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.


The changing face of HR

Five ways HR is changing and how people leaders can get ahead (webinar)

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Flexible working: are we moving in the right direction?

21 Jan 2020

New research underlines how businesses must learn to properly engage flexible workers.

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‘Toxic, bullying culture’ and lack of diversity in fire services

16 Jan 2020

Some of England’s fire and rescue services have a 'toxic, bullying culture' and a lack of diversity, inspectors have found.

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Could your HR policies be stifling compassion?

9 Jan 2020

As teams return to work and many employees continue to juggle heavy work demands with personal stress, how can HR...

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Getting value out of your company values

7 Jan 2020

It wasn’t until around 20 years ago that most companies began to state their values and deploy them as strategic...

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More employees will look for new jobs in 2020

6 Jan 2020

More than half of workers could be on the move to a new employer this year – up 8% on...

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Why performance management and engagement should be linked

20 Dec 2019

Employee engagement and performance management have traditionally been two separate facets of HR’s role. But both need to be better aligned for organisations to get the most from their people.

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Tech companies dominate Glassdoor employer rankings

11 Dec 2019

Six of the top 10 employers in the UK are technology companies, according to employer review site Glassdoor.

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Poor management biggest factor in engagement

9 Dec 2019

The ‘quality’ of a manager is the most important factor in employee job satisfaction, a joint business school research project...

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Zalando accused of misusing software to rank workers

22 Nov 2019

Online fashion retailer Zalando has been accused of using a performance management tool that ranks employees by how they evaluate...

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Two-fifths of workers would fake a sick day

21 Nov 2019

Two in five adults would fake a ‘sickie’ if they wanted a day off work, according to a Com Res...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: brighterkind’s caring culture earns Employee Engagement Award

20 Nov 2019

Care provider brighterkind won the hearts of the Employee Engagement Award judges with their entry outlining the introduction of “pacesetters”...

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Two-thirds don’t want to talk about money issues at work

6 Nov 2019

Business for the Community research finds a fifth of staff are struggling to make ends meet.

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How to manage employees with ‘side hustles’

22 Oct 2019

More and more people are taking on “side hustles” in addition to their main job. But while supporting side hustles...

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‘Conclusive link’ between happiness and productivity

17 Oct 2019

It has long been suggested that happy workers are more productive, but now research from the University of Oxford has...

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