5 Ways to Combat a Talent Shortage

We have noticed a common thread amongst our clients over the past year. A talent shortage – the majority of them are finding it hard to fill vacancies.  It’s a problem that’s been reported worldwide, it follows the ‘great resignation’ and it’s been happening since the Covid pandemic. Many...

Creating opportunities for people to have an effective voice at work

A culture where an organisation actively listens to and creates opportunities for people to have an effective voice is fundamental to ensuring job quality. When you’re not heard, you just do what you’re told without questioning or offering to speak up and change things because you don’t think anything...

The Lioness Legacy – a far-reaching impact on inclusion and diversity

Congratulations to The Lionesses!  Champions of Europe and bringing inclusion and diversity to the fore in the process. Winning the Championships is no mean feat.  And it’s an even more substantive feat when you consider that the women in that team overcame many barriers that their male counterparts never...

Why You Should Undertake International Employee Engagement Research

The MRS has designated July as an International Research Month culminating in the UN International Day of Friendship on 30 July.  As part of our employee engagement research, we often work with multinational companies, and we regularly run employee engagement surveys in different languages as part of this. In...

Employee Engagement – Practicing What We Preach

A team day out is a great way to bond with your colleagues, build team morale, improve communication and employee engagement. As we are all about employee engagement, and practice what we preach, we recently spent the morning on The River Stour – one of the most beautiful rivers...

The CIPD Festival of Work – Insights

In June, a few members of the TSI Research Team attended the CIPD Festival of Work Conference which ran from 15th – 16th at Olympia Exhibition Centre in Kensington, London. Attending on the second day of the conference, they were joined in the conference centre by many visitors from...

Employee Engagement – The Key To Success

What is Employee Engagement? Employee engagement is a workplace approach designed to ensure that employees are committed to their organisation’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, and are able, at the same time, to enhance their own sense of wellbeing. How Does it Help an Organisation?...

How To Manage Holidays

The summer holidays will soon be upon us! For some, holidays will have been in their calendar for months and it will be something they are really looking forward to but there is a flip side. Gary recently wrote a blog regarding the decision by Goldman Sachs to give...

Self-awareness – the key that unlocks positive change

The goal of all the surveys we run is to create a greater sense of self-awareness, based on which actions can be identified and taken to improve performance.  Reflection – the building block of self-awareness – is the first step in any change programme, whether that’s at an organisational,...

Making decisions and breaking through barriers – the power of coaching

Why coaching?  Our working lives are busy.  Many of us are wearing several different hats and we’re working within a changing environment that often requires us to make decisions quickly, whilst also maintaining relationships with those around us so that we can call on support when we need it. ...