Communication is key. Without it, we'd all be hermits. Barely a minute goes by where we're not responding to a phone call, email or Facebook message. It's easy to forget just how much we actually need communication. Especially in the workplace.
October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Everywhere around the world, mental health will be brought into the public eye, bringing with it all of the difficulties people with mental health issues experience.
The Mental Health Foundation estimates that 1 in 6 people are likely to have experienced a mental health issue in the past week.
It is a triumphant time for Neovia. The logistics company has won recognition as one of Britain's Healthiest Workplaces, a prestigious award cementing Neovia's status as an employee-driven company and the culmination of a long journey to their current status.
All companies have a branding kit. Tools of the trade that propel the company’s brand image into the workplace stratosphere and the public eye. This can be a product they are selling or a practice they are encouraging, but there is one thing in that toolkit that will resonate on a universal scale, regardless of the audience.
The employee experience.
Training is essential to any business. Employees need to be in the know about how to best go about their jobs. Now, while it'd be handy if staff could just download all relevant information into their brains, that notion is a good few decades off. Until then, we can make do with the next best thing: E-Learning.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
Employee engagement is a key factor in what makes a successful workplace. Without it employee morale and productivity can both plummet leading to increased staff turnover and reduced profitability. However, keeping your employees engaged isn't an easy task. The larger your workforce becomes the more challenging it can become to keep your workforce happy, motivated and committed. Here are the 4 top employee engagement challenges and how to overcome them.
Park Leisure offer 5 star, award winning holidays parks, first class service and luxury holiday homes across the UK. They have over 200 employees in a wide range of roles including onsite, customer service and sales teams. Their challenge was communicating with their dispersed workforce across a number of parks without relying on email.