Soooooo you’re an extravert! What your Facebook status update says about you.
Soooooo you’re an extravert! What your Facebook status update says about you. I’m fascinated by the psychology of social media: does it make us feel happier and more connected? Or could it make us feel more depressed, like there’s a great big party going on out there and we’re not invited? Do our social […]
My Predictions for 2015: Employee Engagement – Where Next?
Employee engagement – where next? New year is a great time to look forward, so I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight a few areas that I’d like to see change in 2015 within the world of employee engagement. Are my points wishful thinking or poised to become a reality? I’d love to […]
Does your workspace engage you?
Does your workspace engage you? These days well over half of employees work in open plan spaces. A good work environment is somewhere employees can communicate freely, but do open plan offices support or inhibit this? Open plan seems like a good idea but what about the downside? How well do employees work when they […]
Happiness is Catching: Employee Engagement and Social Media
Research recently published, conducted by the University of California, San Diego, has discovered that emotions can spread via social media. The research looked at feelings posted on Facebook, and how contagious they are. The study, entitled “detecting emotional contagion in massive social networks”, was published in “PLOS ONE”. The researchers wanted to see if happiness, […]
Trust your employees: Stop banning social media!
What does social media mean for employee engagement – and if you get it wrong, how damaging can it really be to your engagement efforts? I LOVE social media. It’s an amazingly useful tool in business, and allows us to connect in ways that would have seemed impossible ten years ago. Think about it; we […]