Engagement

Have you mastered the art of social recognition?

During the past century, employee recognition consisted of managers giving their employees tactical forms of reward – like pins or watches – for simply sticking around.

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Lessons on effective communication from air traffic control

There are few careers where communication skills aren’t essential. Communicating is how we agree priorities, provide updates, manage expectations and innovate. But as something we do every day, we’re...

Employees have less time for fundraising post-COVID

More than half (55%) of UK employees think they’ll have less time to get involved with company fundraising efforts post-pandemic.

How to make the most of employee networks

After starting a successful employee committee Amanda Nicholson, people change lead at Optegra Eye Health Care, explains how to make the most out of them.

Poor leadership driving talent away

While employers face a war for talent employees are planning to leave jobs because of uninspiring leadership

Many senior employees feel unfulfilled by jobs

Managers and professional workers feel stuck in roles they don’t enjoy, according to research

Formal bonuses overrated in motivating staff

?Allowing managers to use their discretion when allocating bonuses can help motivate staff, research has found

Longer hours preferable to poor culture for staff

Culture is vital to retention but many organisations are still slow in making improvements, according to research

One in four 'not performing their best'

The number of UK employees who feel they are not performing their best at work is higher than the European average

Lindsay McGregor: Play matters more than purpose at work

Play is an overlooked concept in understanding and measuring motivation, according to author and Vega Factor CEO Lindsay McGregor

Discrimination affects one in four workers

Almost one in four UK employees (23%) say they or a colleague have been discriminated against in the past 12 months, according to research from Learnlight

Report sets out how work quality should be measured

Job security and workplace mental health should be monitored by government, according to the Measuring Job Quality Working Group?