Tranquillity and peace aren’t always two words you’d associate with a busy working office – but that’s about to change. 21 June is International Yoga Day, where people around the world celebrate the impact yoga has had on their lives, and the impact it can have on the world.
2017 is nearly at the halfway mark and the summer months are approaching, which means the start of the holiday season – and hopefully better weather! June sees the start of Bike Week, an event set up by charity Cycling UK to promote the environmental, health and social benefits of cycling, and to encourage people […]
There are a few reasons why negative behaviour can appear in the office. It could be a workplace culture that’s a bit too constricting or unrealistic deadlines that are causing stress, for example. It’s really important to address these issues, to change behaviour for the better. How? Well, no business wants to turn their employees […]
Employee wellbeing is a major concern for employers, with more focus on businesses to account for their staff’s mental and physical health.
One of the most important things you can do for your employees is show them that they are valued members of the team – and recognising employee milestones is a great way to do this. Birthday celebrations can make staff members feel valued in a way that is independent of performance targets, showing employees that […]
For years organisations have recognised their employees through cards, gifts and hand-written notes. But the workplace is changing, technology is advancing and as a result recognition changing to keep up with digital trends and digital-savvy employees. The new trend is for social recognition. What is social recognition? Social recognition is about giving employees easy […]
Australian workers are at the top of the medal table when it comes to calling in sick to watch an international sporting event, according to recruitment firm Robert Half. In April 2016, they surveyed more than 1,600 human resources managers from 12 countries as part of an annual study into job trends, talent management and […]
Our third post in a three part series on 101 ways to motivate, recognise and reward your employees. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek 68. Implement a social recognition programme in your organisation. 69. Share company information such as current focus […]
Our second post in a three part series on 101 ways to motivate, recognise and reward your employees. “Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.” – Zig Ziglar 35. Say ‘thank you’ to your […]
Our first post in a three part series on 101 ways to motivate, recognise and reward your employees. “Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans worthy of respect.” – Meghan M. Biro, Your Employees are Engaged … REALLY?, Forbes 1. Set up an employees’ ideas scheme. 2. Reward employees with a two-hour […]