Making the Best Jobs Even Better

There are certain professions where you get job envy when it comes to the perks. Casual dress, big discounts or longer holiday time for workers in other companies can make your staff jealous, but the grass isn’t always greener when jobs come with built in benefits.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]