Onboarding expert tips

Onboarding – What is all the fuss about?

Penny Daniels Best Practice

There is so much literature and so many differing opinions on onboarding. There also seems to be some confusion around what it actually means. According to the Dictionary, it is “the process of integrating a new employee into an organization…” But how long should this last? A lot of organisations …

Alternate uses for Pulse Surveys

Alternate uses for Pulse Surveys

Tony Latter Best Practice

Traditionally people will use pulse surveys to send out strategic engagement programmes that will help them to generate insights from their people, so they can understand the sentiment of their organisation. Whilst this is key if you want to boost engagement, culture and productivity – it is only scratching the …

Empathetic leader

Seven tips to help you become an empathetic leader

Tony Latter Best Practice

Progressive organisations are starting to look beyond traditional strategies for leadership development. This is to ensure they create leaders who can effectively motivate, boost performance and improve business. It is advisable for business leaders and managers alike to assess what their strongest skills are, and what skills are required to …

nine cardinal sins of employee engagement surveys

The nine cardinal sins of employee engagement surveys

Joe Wedgwood blog

Employee engagement surveys are one of the cornerstones of HR. They are designed to gather valuable insights from your most valuable resource… your people. The right surveying programme will help you discover the sentiment of your people and allow you to make key business decisions and build engagement-boosting action plans off …

What makes you happy at work

What makes you happy at work? [SURVEY]

Tony Latter Uncategorized

What are we doing? We are creating a study to help find out What Makes you Happy at Work? The survey only takes a couple of minutes to complete and we will share the insights with you in due course. All you have to do is click on the green …

Balanced scorecard driving performance

How we can boost your balanced scorecard to drive performance

Tony Latter Best Practice

What is a balanced scorecard? A balanced scorecard is an organisational framework used to manage and monitor performance against strategic goals. It combines strategic (non-financial) performance measures to traditional P&L – to provide businesses with a balanced view of their performance. Put simply, it is a strategic system used to …

Thrive in New Age of HR

The new age of HR: What to expect and how to thrive in it

Penny Daniels Industry News

The world of HR is undoubtedly changing, which is clear just from the shift in titles from Personnel, to HR, to People/Talent. This demonstrates what the key is in this new HR landscape – understanding that people are your greatest asset. So, what does this new world of HR look like, …

Demonstrating value for employees

How to demonstrate you value your people

Ifty Nasir Best Practice

When your workforce feels appreciated and valued they are increasingly likely to go the extra mile and become empowered brand ambassadors for your business. By creating a team of motivated workers who actively want your business to succeed, you will reap the rewards of a driven, happy and ultimately productive …

Survey-writing best practice tips

Best practice tips for survey-writing

Patrick Phelan Best Practice

“It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it…” You may have a well-thought out survey that covers every aspect of your business – but that isn’t enough to create an engaging programme that provides you with the right data. The way you ask the questions is equally as important. …