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Philippines – Defining EX at Mynt

Employee experience (EX) is right at the top of the global business agenda in 2019 for the simple reason that it is delivering stunning results for brands worldwide. All business functions are getting their chance to craft and architect exceptional experiences that support people to be at their very best in work and life. When we talk about EX, we’re talking about every experience and interaction an employee has with a business. Everything. This is a broad and strategic approach that is challenging every support function, including HR, to take a stand on what really matters to a brand and ensure the EX reflects that. CONTRIBUTOR Ben Whitter 

Article by: Ben Whitter | Published: 1 August 2019

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Cultural Awareness Means Nothing Unless You Apply It

There’s a lot of noise out there about ‘cultural awareness’, there’s also a lot of great advice and insight. However, the trouble with awareness raising is always the same - we too often  stop at raising awareness and never progress to action, resulting in falling short of our potential impact

Article by: Owen Cook | Published: 1 August 2019

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How to attract, motivate and keep staff – a candidate’s view

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 months’ salary. The cost of hiring a contractor can be equally high. Your hiring strategy needs to work; getting it wrong can be costly, and getting it right requires informed decisions.

Article by: Graham Smith | Published: 31 July 2019

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What turns off a new starter? The cost and disruption of bad onboarding experience

Employees often feel mislead by job descriptions. More than 25 percent of employees say that they didn't receive enough information about their job before accepting the offer. Meanwhile, only 40 percent of employees say that their current job completely reflects how the position was described during the interview.

Article by: Ronni Zehavi | Published: 30 July 2019

The priceless value of mentoring

Workers across all industries recognise that having a mentor can help them to upskill and set goals, but just 13 per cent currently has one, according to a new Opinium Research study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

Article by: Mark Farrar | Published: 27 July 2019

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Returning to work after a career break

“Taking on too much at work will make you feel stressed and run down so it’s better to have a smaller work load and complete tasks efficiently, rather than to over-stretch yourself. To help order your thoughts and stay productive, break down larger tasks into smaller ones and prioritise their importance.”

Article by: Richard Holmes | Published: 26 July 2019

What can we learn from Theresa May’s Leadership style?

As Prime Minister, Theresa May has faced perhaps the most complex political challenge since the second World War. Her premiership has undeniably been overshadowed by Brexit’s endless disagreements and has received a mixed response from commentators.

Article by: Stuart Duff | Published: 25 July 2019

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Millions are living in illness denial 

New research1 from AIG Life reveals 18.3 million people are living with what it has termed ‘illness denial’, as they are failing to accept they are at risk of disease or developing a serious medical condition in their lifetime. More than half (54 percent) of people don’t believe they will suffer from cancer

Article by: Debbie Bolton | Published: 24 July 2019