August 21, 2017

Employee Engagement Jobs

On the hunt for a new challenge? We update our jobs page every week, bringing you the very latest employee engagement and internal comms roles. Simply click on a job title below for full details on each role. Good luck with your search!   Reward and Benefit Manager Location: Cheltenham Salary: Not Listed Organisation: Barnett Waddingham Closing […]

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August 14, 2017

How to keep employees motivated in the summer months

For some organisations, summer months mean less employees in the office and in some instances, less work as trading slows down. For office-based employees, this can impact motivation and productivity, so here are five tips to help keep employees engaged: 1. Look at introducing summer flexi-hours  Not only will this help families with children off school, employees […]

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May 31, 2017

The Universal Themes of Engagement (i.e. the stuff we agree on!)

In case you haven’t noticed it’s getting very close to election day in the UK. Don’t worry,  I’m not going to get into a big political debate here but… what I have noticed in the run up to 8th of June (being a positive psychologist) is the way we often focus on the differences in […]

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April 21, 2017

What’s the point of employee engagement?

Some years ago I worked for a company that had an issue with absenteeism. People were off sick all the time, and it was costing the company a lot of money, not to mention the impact on customer service and general morale around the office… So what was the company’s (well meaning) solution to this […]

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April 19, 2017

Praise for effort, not just performance – The role of mindset in engaging employees

Did you know that praising a child for their intelligence can actually undermine their motivation and subsequent performance? Seems counterintuitive doesn’t it? But a ground-breaking study by psychologist Muller and Dweck in 1998 found just this. In their research they gave 128 students between the ages of 10-12, a series of non-verbal IQ test, consisting […]

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