A New Zealand company gave all 240 of its employees an extra day off a week - with no pay cut. After eight weeks, not only did workers report less stress and more job satisfaction, but they were just as productive (if not more so) in four days as they had been in five.
Studies show systematic onboarding brings new hires up to speed 50% faster, increases engagement and retention, and reduces failure rates. But if you think onboarding is just a question of showing them the ropes, you’re not going to get those results....
Under the Equality Act 2010, lesbian, gay, bi, and trans people are protected from discrimination and harassment at work. So why did a 2018 survey find statistics like these?
Apparently, if you have 100 employees, you can use their social networks to reach 50,000 potential job candidates for free. This is according to an info-graphic doing the rounds over social media.
Organisations know that employee turnover is something that should be kept to a minimum. They know that employees are a key factor in their daily success.
Looking for a way to gain experience or get your foot in the door with a great company? Have you considered temping?
To achieve business goals employers need to attract the best talent. However, as the job seeker experience is often not fully understood, a significant number of potential candidates are overlooked.
While it’s widely known what an intelligence quotient (IQ) is, the score that averages a person’s overall intelligence with their peers based on a variety of standardised tests, many people may not know much about emotional intelligence (EI)....
It is thought that nearly 20% of workers in the UK are overeducated for the jobs they are doing, whilst nearly two-thirds of graduates are working in in roles that do not require university degrees.
Knowledge, skills and abilities – three words we regularly hear being used interchangeably, but what’s the difference between them? Put simply, to have the knowledge to do something means you know how to do it....
If there’s one single thing that you definitely can’t avoid in the workplace, it’s change. Change is everywhere, and there is no doubt that it is necessary if you want your business to progress....
With obesity becoming more and more of a problem in the UK, attention has turned to who, exactly, is responsible for changing the trends. If you are a manager, you may feel as though you should be making an effort to ensure that your team are fit and healthy....