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 […]

Ten top tips to help you communicate more efficiently with your employees

Trying to create employee communications that appeal to all your employees is a tough job; after all, you’re potentially talking to many different generations, nationalities, languages and abilities. It is imperative that organisations communicate effectively, because if you’re not communicating effectively, then it becomes tough to have a highly motivated, engaged and performing workforce. Effective communication […]

Are you doing the right things to engage your employees?

In its most recent “State of the American Workplace” report, Gallup Research found that 70% of US workers were either not engaged or were actively disengaged at work. We know that we need to address employee engagement, so perhaps a better question is, “How should we address employee engagement?” Of course, there are no shortage […]

Employee engagement is not currently a core focus for businesses

More than half (59%) of respondents believe that chief executive officers (CEOs) are focused on the numbers, rather than their employees, according to research by Coleman Parkes and the Workforce Institute at Kronos. The ‘The £60bn question report’, interviewed 500 people including business/operations managers, HR professionals, and employees amongst a cross section of UK-based organisations […]