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.

Performance: Why ‘rank and yank’ fell out of favour

KPMG has been using a ‘set distribution’ or ranking approach to assessing employees’ performance. Like annual appraisals, this strategy has fallen out of favour in recent years, but why? 

How to be a great employer in challenging times (webinar)

25 Feb 2021

Tuesday 30 March – Register Now | Sinead Sharpe and Ben Thompson join Rob Moss to look at how positive workplace culture can effect change.

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Confront toxic cultures: Steve Browne talks to Oven-Ready HR

19 Feb 2021

Considered by many to be the parish priest of HR, Steve Browne has for the last 30 years evangelised about...

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The 2021 RAD Awards shortlist revealed

18 Feb 2021

The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising –...

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Remote working: enhancing the employee experience (webinar)

10 Feb 2021

10 March 2021 | Register now
Phil Vickers, HRD at Charles Tyrwhitt, and Andrew Stonehill-Brooks, director of HR at DocuSign, join Rob Moss.

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‘HR must focus on employees’ existing skills’

10 Feb 2021

‘Skills adjacencies’ need to be developed before businesses' skills gaps become debilitating.

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How do we benchmark employers in the Covid era?

3 Feb 2021

Best employers and ‘great place to work’ lists used to focus on funky workplace perks, but what place do they...

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2021: The key employee benefits challenges employers face

28 Jan 2021

PROMOTED | We take a look at the key trends highlighted in Aon’s 2021 UK Benefits and Trends survey – and the challenges they bring...

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Remote working: top tips for wellbeing and connection (webinar)

27 Jan 2021

ON DEMAND | The pandemic has been tough on your employees. Not only have they endured multiple lockdowns that have cut off...

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Salesforce voted Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021

13 Jan 2021

Glassdoor has announced its annual list of the best places to work in the UK for 2021 as top employers...

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Safety and reward top priorities during Covid-19 recovery

7 Jan 2021

Employee safety, reward and recognition are set to be employers’ top areas of focus as they recover from the Covid-19...

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Take your cue: how signs can bring the joy back to Zoom meetings

18 Dec 2020

Ever zoned out during a Zoom? Found yourself inadvertently butting in and interrupting others or being spoken over constantly?

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Ethical dilemma: Can employers insist on Covid-19 vaccinations?

2 Dec 2020

As the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from the UK medicines regulator, to what degree can employers insist that staff...

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Will Covid spell the end of hierarchy? 

2 Dec 2020

In sectors steeped in the value of hierarchy, will we see a more fluid approach in the post-Covid world?

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Unilever to trial four-day week

1 Dec 2020

Unilever is to begin a year-long trial of a four-day week at its offices in New Zealand with the aim...

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