Engagement

What’s your hybrid work model?

What’s your hybrid work model?

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella sees an increase in complexity when identifying the appropriate hybrid work model for an organisation. “The vast majority of employees say they want more flexible remote work options, but at the same time also say they want more in-person...

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Build connections

Build connections

Throughout the last year, employees have adjusted to their different work locations. Whether it was their dining table, couch or bed, they continued to work. Still, they raised their concerns about feeling isolated and removed from the team, too. As human beings, we...

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Realise employee potential

Realise employee potential

Everybody has potential. Yet, companies have been struggling for decades. How do you identify it? For more than 50 years, consultancies like BCG and McKinsey are offering their views. Created in 1968, the growth share matrix prioritises business according to their...

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5 Effective team activities for Ramadan

5 Effective team activities for Ramadan

Ramadan is soon upon us. As required by law, companies will reduce the daily working hours by 2 and historically, life slowed down during that time. Yet, this year, companies are looking to make a difference during the Holy Month. Just as businesses are focusing on...

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Micro-learning is here to stay

Micro-learning is here to stay

2020 accelerated digital transformations and there’s no stopping. Companies have to predict how their products and services are changing in the future. Constant agility is key and HR has to work with the business to set up their teams for success. L&D teams are...

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Burnout

Burnout

We’ve heard it again this week. Zoom fatigue is real. Unfortunately, so is burnout and more and more individuals are heading towards it.   What is the problem? While the term “burnout” was coined in the 1970s, it wasn’t always clear what it is. The World Health...

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5 tips to give feedback to remote employees

5 tips to give feedback to remote employees

Employees are starving for feedback, managers are longing for high-performance team and yet, communication around performance is one of the most often avoided topics. Nobody wants to be the bad guy when providing constructive feedback. While in recent times, sharing...

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We need more human understanding

We need more human understanding

"Stop moaning!" This is what KPMG’s chair Bill Michael told the firm’s UK staff last week. It has cost him his job. It’s likely that you’ve read the articles around this town hall meeting. How could this happen? How could a few words lead to a resignation of the head...

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5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

Recognise your team’s achievements during your year end celebrations. These celebrations offer a great opportunity to reflect on the entire year and acknowledge the accomplishments. Throughout the year, your employees have contributed to the survival and growth of...

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How to introduce career conversations

How to introduce career conversations

Traditionally, performance discussion focused on the past. While goals were set at the beginning of the performance cycle, managers all too often dreaded giving feedback or discussing developmental opportunities. Training departments have created and executed...

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