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Employee engagement: Rule #8 - Invest in them

Posted by Peter Colley on 02-Sep-2016 12:24:57

Pr Investing in employees is the single most important investment that a company can make." – Brian Smith

Prior research indicates that employers have struggled to fully invest in their employees and as such, their businesses have suffered as a result. A study by the Associations of Accounting Technologies showed that 15% do not spend money on training and 26% only invest in training for specific circumstances.

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Topics: Employee App, leadership, communication

Recognise & reward employees.  There's an employee app for that

Posted by Peter Colley on 04-Aug-2016 15:25:33

Have you ever had an employee who has worked tirelessly for your company, only to feel unacknowledged and unappreciated? There’s an app for that.

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Topics: Employee retention, Workforce training, leadership

Employee engagement: Rule #6 - Give them room to...

Posted by Peter Colley on 04-Aug-2016 15:05:19

"A great place for great people to do great work." - Marilyn Carlson

 When entering the workplace, it is the employer’s responsibility to help the employee find their footing in the company. Existing work practices should be there to benefit an employee and give them the room they need to grow

 

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Topics: Employee engagement, Employee App, leadership

Building a Winning Team of Employees

Posted by Peter Colley on 26-Jul-2016 12:45:07

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success - Henry Ford

Most employees have to work together. That’s simply the way of work. But the real goal is ensuring that all employers work well together. As Big Sam (Sam Allardyce) takes on football’s impossible (England) job, you can’t help but compare business with football. Building a successful team of employees is like building a successful football team; ultimately, ‘the whole must be greater than the sum of its parts’.

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Topics: Employee App, leadership, communication

Where Politicians Fluster, Employers Must Lead

Posted by Peter Colley on 08-Jul-2016 11:44:36

In the wake of Brexit, there has been a lot of uncertainty circulating in the media, especially in regard to politics. The political tree has been shaken with the resignation of Nigel Farage from the UKIP Party. This is only the latest in a long line of developments. Cameron is due to step down in three months time, Corbyn is maintaining his stance. Essentially, a lot of focus has been on politicians scrambling to re-assess their positions as the dust settles.

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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement, Employee App, brexit, leadership