, motivated and productive, so it makes sense to ensure that your employees are happy and they give their very best at work. People don’t buy what you do. People buy why you do it. Sharing your organisation’s purpose, why it does what it does, drives positive behaviour. In other words, if […]

5 challenges that every HR professional faces

HR has changed over the last decade to a more strategic role that helps companies achieve their goals and vision. But with that, comes a number of challenges HR professionals need to recognise and overcome if they are to deliver on their strategic role. Here are five challenges that every HR professional faces:   Recruiting […]