Tags: Happiness

Dos and don’ts at the office Christmas party – Part 2 (Infographic)

As the Christmas season invites us to get merry, it can be easy to get carried away at the office party. Expert Market have made a guide for you to follow when attending your own festive functions. Help Keep HRreview Free with a Small Donation If you enjoy our content, please support us… Select the amount you would…

UK workers 2nd-happiest in Europe

New research of 8,800 workers from across Europe shows the line between work and home life is becoming increasingly blurred, with two-thirds (67%) of employees saying work is keeping them busy out of hours. This is according to the ninth annual Edenred-Ipsos Barometer. New mobile communication platforms (laptops, Smartphones, tablets, etc) are making it easier…

Claudia Cooney: Top ten ways to promote employee happiness

So, here’s a question for you, are you guilty of any of the following? Focussing too heavily on staff inputs, instead of outputs Policing the time taken for lunch breaks Feeling resentful of requests for flexible hours Being more task-focussed than people-focussed Feeling under pressure and getting stressed out Doing the same things with the…

How to make your employees happy!

For World Happiness Day today, we asked leaders across the HR world on their thoughts about employee happiness and what the term meant for them. Here is the reaction: Kevin Keohane, Managing Director, BrandPie Creative Strategists™ and author of Brand & Talent (Kogan Page, 2013) Company culture is a complex thing. It’s like an iceberg. So often the visible…

Sharon Klein: World Happiness Day – Make it productive!

The thought of World Happiness Day might send a cold chill through the hearts of many bosses, who will fear it is simply an excuse for employees to kick back and enjoy themselves, rather than doing any real work. Those would largely be the bosses who distrust their employees. Those who are constantly looking for…

Simple things have a significant impact on employee happiness

As the 20th January – the most depressing day of the year – draws in, Monster.co.uk releases new research revealing that sometimes it’s the simple things that can make us happy.  Just a simple ‘thank you’ goes a long way, according to a third of respondents (35%) who say someone showing gratitude makes their working day that little…

HR professionals have highest levels of job fulfillment

A poll of 2,000 workers from a wide range of different industries revealed that 62% of the UK workforce describes itself as professionally fulfilled. But just 58% of employees in financial services and accountancy said they are professionally fulfilled. And while one in eight (13%) of the UK’s workers said they were unfulfilled, almost 1…