Director: Employee engagement is essential to any good business, so why do so many businesses treat it as an optional extra, asks author and chairman of Purple Cubed, Jane Sunley
New Business: Employee engagement: a subject of much debate, confusion and, occasionally, derision. Ambiguous. Over-complicated. Siloed. Yet with engagement and culture cited as no.1 global business issues by Deloitte, executed in the right way, consistently, it's a sure-fire way to achieve competitive advantage and business success.
The C-suite - Six in 10 Organisations State Their People Are Not Empowered As Part of an Innovation Culture A new research report from employee engagement specialists, Purple Cubed, has revealed a startling insight into the C-Suite of UK businesses.
Changeboard: Thinking back, did you ever imagine the world’s biggest hospitality provider would be one that owns neither hotels nor restaurants? Fast forward to 2016 and room lettings website Air BnB is a reality that most tourists take for granted.
Raconteur - Companies are turning to data analytics to gain insights into personnel trends which can aid staff recruitment, retention, development and performance
HR Magazine - Speaking at the Purple Cubed Engagement, Enablement, Empowerment: The Outcomes Breakfast Club, Edmonds said her business has tried to embrace a clear definition. “In terms of culture we try to keep it very simple, because a simple message is easier for people to engage with,” she said. “We define it as 'happy people at work'.”
Raconteur - Company culture is a cornerstone of business success as staff sign up to an agreed way of working, improving employee wellbeing and the bottom line, but change must be carefully managed
Total Jobs: A recent survey by London School of Business & Finance revealed that almost half of all workers in the UK (47%) would like to change careers*. This statistic was even higher for workers in London (55%) and millennials (66%). Career switching is becoming commonplace in the UK job market as more and more people aspire to have a job they love. But how do successful career changers do it? And is finding work you love possible for everyone? Total jobs turned to the experts to answer these questions and more.
Personnel Today: There’s a lot of noise about employee engagement but not a great deal of clarity, argues Jo Harley. How can we simplify our strategies and ensure they are effective?
HR Ville: Jane Sunley - this engagement survey is a bit unsettling