Employees Want More Recognition Through Career Development

Employees Want More Recognition through Better Career Development

Recruitment teams, your workload may be about to skyrocket if you work for one of the many companies that are failing to recognise and reward their employees’ efforts with the right kind of development and promotional opportunities. Two new surveys have both shown that staff who feel undervalued, and that their efforts aren’t recognised, are planning…

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Why Recognition Is HR’s Top Tool For Retention

Why Recognition Is HR’s Top Tool For Retention

Organisations looking for ways to improve their recruitment and retention might do well to examine their employee recognition programs. A new survey, Using Recognition and Other Workplace Efforts to Engage Employees, has confirmed that most human resource professionals believe that recognition programs have a positive impact on two of HR’s top challenges – recruitment and…

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Hiring or Leadership – What’s behind Sub-par Staff

Hiring or Leadership – What’s Behind Sub-Par Staff?

Business are seeing sub-standard performance from over a quarter of staff, found a survey of UK small business owners. The biggest issue for leaders was a bad attitude from staff members. This was followed closely by a consistently poor quality of work, poor time keeping and not being able to work as part of a…

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Europe is Lagging Behind US in Engagement

Europe is Lagging Behind US in Engagement

A recent Gallup report uncovers engagement in Europe is lagging behind the US. Little over a tenth (11%) of UK employees feel engaged at work, according to new research from management consultancy Gallup. More alarmingly, a fifth (21%) reported being actively disengaged. The State of the Global Workplace report also found that only 10% of…

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5 Simple Things Needed For Your Employees To Thrive

5 Simple Things Needed For Your Employees To Thrive

A thriving workforce, with engaged employees who love their job and feel a sense of purpose at work – sounds like a tall order, right? Luckily, a new report has uncovered not only the benefits of a thriving workforce, but also the 5 key building blocks you need in place. And organisations in the research…

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The 10 Things Your Employees Really Want

The 10 Things Your Employees Really Want

If 50,000 employees worldwide shared what they really want from their companies, would you like to know? Lucky for you, Officevibe has released report showing what truly matters to your employees. The unprecedented, real-time report on the “State of Employee Engagement” collated almost 1.2 million data points from their customer survey software. Moreover, the data…

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Study shows Millennials aren’t so different after all

Study shows Millennials aren’t so different after all

We are now in an unprecedented situation of having 5 very different generations mixed into our workforces. The trend for delaying retirement is also growing as people expect healthier and longer lives. The older generations are far from putting their learning years behind them, as some may have expected. And the perceived gap between these…

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Feedback is a wonderful thing - Isn't it?

“Feedback” is a wonderful thing – isn’t it?

I really, really used to hate feedback … and to be honest, I’m still not that keen… am I the only one? Take this example, it was years ago – but I still remember it like it was yesterday. I’d been on a sales presentation with an associate who was new to our business and…

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