Wellbeing at work: Why are so many organisations still not listening to their people?
In the 2018 Human Capital Trends Report from Deloitte, two-thirds of organisations listed wellbeing initiatives as a ‘critical part of their employment brand and culture.’ This indication that many employers are focussed on improving and supporting employee wellbeing is encouraging – though further research shows that organisations still have a long way to go in […]
Can bringing your dog to work improve engagement levels?
This Friday (22nd June) is ‘Bring your dog to work day’ (yes, it really is a thing!) and we’ve seen an increasing number of companies talking about how they’ve signed up to the scheme – but could there be a link to engagement just by having your furry friend by your side? Well actually yes! […]
What engages me: 5 things I’ve learnt while working from home
Flexible working is on the rise. In the 2018 Human Capital Trends study, Deloitte reported that there are approximately 77 million ‘formerly identified freelancers in Europe, India and the United States’ – with over 40% of workers adopting flexible working arrangements ‘such as contingent, part-time, or gig work’ in the US alone. I’ve worked from […]
Should Employee Experience Replace Employee Engagement?
I was recently lucky enough to attend the ExChange Conference hosted by the fabulous Employee Engagement Alliance. The conference focused on employee experience and was, I have to say, one of the best conferences I’ve attended in a long time. As you’d expect there was a lot of conversation on the day about engagement versus […]