Employee engagement and you
Employee engagement and you Can you quite believe we are already in March 2015? I’m sure some of us are still coming around to reality again after the holiday festivities, rubbing sleep out of our eyes, stretching, yawning, wondering when we will see the sun again (surely, it can’t be long now?). Sun or […]
Don’t Hate Disengaged Employees – Do Something About It…
So, you’ve caught the Employee Engagement bug. All you can think about is creating a great place to work, and the more you think about it, the more you notice how disengaged some of your coworkers are. We’ve all seen them – dragging their feet through the hallways, grunting a semi-intelligible syllable as you wave […]
Employee Engagement: Time for a New Approach?
I was lucky enough to attend the CIPD’s annual employee engagement conference last week, which was great. I met lots of interesting new people and I got to run the day 2 workshop, to some 70 delegates, looking at how you develop your engagement strategy. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and I got lots of […]
Employee Engagement: Reasons to be Cheerful
At People Lab, we truly believe in the benefits of creating happy workplaces. Our Director, Emma Bridger, is a positive psychologist, and everything we do is firmly grounded in the key principles of this discipline. Through our extensive research and experience, we’ve proven that happy people make workplaces better for everyone – the customers, the […]
Employee Engagement: Need a health-check in your organisation?
We’re fast approaching the end of January, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll find yourself scratching your head and wondering what the hell happened to Christmas. The first month of the year is often a blur of planning, brainstorming and putting together your strategy for the year ahead, and I anticipate that many of […]
Getting to grips with your employee engagement survey
Many people find the idea of putting together an employee engagement survey a daunting prospect. But it needn’t be – in fact, your employee engagement survey should work for you, and not the other way around. When you’re tasked with putting an engagement survey together, it can seem like a hugely overwhelming job. How should […]
Employee Engagement: Doing things YOUR way
We’re all slaves to our personal routines, and need different things to perform well at work. But it’s not just about performance – it’s about how confident and comfortable you feel when you do things your way. So what’s this got to do with employee engagement? Let’s take my routine as an example. Every Monday, […]
Put your employee engagement ideas to work TODAY
Knowing when to kick start your employee engagement ideas can be a tough call for many, but the answer is simple. Do it today. So, you’ve been working hard on a number of different projects lately, and stretching yourself a little too thin. The files on your desk are piling up. Your colleague’s left the […]
Make Monday YOUR Day
Monday 6th January 2014 was the day famously known as Blue Monday. The term refers to the post Christmas depression, as people around the globe find themselves lost among the mounting credit card statements and decaying Christmas tree pines. January can feel like a long month, with many companies paying employees early in December in preparation […]
What’s on your employee engagement agenda for 2014?
As another year comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on the things you’ve achieved over the past 12 months. How many of your goals have you achieved? How have you made an impact on your organisation? How far have you and your team come since this time last year? When we […]