How can organisations engage external workers? Findings from Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends Report
This year’s Human Capital Trends Report from Deloitte unveiled a ‘profound shift’ in the world of business. Organisations are no longer being assessed on traditional metrics (such as financial performance, product quality and service provision) alone. Instead, they’re increasingly being judged based on their social responsibility – how they treat their people, customers and communities […]
Putting Happiness on the Agenda: The World Government Summit 2018
On 10th February 2018, the World Government Summit held a full-day event focusing on human happiness around the world. The event brought together experts from across the globe, with specialists sharing research, evidence and expertise to begin a global discussion on the importance of happiness. The Global Happiness Policy Report was presented for the […]
What can we learn from ‘Engagement Outliers?’
If you’re passionate about creating a great place to work, you’re probably familiar with Aon Hewitt’s 2017 Trends in Global Employee Engagement report. The annual study reiterated that engagement levels have stagnated; globally, just 63% of employees are engaged. This shows a two-point decrease on the previous year. Progress is predicted to be painfully […]
The Vital Role of Trust in Employee Engagement
The 18th annual Edelman Trust Barometer was published on 29th January 2018, providing insight from 33,000+ respondents in 28 countries. The international study covered a range of themes and subjects this year – from the impact of social media and Donald Trump’s governmental changes in the US, to the effects of leadership and management […]
Understanding the employee engagement gap and what to do about it
In collaboration with Join us for our first webinar of 2018, hosted by the Employee Engagement Alliance We’ve recently compiled the findings from our Spotlight on the Employee Engagement Profession research. We spoke to 76 organisations, from a variety of industries and sectors, and found that businesses of all shapes and sizes […]
How could Flexible Working work for you?
From 30th June this year, everyone in the UK who has worked in an organisation for 6 months or more has the right to request flexible working. This means that, once a year, YOU can approach your employer and request new working arrangements – and your employer has a legal obligation to act on it. […]
Is your organisation ready for Flexible Working?
From 30th June 2014, all employees in the UK who have been employed by their organisation for 6 months or more will have the right to request flexible working arrangements. ALL companies have a legal obligation to respond to these requests – which poses the question: Is YOUR organisation ready to take flexible working seriously? […]
What does happiness mean to you?
On Thursday 20th March 2014, the world came together in celebration of International Day of Happiness. What did you do on the day…and what does happiness mean to you? Last week, people from all over the globe shared their happy photos and experiences via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites, using the […]
New year, new career? Develop your career with People Lab
It’s been a really busy start to 2014 here at People Lab, which is just the way we like it! We’ve been delivering coaching conversations training for Maidstone Borough Council and Swale leaders….. Completed a full engagement survey and focus groups for TST…… Worked with Studygroup to launch and develop their engagement and communications reps […]
Employee Engagement: All You Need is Love
Love is in the air, as we approach Valentine’s Day this week. Shops are brimming with pink and red cards, filled with mushy messages to give to your spouse. Little teddy bears holding hearts, emblazoned with phrases like “BE MINE” and “I LOVE YOU.” Desperately trying to book a table in a restaurant a week […]