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Jim Lythgow
   

The eyes have it – clear vision on wellbeing

Eye care can have a positive impact not just on an employee’s eyesight and eye health, but can have wider benefits such as boosting morale and productivity. We recently conducted research into this area to assess the extent that HRs value this benefit and how much they believe their staff do too.

Article by 22 January 2019

Khalid Youssef
   

How to Enhance the Employee Experience?

Companies that cultivate an engaging employee experience and an agile working environment outperform other organizations in profit and revenue, talent retention and sales growth. This year, Aon Best Employers in the Middle East ranked 17 percentage points higher than the market average for their employee engagement score (84% versus 67%).

Article by 15 January 2019

Chris Furnell
   

Valuing the truth, over politeness

In a world searching for meaning, conflict offers the opportunity to understand the depth behind individual contribution and to talk openly about the third alternative; because there is rarely only two.

Article by 10 January 2019

Brett Hill
   

Attracting Gen Z

There is a new kid on the block, going by the name of Gen Z, and employers are scrambling to try and attract the latest tranche of talent to their workplace. Born between 1994 and 2005, Gen Z is another generational grouping for businesses to get to grips with, by asking: what motivates them? What are they looking for in an employer? Will they clash with, or complement, other generations in the workplace?

Article by 8 January 2019

Abu Md. Abdullah
   

INTERNATIONAL – BANGLADESH
What’s going on in HR

Due to the advantage of lower prices, improved quality triggered by healthy competition, more choices at the hands of consumers, less corruption due to the pressure of survival followed by less red tape, and quicker delivery, the Government of Bangladesh encourages privatization with a view to developing and strengthening the economy of the country by bringing more opportunities for income for its people.

Article by 27 December 2018

Louisa Weinstein
   

Pre-empting the Health and Safety risk of everyday conflict at work

Although the holiday period is, for many, a joyful and deeply fulfilling time of year, we know that for many, it can be an extremely challenging and even lonely time.  As the holiday period approaches, staff most keenly affected by conflict are generally those working in client facing roles.  Some will regularly be working with people who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Equally they might just be under extreme pressure either personal or professional to “get things done” or “meet targets” before Christmas.  This presents dangers not only to the physical safety in the event of often erratic behaviour but also to the mental health of front-line staff. 

Article by 18 December 2018

   

Poor Manager or Untrained?

I’m sure like me you have been asked “who’s the best manager you’ve ever had?” and “what made them so good?” Managers can be empowering, encouraging, supportive and inspiring or ……. not!  In my experience as a Wellbeing professional, darting ... View Article

Article by 11 December 2018