How can you develop an effective wellbeing strategy and put it into action? Andrew
Spells, Head of Wellbeing at the British Council discusses the methods he has taken to ensure wellbeing at work.
Niall Ryan-Jones is Head of Employee Experience at Harrods, who recently won awards as a top employer 2017 by both the Top Employers Institute and Glassdoor. Here Niall discusses engagement and its broader meanings.
Employee engagement is not just about sending an annual survey to your staff. Here Karen Notaro discusses why it is vitally important to expand your horizons when it comes to engagement at work.
HR professionals will agree that stakeholder engagement is key to securing a successful change initiative or project outcome. Yet in the real world too many projects continue to fail.
We all know that there are a range of factors making it difficult for HR and resourcing professionals to manage workforce needs and impact profits.
While 85 percent of employees feel appreciated by their direct managers, only 57 percent feel appreciated by senior management.
Staff engagement has become a popular boardroom topic, particularly as its influence on performance improvement and competitive advantage are now so clear. It is well known, through studies such as the McLeod report, that highly engaged teams significantly outperform their less engaged counterparts. Some of the numbers are more than eye-opening, especially as they pertain to core metrics that determine any business’s success.
Supermarket chain, ALDI, has chosen NGA Human Resources to provide NGA ResourceLink Payroll via SaaS for their UKIE operations. The five year deal includes Payroll, Self-Service and Reporting to support ALDI’s rapidly expanding UKIE workforce.
One in four employees in the UK suffers from workplace stress. That is an alarming statistic, given that 75 percent of UK employers believe that they have a role to play in employee wellbeing.
Succession planning sounds all very well and good but, let’s face it, in most organisations other immediate issues take priority. In fact, according to the Harvard Business Review, under a third of European companies are confident they have a quality talent pipeline.
The march forward of HR is continuing in UK organisations a new study has found. For just over half of UK organisations, HR is now a key part in business strategy.
High potential employees are seen as almost twice as valuable to their organisations as employees (HiPos) who are not high potential.
When dealing with the complexities of myriad personalities from ground to board level, attempting to implement strategy and policies, championing initiatives, managing conflict and motivating employees, influence is surely the crème de la crème of skills; if people are HR’s resource then influence is the resource of HR’s. But achieving influence is a delicate tightrope walk of precision and accuracy, lean too much one way and you veer to coercion and manipulation, veer to the opposite side and weakness and inefficiency await.
HR plays a key role in enabling organisations to meet their strategic goals. It helps the wider business understand what its employees value, and what makes them productive, and keeps them engaged. How can HR professionals demonstrate the strategic value they provide to the company?
School teachers are not renowned for their spare time, so HR considerations are probably placed quite low on many teacher’s priority lists. Now, in an attempt to remedy this, solicitors SAS Daniels LLP has launched Education 360, a legal and HR employment advisory and administration service to help schools manage staff more effectively