Employee Engagement – make it happen!
When you think about employee engagement in your organisation, what’s your biggest challenge? Perhaps you’re part of a team that’s trying to make engagement a priority, with mixed results. You might be working for an organisation that’s approached engagement in several ways, and yet it still doesn’t stick. Or maybe you want to improve […]
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! Employee Communications Specialist Location: London Salary: Not Listed Organisation: Boeing Closing date: Not listed Coordinator of […]
Say hello to Amy!
This month, we’re very excited to welcome Amy Parker to the People Lab team. Here’s a quick Q&A, so you can find out a bit more about her… What’s your background? I started in communications and events, looking after alumni and stakeholders of a university and encouraging them to get involved with its work, […]
10 free online courses to boost your skills at work
Are you looking to learn something new? Massive Online Open Courses (or ‘MOOCs’) offer elements of university-level courses online, without the need to complete a lengthy programme on campus. While MOOC students don’t always receive an official or formal qualification, many courses are free to participants – and some provide the option to upgrade (enabling […]
UK Summer: 5 things employees could request from their leaders in the heat
If you’re living in or visiting the UK at the moment, you’ll be familiar with the following conversation starters (which occur approximately every 1.2 seconds): It’s hot, isn’t it? Today is even hotter than yesterday Is my hair on fire? I’ve heard it’s hotter here than Greece / The Seychelles / Mars At least it’s […]
Four Ways to Celebrate International Day of Friendship at Work
Monday 30th July is International Day of Friendship. The day was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly, on the basis that ‘friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.’ Many of us spend the majority of our days at work, and a huge proportion of […]
How do you define Employee Engagement in your organisation?
In our Spotlight on the Employee Engagement Profession report, we surveyed 76 UK-based companies spanning a range of sectors and industries. We found that 42% of organisations had an existing employee engagement strategy in place, while 45% didn’t have a strategy at all. 13% were unsure as to whether they had one or not. 20% […]
Seven ways to beat the post-holiday blues – before you even go anywhere!
Even if you LOVE your job, it’s common to feel a little deflated when you return to work after a summer holiday. Going back to the office after a couple of weeks in the sun can be a stressful experience – often, it can seem like you haven’t been away at all. To combat this, […]
Listen up, Leaders! Five Benefits of Encouraging Employees to Watch the World Cup
Type ‘watching the world cup at work’ into a search engine, and the same results are likely to keep appearing over the coming weeks. These are the days YOU need to book off for the 2018 World Cup. How to watch the World Cup at work – without getting caught. Can I get sacked for […]
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 […]