Employee Engagement Need Not Be Far-Flung When It Comes To Remote Workers

Thanks to a faster than ever and even more readily accessible Internet, remote workers tend to have access to all the same technologies and information that office and on-site employees have, but with none of the office politics and distractions that can often adversely affect performance and productivity. Because...

Trust In Me

There has never been a more important time to have an engaged workforce. Engaged employees are more likely to put in more discretionary effort to go the extra mile for their employers and with this enthusiasm comes a better and more valuable customer and client experience. OK, so not...

The shopping list of staff surveys…Part Two

Gary Cattermole is a Director at leading staff survey provider and employee engagement specialists, The Survey Initiative. Here he offers advice on the most effective and value-for-money solutions to running a survey, and why sometimes it’s best to get face-to-face.… In our last blog we discussed the surveys on...

The shopping list of staff surveys…Part One

Gary Cattermole is a Director at leading staff survey provider and employee engagement specialists, The Survey Initiative. Here he gives the lowdown on the various types of surveys that have been conducted for HR, Training and Health & Safety Departments, and offers advice on which survey to select for...

Have As Much Time Off As You Want

I beg your pardon? I must have heard wrong………no……..if you work for Virgin or Netflix, you’re blessed with unlimited holiday. I’d love to say that I pointed this out to my boss, but sadly no. He’s annoyingly one step ahead and e-mailed me this news with a footnote that...

Get Candy Striping

What? I hear you say. Ok, we’re not suggesting you encourage your employees to go and work for nothing at the local hospice (though that’s not a bad thing…), but how about this idea to help boost employee engagement in your organisation – introduce a Corporate Volunteer Program. This...