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Every manager wants to know the secret behind motivating performance and encouraging productivity. We want engaged employees who are dedicated to the company and invested in its future. Engaged employees are 38% more likely to be more productive and organisations with high levels of engagement report 22% more productivity. This makes all the difference to […]

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Retain, Retrain, Recruit – Creating workplaces that work for an ageing workforce Currently, 1 million older people aged over 50 who have been forced out of work involuntarily, through redundancy, ill health or compulsory retirement want to work. If just half of these were to move into employment GDP would increase by up to £88 billion […]

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The phrase ‘there is no certainty but uncertainty’ really rings true in this post-Brexit period. Theresa May’s recent comments that she “will not provide a running commentary on every twist and turn of the negotiation” only adds to the difficulty for companies to plan ahead. The British Chamber of Commerce’s announcement this week ‘slashing its […]

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Mentoring programmes are incredibly under-utilised in the workplace. A recent international study by Robert Walters found that only a third of employees have taken part in a mentoring scheme. Employers are missing a trick here. The sense of career development, practical training and support employees get from a mentoring program is one of the keys […]

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Do you seek to lead a productive team? Do you want your staff’s full support? Are your employees eager to come to work each day? Bosses empowered with certain management skills bring the best out of staff. 5 Characteristics of Bosses Who Rock at their Jobs Leadership experts cite five characteristics of bosses who rock […]

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Employee Engagement: Is Occupation Relevant?
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Jennifer Doyle, director of Vangelis Consulting, has recently completed award-winning research to find out whether the drivers of employee engagement are the same for employees in different occupations. Here, we summarise her research to offer employers some guidance on how to drive the engagement of employees in different occupational groups. Employee Engagement drivers – how […]

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Chief Happiness Officer is perhaps the most controversial job title in business. To some, it’s a sign that employee engagement is finally being taken seriously. To others, it signals an unwelcome move towards employers tinkering with our emotions at work. In the UK, we’re a sceptical bunch. The idea of an employee whose sole job […]

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Would you like to engage your employees, both rationally and emotionally, in what your business is trying to achieve? If so, you already know you need storytelling, but while lots of people have tried it, very few people have actually made it work. The MacLeod Report recognised a ‘strategic narrative’ as one of its four […]

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Most leaders are looking for ways to get their employees engaged and passionate about their jobs. When employees are engaged, customers are more satisfied and companies thrive. But it’s not easy to retain motivated employees, particularly as time goes on. When looking to increase engagement across the corporation, more often than not, the problem isn’t […]

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