It’s all in the norm Conformity, or adjusting our behaviour and approaches in order to align to the accepted norm, is something we have all had to endure in the workplace. From wearing clothing your organisation deems appropriate to expressing an acceptable response to certain news or information, our behaviours are influenced by these conformity encouraging
A lot can be said about the various generations that make up the labour market from which organisations source their human capital, but very few can concretely differentiate between these generations and what drives them. Before the generations and their motivations can be identified and engaged, we need to gain insight into how these eras
What is Gamification? Gamification is the act of applying gaming principles to an everyday situation and is often used by marketing agencies as a tool to engage with customers. It involves tactics such as prize draws and points rewards schemes, and has proved to be hugely successful amongst a wide range of consumers. It creates
Reviving the concept of employee experience Employee engagement is a topic that has stolen the attention of many HR conversations and continues to be a trend to watch in 2017. One of the concepts that has been revived as the result of organisations attempting to gain a more engaged workforce is that of the employee
Team building activities are aimed at motivating the employees in an organisation to come together as one, working and achieving as a single functioning unit for the greater good of the individual and business as a whole. An easy enough concept to understand in theory, but far less simple to execute when taking the demographics
People often constitute 60% or more of any organisations’ operating expenses. The way this is viewed at the top table is critical to how decisions are made around expenditure on people. More importantly decisions on talent: The 20% of an organisations’ workforce that make the 80% difference through their contribution. Often the language used can
As a Talent Specialist, I have been tasked to run an employee engagement survey and workshop annually and it’s been part of my scorecard for as long as I can remember. I strongly believe that engagement drives productivity and bottom line results and should be redefined beyond an HR metric to an organisational strategic metric.
The levels of employee engagement have long been linked to productivity levels. A key link that the recent Gallup survey made was that it had a direct impact on how hard senior managers in an organisation had to work. Senior managers find themselves in low engagement environment dealing with: Continuous recruitment and training of new