TED Talk of the Week: Dan Ariely, What makes us feel good about our work?
In this TED Talk of the Week, Dan Ariely discusses what makes us feel good about our work? Money, benefits package? Or is it the challenge, the climb to the peak? And ultimately, what actually makes us work harder…
Can HR identify the symptoms of the UK’s employee engagement illness?
HR Magazine reported recently that ‘HR is failing to engage employee hearts and minds’, leading to some rather poorly-sick statistics. ORC International reported that only 37% of workers say they feel encouraged to be innovative, and just 49% say they feel valued at work. These figures, sadly, are down from previous years. Engage For Success […]
Engaging in SMEs – small can be beautiful….
This weeks’ blog from Emma Bridger: I had the pleasure this week of speaking at the CIPDs HR in SMEs conference, and the topic? Employee engagement of course!So is employee engagement any different for SMEs compared to large corporations?Well the answer is yes…. and no….. Let’s begin with the yes answer first:The definition of employee […]
TED Talk of the Week: How to manage for collective creativity
Linda Hill, How to manage for collective creativity How does a company create innovation? Linda Hill studied different companies to find out how leaders encouraged innovation by keeping ideas flowing through all staff, not just those in higher positions, but through a collaborative journey. Pixar and Google featured in Hill’s research, and she discusses how […]
Employee Engagement Report: The Results Are In!
Employee Engagement Report: The Results Are In! Unexpected great things can happen when you meet new people! People Lab’s Emma met The App Garden’s Martin at SMiLE London, and got chatting about technology in the workplace. Emma and Martin must have had a particularly good old chin-wag, as an idea to conduct some research and […]
How getting your data right can improve your employee engagement
How getting your data right can improve your employee engagement I read on MarketingWeek.com about the importance of getting your customer data right to achieve better customer loyalty, a no brainer, perhaps? It makes sense: get correct and comprehensive data (with their permission, of course) and the sky’s the limit! If companies know more about […]