Employee Motivation

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Recognising, Rewarding and Motivating Millennials

How do you solve a problem like millennials? Those lazy, entitled narcissists – they’re needy, and lack resilience. They’re uncreative and don’t work hard enough. They need constant praise, or they’ll just give up. So what do you do when your workforce is mostly made up of Generation Y echo boomers, otherwise known as Generation […]

The Christmas Effect

How are your employees feeling in the run up to Christmas? It isn’t always all festive cheer – some may be winding down for the holidays, but others will be feeling the stress of a busy, expensive period. This in turn can affect motivation and productivity – just when teams are focusing on the final […]

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 […]