Three high-risk engagement strategies

Engagement initiatives too often try to encapsulate ever-changing trends that promise the earth, as companies boast about progressive ways of working for public relations purposes or “about us” pages. But what happens when the idea doesn’t quite live up to reality? Here are some revealing case studies

Why employers need to tackle the wellness crisis

Caring for workplace wellness is more important than some leaders think, and so is the indirect impact it can have on the bottom line

How to get employee recognition right

Employee recognition is the secret ingredient to successful engagement, but it is difficult to master

Why internal events should not be overlooked

From teambuilding to training, internal events have considerable business benefits to both the bottom line and culture. Events that fit with a company’s culture and values can deliver tenfold. But it’s a fine balance between getting it right and forced fun

Why you must create space for workplace learning

Business leaders are wrestling with how to integrate formal and informal learning spaces at work to nurture a necessary upskilling culture

Could an algorithm find you the perfect candidate?

Bird's eye view picture of people walking on pavement

Sophisticated artificial intelligence and machine-learning tools are helping businesses remove bias and improve talent acquisition, but there are limitations to its success

Goodbye to offices? Not so fast

More employees are working from home, but workplace innovations suggest a positive future for the office

Flat structure vs hierarchy: does either work?

Experiments in scrapping command-and-control management structures have not always been a success, so is there another way of empowering staff?