Employee engagement

Employee engagement is vital because how employees behave will have an impact on the employer’s success. Employers should take steps to harness the creativity, commitment, passion, capability and energy of their workforce.

A typical way to measure employee engagement is to conduct a staff engagement survey, which can provide organisations with employee feedback to help them to identify where they are maximising employee potential and where attention is needed to improve staff motivation, productivity and retention.

Why do so few staff feel their employer lives up to its brand?

New research shows that only 19% of employees globally think their experience of their employer matches up to the brand...

Skills-based volunteering can boost employee engagement

24 Feb 2018

With younger employees increasingly believing business should be a force for good, Bruce McCombie from Pilotlight looks at how skills-based...

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Employers need new approaches to boosting productivity

16 Feb 2018

Employers and policy makers should consider new approaches to addressing low pay, the gender pay gap and rewards, which would...

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RAD Awards 2018: Prison Service and Havas win Work of the Year

25 Jan 2018

An integrated campaign that challenged the public’s perception of running a prison has won top prize at this evening’s RAD...

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Why we need leaders on the front line

19 Jan 2018

Employers spend thousands on leadership development but rarely see the return on investment or a corresponding increase in engagement. Peter...

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More employees will change jobs due to salary this year, says Glassdoor

11 Jan 2018

More than a third of recruiters expect more employees to quit over the next 12 months – and almost half...

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Poor management major driver in job dissatisfaction, survey finds

2 Jan 2018

Almost half of UK workers (47%) are looking to change jobs in 2018, Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey...

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Could technology help to reduce conflict at work?

19 Dec 2017

Conflicts at work cost money, but also damage engagement and productivity. Could an app where employees book time to talk...

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Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

19 Dec 2017

Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to...

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Human capital: How to stop productivity going at a snail’s pace

14 Dec 2017

The ONS reports that UK productivity levels lag behind our international partners. How can employers make the most of their...

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BAE Systems lands Award for Managing Change

25 Nov 2017

The defence and aerospace giant was victorious in the field for Managing Change at the Personnel Today Awards 2017. We...

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Cubiks crowned Consultancy of the Year at the Personnel Today Awards 2017

24 Nov 2017

The Consultancy of the Year award 2017 went to Cubiks at the Personnel Today Awards on Tuesday. The category celebrates...

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Why employee happiness really matters, and how you can achieve it

13 Nov 2017

How much value should be placed on employees’ happiness and what impact does this really have on business success and...

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Zoopla’s Lorraine Metcalf: delivering a successful business transformation

12 Oct 2017

Building an HR function during a time of rapid growth is always a challenge, but for Lorraine Metcalf of digital...

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Broken promises and emoji buttons: What’s next for Sports Direct?

12 Sep 2017

As Mike Ashley’s company hits the headlines again for its working practices, can it overcome its problems or do the...

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