Innovative People Practices for a Multigenerational Workforce
It’s no secret that employees from multiple generations bring distinct perspectives to the world of work. These ranging perspectives can result in positive outcomes such as innovation, productivity and efficiency, but they can also be...
5 Workplace Health and Safety Considerations
Health and safety is an essential part of business life that is often overlooked in work environments with perceived less risks, such as office premises. However, while office workers may be less at risk of physical injury than say factory...
How does an Office Environment Impact Productivity?
If you are intending to move your business into new offices, you will have many different things to think about. Budget is always an important consideration, as is the location of the office.
Week 4: Let's Tackle the Silent Killer: How can individuals and organisations fight against stress?
Stress affects us all differently – and we also deal with it differently. As with most things, this is not a one-size-fits-all scenario, and only you individually can know what works for you.
Week 1: Let’s talk about the Silent Killer at Work
National Stress Awareness Month has been held in the UK each April since 1992. In 2019, during every week of the 28th Stress Awareness Month, Great Place to Work UK will highlight different perspectives around the...
Why Supervisors are your #1 Communication Priority
Supervisors should be your number one communication priority. All corporate information and internal policy announcements should be geared towards empowering and engaging firstline supervisors. They are your best bet to changing employees’ behaviours. This article suggests establishing close senior leadership...
Eight essential skills of people managers
This article proposes a framework to evaluate the effectiveness of people managers. It concentrates on eight essential skill areas where organisations and HR professionals could focus their people-manager development efforts.
Communication: our triumphant descent into the realms of ‘email saturation Hell’
Do you struggle to keep on top of your inbox? Is your inbox always full of unread messages? If that is the case, you are not alone.
Communication. Why is it so difficult to get right?
December and January are months of the year when most organisations receive the results of their organisational surveys.There is always big excitement among executives and HR Directors to learn more about the feedback: Have our...
Creating a culture of wellbeing - understanding, measuring and improving
As work is a major part of most people's lives, it can significantly affect how happy and healthy individuals are overall, yet many think work detracts from rather than adds to happiness.