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.


Employers’ long-hours culture risks losing talent, says charity

Pressure from managers to work beyond contracted hours and unrealistic workloads are causing resentment among parents trying to combine work...

Five lessons employers can learn from Eurovision

17 May 2018

After the pomp and glitter of last weekend’s Eurovision, there is much to learn from this celebration of diversity, argues...

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World Cup 2018: Six goals for employers

16 May 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia sees 32 nations taking part in 63 matches from Thursday 14 June until Sunday...

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Get radical with engagement surveys to reap business benefits

15 May 2018

Traditional engagement surveys can give employers insight into workforce motivation, but do they provide a true picture of how employees...

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How continuous listening eclipses employee engagement surveys

14 May 2018

Engagement surveys are conducted infrequently, with their results often emerging long after they were fully relevant. To boost productivity, increase...

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How having a dog-friendly office can help your business get ahead

9 May 2018

PROMOTED CONTENT | Looking to retain and attract the best young talent? A dog could be the answer. No, really – 42% of...

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Retaining older employees’ knowledge enhances competitive edge

3 May 2018

Retaining knowledge when key workers retire could provide the competitive advantage employers need as they struggle to attract and retain...

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An employee value proposition for the future of work – is HR ready?

16 Apr 2018

As the ‘war for talent’ intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the...

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How to maintain company culture in an era of flexible work

9 Apr 2018

If businesses are to accept the benefits of flexibility recommended by the Taylor Review, they need to be aware of...

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UNLEASH 2018: HR professionals urged to embrace rather than fear change

23 Mar 2018

If there was one consistent theme etched through this week’s UNLEASH conference (formerly HR Tech World) it was not to...

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

19 Mar 2018

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

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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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