The end of the annual appraisal has been long declared. Introducing more informal and regular performance reviews is not a new concept, however, it is not naturally easy to implement the shift and change engrained behaviours. This is despite the compelling evidence that it leads to better productivity, increased engagement and less churn.
Published: 8 October 2018
According to recent reports by Instant Offices, it’s the cold, dark, and dreary winter months, particularly January, that tend to be the least productive period for employees. Here are some tips on how to boost employee motivation and productivity during the seasonal dip in team morale.
Published: 16 January 2018
The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) states that UK labour productivity, as measured by output per hour, is estimated to have grown by 0.4 percent from Q3 (July to Sept) 2016 to Q4 (Oct to Dec) 2016. The UK’s productivity is closely followed and commented on but what is the key to this increase and how can organisations ensure they maintain this heightened productivity? Article by Beatrice Bartlay, entrepreneur, author and business & life performance coach.
Published: 16 June 2017
Half of Brits agree having a low level of resilience can adversely affect performance at work, with nearly two thirds wanting to be more resilient. From AXA PPP healthcare*. Dr Mark Winwood, Director of Psychological Services for AXA PPP healthcare.
Published: 29 May 2017
It’s January and we should all be fired up and ready to make an impact. But for too many companies, the New Year means the start of the performance review season. Article from Adobe.
Published: 16 January 2017
Achievement Against-the-Odds: America’s leading expert on helping individuals live ‘the best season of their life,’ DeLores Pressley, helping others become bold, confident and courageous enough to break through barriers and overcome obstacles to achieve any professional & personal endeavour.
Published: 17 October 2016
With Britain’s productivity levels falling this year in their steepest drop since the 2008 recession, research released by specialist global recruitment company PageGroup has revealed that only 55 percent of surveyed office workers completely understand what productivity actually means.
Published: 8 July 2016
Research launched by Jabra reveals businesses are struggling with culture, technology and processes that are preventing them from creating great working conditions for some of their most highly-valued workers.
Published: 2 June 2016
A new report from Top Employers Institute and HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) shows emerging evidence that better business performance - measured by higher stock prices, faster revenue growth and more favourable perception of an employer brand – has been correlated both with certification of HR best practices and with the employment of a proportion of HR-certified professionals.
Published: 8 April 2016
Businesses are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of the office environment for the creativity and productivity of their staff. Steelcase may have identified the reason for this and it is to do with the way the brain works.
Published: 14 January 2016