British workers are taking fewer sick days than ever before. In 2017 this amounted to an average of 4.1 days ... View Article
Article by 22 May 2019
With five generations in one workplace, regular changes to legislation and new company initiatives to implement, HR can be forgiven for potentially being seduced by the simplicity of generational demographics. Grouping employees by age, providing insight into the lives they are likely to have led to date and how it’s shaped their values and attitudes towards the workplace today, can create a useful snapshot into different demographics – helping to inform everything from individual employee communications to company-wide engagement schemes.
Article by 21 May 2019
Why we invested so much time in enriching the employee experience and staff development when expanding globally
Without doubt, we wouldn’t have been able to strive towards these results without the right people behind us and one of the key reasons for our success was identifying, recruiting, nurturing and developing them.
Article by 28 March 2019
So what does a modern, dynamic HR professional look like? How is this people function evolving? What should HR professionals/those hiring for HR roles be thinking about? And as a profession, how should we be developing our skills so we can keep a step ahead? Everything from our job titles to our way of thinking about business to evolving, but the key ingredient is approaching every aspect of our roles in an authentic way.
Article by 26 March 2019
What is the point of your job? What difference does it make? How much do you care about it, and why should anyone else?
Article by 12 March 2019
At the 2018 Peter Drucker Forum, Dave Ulrich posed a question: “how do you help the heroes to succeed?”. He’s referring to what’s known in organisation network analysis as your true influencers. In the same forum, Zhang Ruimin, CEO of Haier, spoke about disrupting the employee experience, and at the same time that of the organisation; shifting from bureaucracy to the ‘three-selves’; self-employed, self-motivated, self-organised.
Article by 7 February 2019
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
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