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Employee Engagement

16 ways to re-engage disengaged employees

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Studies that look into employee engagement are beginning to move away from using a single metric with which to measure engagement. And this stands to reason; creating one score risks oversimplifying what is a complex aspect of the business. Engagement within the workplace has always been hard to quantify, yet research tells us that it’s chronically low across the globe. In 2013, US analytics firm Gallup revealed that just 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. Of perhaps greater concern is that 22% of all UK workers are actively disengaged. Try putting that into context within your own operation;…

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The 20 best employers in the UK have been named

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The most attractive large employer in the UK has been named. In a survey by Ranstad, Rolls Royce has been named the best large employer to work for. The survey asked 200,000 workers questions about employee relations and they found the best employers satisfy their employees on subjects such as; salary, benefits, training quality, long term reward schemes, working atmosphere, management and long term job security. Companies which ignore are falling behind and are losing the best candidates to more attractive companies which offer rewards based on performance management or long term service. The full list is: 1. Rolls Royce…

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How should HR deal with Olympic absences?

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With the Olympic events taking place in the UK this summer, employers may experience higher absence rates. Though previous events such as football tournaments have presented similar problems, the sheer scale of the Olympics could cause more widespread issues than encountered in the past. So, how can employers manage this effectively and prevent ‘pulling a sickie’ from becoming the latest Olympic sport? Whilst employers are under no legal obligation to offer time off for sporting events, it will be beneficial to adopt a flexible approach and try to accommodate planned absences wherever possible. This will be the best method for…

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