Jargon Conundrum: Its Effect on Workplace Communication

In the professional landscape, jargon stands as a formidable barrier to clear communication. Predominantly specific to certain professions or industries, its overuse can lead to confusion, misunderstandings, and a general misalignment within an organisation. While it might serve as shorthand among experts, for others, it can create an irritating...

Navigating Change Fatigue: Ways to Sustain Employee Engagement

In today’s rapidly evolving world, change has become the new norm. Companies are constantly adapting to market shifts, technological advancements, and changing customer demands. But with all this ongoing change, a concerning phenomenon has emerged: change fatigue. Change fatigue occurs when employees feel exhausted, overwhelmed, and disengaged due to...

Omniployment Era – What does this mean for Managers?

With retention a problem and the flexible/hybrid/at work debate ongoing, a recent study by Henley Business School was a fascinating read. Their study involved 3,000 UK employees and comprised a mixed method approach. It included interviews and surveys to understand red and green flags when looking for work, why...

Employee Engagement – What can we expect in 2024?

As we start a new year, we reflect on the employee engagement landscape of 2023, and look ahead to 2024 with optimism and intrigue. What trends can we expect to see this year? What areas do we envisage being the ‘hot topics’? How can we move with these trends...

Employee Resilience

What is Employee Resilience? Keeping on top of mental health in the modern workplace is becoming increasingly important with modern day pressures. Building up a resilience to these pressures is key to protecting yourself from the negativities that can come from working life. Resilience in this context is defined...

Engagement, it’s personal!

As a business leader, I’ve always believed that the most important thing in any organisation is its people. Sure, we talk about strategies, goals, and profits, but when it comes down to it, it’s the individuals within the organisation who breathe life into those numbers and plans. Ever since...

Balancing Wellbeing and Engagement

Forbes recently published a really interesting article promoting the fact that wellbeing is more critical than engagement and that maybe the approach to employee engagement has been wrong. They state that Gallup’s Global State of the Workplace survey results show that the overall employee engagement score hasn’t really moved...

AI and Employee Engagement – Balancing Technology and Ethics

AI and employee engagement – a match made in heaven? According to Engage For Success, employee engagement is about “drawing out a deeper commitment from employees and that organisations with high levels of employee engagement are more efficient and effective”. Engaged employees are not only more productive, but they...