The Writings On The Wall

Communication is central to all aspects of life. It’s a vital skill for maintaining your personal as well as professional relationships. It’s also more critically important than ever for organisations to actively promote and foster healthy communication in the workplace. However, if you have a workforce where operations are...

Keep Up To Speed – Part Two

Yesterday we looked at the benefits to organisations of providing training and development opportunities to their employees. Today we look at what needs to be done to achieve those benefits. To achieve these results, organisations must establish a training program that includes the following elements: Needs analysis Training shouldn’t...

Keep Up To Speed – Part One

Employee training not only contributes to increasing levels of employee engagement in the workplace but is also essential for an organisation’s success. Training presents a perfect opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all employees, but many employers find the development opportunities expensive. In addition, employees also miss out...

Consult, Involve, Participate and Empower

Our research has shown that quite often, for employees to have higher levels of employee engagement, employees want to be consulted, involved and participate in organisational decisions and change, especially if it affects their role directly. Employee involvement is an idea practiced by organisations that gives their employees a...

A Little Bit Of Fun Upcycling In The Office

Just for fun today, a blog that’s not too serious that will make you smile, and uplift your day (actually, the serious bit is making you happier which positively affects your wellbeing). Here are five simple office “hacks” you could do right now as explained by BuzzFeedYellow. Sorting Out...

I Just Love Working Here

Employees with high employee engagement levels, those that are devoted to their jobs and committed to their employers, are significantly more productive, drive higher customer satisfaction and outperform those who are less engaged. They are also those more likely to feel excited about getting to work in the morning,...

Inject Some ‘Oomph’ Into Workplace Meetings

There is no doubt that the dull and dreaded workplace meeting is one sure way to go about disengaging employees. Creating more energised and interesting meetings will not only help maintain and increase employee engagement levels, but ensure the meeting is as effective and productive as possible. Increasing movement...

Get A Grip And Engage Yourself

Believe it or not, organisations are not the only ones responsible for ensuring that their workforce are engaged in their work, it’s also down to the people themselves – shared accountability. People quit when they lose interest in their jobs, when challenges, empowerment and recognition is lacking. They quit...

All Work And No Play

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy is a proverb. It means that without time off from work, a person becomes both bored and boring. Now I’m not just talking about annual leave and the odd day off. Why not take time out of your normal...