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The Implementation Cycle: Applying the Logistics of an Employee App

Posted by Karen Abbott on 19-Sep-2017 09:01:00

In 2016, the UK logistics sector was said to contribute £55 billion to the UK economy. The value of logistics comes down to its ability to implement a strong process, be it a mailing system, material handling, an inventory check or a production line. All these owe their fluency to a positive implementation process beforehand.  But what if you need to improve the implementation of the implementation?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience, logistics, integration

What does Kim Kardashian and employee experience have in common?

Posted by Damon Ankers on 14-Sep-2017 11:40:28

Employee experience, you've probably heard about it. It's a pretty hot topic of late.

We entered 'employee experience' into our favourite search engine and it delivered 350 million web results! We're one more employee experience article away from breaking the internet (Kim Kardashian would be jealous). 

So, rather than sifting through the many search results we thought we'd save you a little bit of time (and sanity) by explaining the 'employee experience' to you. Why it matters and how the company can benefit from making its employees fall in love with everything it does.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

How Splintered Communication Can Prove Fatal

Posted by Peter Coley on 12-Sep-2017 10:00:00

Employers need to communicate with all of their employees. That’s Communication 101. But as times are changing, there is also a growing demand; a demand for a widespread communication structure that reaches everyone working within a company.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Sep-2017 10:00:00

World Suicide Prevention Day is upon us. All around the world, people are taking the initiative to raise awareness of it, reach out to affected individuals and in the process, save lives.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience, mental health

Encourage Positive Health in the Workplace

Posted by Damon Ankers on 07-Sep-2017 14:05:49

Research from the Mental Health Foundation found that one adult in six had a common mental disorder. Mixed anxiety and depression has been estimated to cause one fifth of days lost from work in Britain.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Dave has handed his notice in!!

Posted by Damon Ankers on 05-Sep-2017 16:48:40

 How to retain your top performers

 - Avoid the sting of recruitment by improving retention

Apologies, "Dave" isn't leaving. But maybe he's planning to. Every business has an employee (or several) like Dave, the golden employee. Management love him, peers are inspired by him. 

If your "Dave" one day decides to leave, what will the cost be to the business?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Maintaining the Pulse of Employee Pulse Surveys

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Aug-2017 14:52:45

Most employees are familiar with the company questionnaire. Receiving the paper copy, having to take time aside to come up with some good answers, etc. The whole process can be mind-boggling and time-draining.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Manufacturing a Winning Team Via an Employee App

Posted by Damon Ankers on 02-Aug-2017 16:17:44

 The manufacturing industry contributes £6.7 trillion to the UK economy, a hefty sum made possible by the 2.7 million people it employs.

The Industry still has room for growth, but where to start? How about your most important asset, your employees...

By improving communication, employee engagement and training manufacturing companies can benefit from a happier, more productive workforce that will reflect on the bottom line. Well, there's an app for that.  

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Combating the Top Reason Employees Leave

Posted by Karen Abbott on 20-Jul-2017 12:53:49

There's many reasons that employees fly the nest. Maybe they’ve found another job with better pay. Maybe they want to change careers. Maybe there are personal reasons involved. This could be the case, but recent research from HR leaders point to one main factor that stands above the rest. So, what's the ultimate cause of employees heading for the door?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Engagement vs Experience: A Contrast of Employee Practices

Posted by Peter Colley on 13-Jul-2017 13:00:51

During their time with a company, employees will go through two significant practices; engagement and experience. Now, in some cases, given the whole point of a job is getting the best out of an employee, these two practices may go hand in hand.

Others… not so much.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Extending the Employee Loyalty Deadline

Posted by Peter Colley on 04-Jul-2017 14:46:50

Loyalty is one of a business’ key weapons.

Granted, you can’t necessarily wield it like a sword, but a company is always going to be at its strongest when it has loyal employees backing it.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty

Making the Workplace Work for Millennials

Posted by Peter Colley on 29-Jun-2017 12:05:39

Millennials are taking over the UK workforce.

Not necessarily in a conquering fashion, but they're definitely growing in numbers. Manpower Group predicts that by 2020, Millennials will make up 35% of the UK workplace. Deloitte has predicted that by 2025, Millennials will make up 75%.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers

The Engage, Train and Retain Chain

Posted by Peter Colley on 21-Jun-2017 11:59:30

 

When it comes to getting hold of your employees, bringing them up to speed and keeping them from jumping ship, they sometimes feel like completely separate concepts.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention

Use of Recruitment Agencies to take a Plunge

Posted by Peter Colley on 14-Jun-2017 16:18:02

 

Recruitment agencies have been a vital pillar of the business world. But recent research suggests that HR professionals are losing faith.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention

Is it time to replace the intranet with something more mobile?

Posted by Peter Colley on 10-Jun-2017 10:30:00

 The intranet was often seen as a great way to boost productivity. The traditional solution of communication in the workplace, bringing a company together with its cost-effective interconnectivity. At least that’s what everyone thought when the Intranet first came to prominence in the 1990s.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication