New research commissioned by Samsung, reveals that while two thirds (67%) of 18-25-year-old can imagine a future career in tech, an overwhelming amount (91%) say there are barriers to even considering a role in the industry.
Contributor: Tanya Weller, Marketing Director - Samsung UK and Ireland | Published: 17 March 2023
Average employee engagement has dropped by 8% since the pandemic, according to a survey of more than 800 workers.
Contributor: Dr Sarah Pass - Nottingham Business School | Published: 27 February 2023
New research from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, finds that nearly half (43%) of UK C-level leaders are focused on upskilling and reskilling their workforce, while a third (33%) are strategically redeploying employees into growth areas to weather the current climate.
Contributor: LinkedIn | Published: 24 February 2023
"This could be because the UK has such stressful working conditions that the average employee can only dream of getting away from — that employers in the UK aren’t giving workers what they want or need. Treating your staff right is the way to success. That means more flexible, remote and part-time options, improving workplace culture, and doing more to ensure people don’t burn-out from stress and unrealistic workloads."
Contributor: Victoria Short, Chief Executive - Randstad UK | Published: 22 February 2023
HR managers and directors are being encouraged to review their whistleblowing processes in light of new research revealing a low awareness and trust among employees.
Contributor: Joanna Lewis MD - Safecall | Published: 16 February 2023
Facing redundancy can be an intimidating time, therefore it is important for employees to be aware of their rights and have a clear overview of their finances. WEALTH at work have provided an overview of some of the key areas that employees will need to understand if they are made redundant:
Contributor: Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director - WEALTH at work | Published: 14 February 2023
"HR leaders are making it clear that checking-in on their staff just once a year is a dying trend"
Contributor: Steven Frost, CEO, WorkBuzz | Published: 28 December 2022
The past year has given rise to a multitude of new terms used to describe different employee behaviours that have appeared since the pandemic, from ‘quiet constraint’ to ‘desk bombing’ and more.
Contributor: Editor | Published: 25 December 2022
Employee engagement is far from being a luxury, says engagement research expert, The Survey Initiative. Investing in employee engagement in this turbulent economic climate is a helpful defence against the additional, and often unpredictable costs of higher staff turnover and recruitment, as well as increased absenteeism and lower productivity.
Contributor: Gary Cattermole, Director, The Survey Initiative | Published: 24 December 2022
Healthcare leaders are being urged not to focus entirely on pay as a ‘silver bullet’ to reverse long-term attrition and understaffing – following a new report which highlights the impact of inadequate communication, stressful conditions and a lack of flexibility on staff wellbeing and retention.
Contributor: Laura ODonnell | Published: 12 December 2022