Employee Motivation

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How to combat Christmas stress in your workforce

Workplace stress is a problem all year round, and in recent years it’s become worse for many employees across the UK. Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive show that, between 2008 and 2015, 44% of UK workers reported work-related stress, depression or anxiety, while in 2013, the Guardian found that staff were more stressed […]

Festive Period Planning: It’s Never Too Early

When do you start planning for the holidays? The week before? A few months in advance? Or do you start planning for next Christmas the moment this Christmas is over? We’re of the view that it’s never too early to start planning for the festive period – not for organisations trying to keep their employees […]

How communication improves employee motivation

Inadequate and ineffective employee communications can be your worst enemy when it comes to employee motivation. It can result in high staff attrition rates, reduced customer satisfaction and falling productivity. When it comes to employee motivation, employee communications are your best friend. Not only do they have a positive impact on employee motivation, but they […]

Motivation in the digital workplace

The workplace is changing, and digital technologies are having more and more of an impact. Instead of communicating by email and phone, we’re using instant messaging and communication boards like Slack and conferencing applications such as Skype. Employees collaborate more and teams who are based in different locations can work together in real time. Businesses […]

Employee engagement key to employee retention

Recruitment and retention are still a key challenge for HR professionals. Recruiting new employees is both expensive and time-consuming, which is why organisations and HR professionals need to work hard to recruit and retain good employees. Just look at these recruitment statistics from Glassdoor… It takes an average of 52 days to fill an open […]

5 ways to keep your employees productive

Have you ever read articles by marketing guru, Seth Godin? Although he focuses on marketing, a lot of what he talks about can be related to HR issues: employee engagement, employee retention, and employee productivity. In some of his articles and speeches, he talks about a race to the bottom: an urge by businesses to do […]