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Recently in a comment post for HR Magazine, I wrote about why HR needs to think carefully about the impact that frozen wages and falling living standards are having on our employees.
As financial wellbeing is increasingly recognised as an important factor in employee performance, I think it makes business sense to consider how benefits and reward can be brought in…Continue
As we get to the end of the beginning of 2013, motivation and engagement continues to stand out as one of the big themes for the year.
Among the headlines and blogs this week, the story which caught my eye was one which reported research into the extent to which employees are engaged with the success of their organisations.
Traditionally it was just the summer when we had a silly season for stories in the media. Now, no run-up to Christmas would be complete without the wall-to-wall stories about the impact of the festive season on everything from productivity to absenteeism with office relationships, stress and diet all thrown into the mix for good measure.
Of course, much of the research which fuels the stories has to be taken with a pinch of salt. And deep down, some might feel a little uneasy about…Continue
This week we saw the launch of a new movement which wants us to put the link between engagement and organisational performance at the top of our list of priorities.
Engage for Success is led by David Macleod who chaired a government review on the issue and enjoys the backing of big names from across business, academia and the public sector. Standing out among those names at launch were Tanith Dodge, HR Director of…Continue