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.


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

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

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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UNLEASH 2019: Engagement and team agility to be explored

15 Oct 2019

The role technology can play in driving more efficient and rewarding work will be a key theme at next week’s...

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CIPD’s Peter Cheese: HR’s role in improving mental health

10 Oct 2019

On World Mental Health Day, HR teams have been reminded of the scale of the mental ill health “epidemic” and...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Employee Engagement Award

10 Oct 2019

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November. In the latest in our series of articles profiling...

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CPD: On the right tracks – how a New Zealand railway company has taken toxicity out of its workplace

4 Oct 2019

The links between engagement, performance and health and wellbeing are increasingly well-recognised. Maryan Street outlines the key lessons that New...

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Mace Group to discuss engaging the board via metrics at Employee Benefits Live

30 Sep 2019

Mace Group's Judith Grant will discuss how HR professionals can engage senior leaders with employee wellbeing using metrics and analytics...

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Wound-up workers twice as likely to leave feedback

25 Sep 2019

Employees are twice as likely to give feedback on their workplace if they feel upset, according to a global study...

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What the Rugby World Cup teaches us about honesty in business

24 Sep 2019

As the Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan, Dr Austin Swain examines the brutal honesty that exists in...

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Twitter to deliver opening keynote at Employee Benefits Live 2019

19 Sep 2019

Bruce Daisley, vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at global social media organisation Twitter, will deliver the opening...

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How a new conflict resolution process improved openness at Aviva

30 Jul 2019

While many organisations might be tightening up their grievance processes, Aviva is taking a more informal approach to conflict resolution.

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HR outsourcing (HRO) in depth guide

An in-depth guide to HRO: How is HR outsourcing changing? 

15 Jul 2019

HR outsourcing (HRO) has matured. Once little more than a cost-cutting exercise, outsourcing your HR – or specialisms within it...

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Transforming culture: How to bring people with you through change (webinar)

4 Jul 2019

ON DEMAND | Look at any HR trends right now and the focus is on workplace culture. Or explicitly, having a culture that supports transformational change...

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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

2 Jul 2019

A recent ECJ case means employers will need to more closely track employee time at work. But when does concern over employees' wellbeing turn into spying on them?

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