Favouritism at work: what leaders must watch out for

One of the biggest problems with favouritism in the workplace is that managers are often unaware it exists. So how do business leaders tread the fine line between meritocracy and prioritising their favoured employees?

How to truly get the most from your employees

Trade-off between what workers want and what’s good for the business is becoming a trickier balancing act for leaders

How to get employee recognition right

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

Why you should hire from within

The possibility of promotion is a huge incentive for employees, but how do you become a company with an internal conveyor belt of talent?

Why employee experience begins before the first day

A common misunderstanding of the importance of recruitment and onboarding in cultivating engagement and nurturing employees is setting businesses up for failure

Why more perks won’t guarantee engagement

“We need to make bigger heroes of these type of employers which do treat staff fairly, with dignity and where everyone shares the rewards for hard work”

Should you be monitoring your staff with AI?

Technology to monitor employees in the workplace can be put to good effect, but not if it is used to control and micromanage workers

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