Employee engagement

HR more vital in uncertain times

The HR function is becoming more influential in uncertain economic climates, according to a study from the CIPD and Institute for Employment Studies (IES)

Employers failing to give staff a voice at work

Employees feel unable to share their concerns on workplace issues, which is affecting their wellbeing and job satisfaction

Creating The Francis Crick Institute: HR's role

This multi-institution merger presented operational challenges, but also ones around engaging and galvanising The Crick's new employee base

Only a third feel able to innovate at work

Only a third (33%) of UK employees feel empowered to innovate, according to research from Accenture

Nearly a quarter don't trust HR

While the majority of employees hold positive perceptions of HR there are still a large number who have not been won over

Case study: Going greener at UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks put its energy into aligning internal and external environmental credentials and fuelling employee engagement

Your engagement survey could be fake news

Beware the ‘fake news’ that can be presented in engagement survey participation and results

Two-thirds in HR struggle with onboarding

?Nearly two-thirds (63%) of HR professionals have experienced new recruits quitting before they've even started, according to Cezanne HR

Repatriates are a source of competitive advantage

Few companies debrief their repatriates, much less make it a priority to formally seek and use their knowledge

Three lessons from The Productivity Summit

Speakers shared ways organisations can help tackle the workplace productivity crisis

Food for thought: HR at Kerry Foods

Kerry Foods’ staff were very loyal, but the business needed a collective people agenda to continue entrepreneurial growth

Case study: Tailoring a health and wellbeing strategy

The workforce at Arconic’s Kitts Green site weren’t engaged with health interventions, so HR created a strategy around their specific wellbeing needs

Employee engagement