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Employee health and wellbeing in 2022 and beyond: a Q&A with the CEO and Co-Founder of Heka

By Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Human Resources

After one of the most turbulent years in this generation’s history, hopeful HR leaders have begun 2022 seeking calmer waters for their profession, their businesses and importantly, their people. While the world of work has undoubtedly changed for good, the people profession has had to evolve too. As businesses the world over experienced seismic shifts in perspective and priorities, HR teams led the charge in championing the human element of work to effectively balance productivity with employee engagement, satisfaction and happiness at a time that saw us more separated than ever. As how we work continues to change, attitudes towards…

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Aligning people and business strategy with a holistic view of talent

By Employee Management, Employee Retention, Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, HR Software, Motivation, Natural HR, Software, Webinar

HR leaders are drawn to the prospect of creating a high-performing workforce but often overlook the key ingredients. In fact, companies that align talent with business strategy outperform others by 16%, retain 30% more top performers, and see 34% higher employee performance. The last 18 months have posed major challenges that saw business and talent strategies put to a rigorous test. As a result, there is a renewed urgency for HR leaders to realign their talent strategy to the wider business goals to factor in changing business dynamics. This is why we invited, James Moore, a director at Morgan Phillips…

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Suicide Prevention Day 2021: 4 ways to talk to staff about suicide

By Employee Management, Health, Health and Safety, Health and Wellbeing

2021 has been another challenging year for everybody, with COVID-19 introducing more non-work-related stress than ever and the continued impacts of the pandemic, from managing personal finances to your health, have compounded the effects of the pressure for everyone. The ONS found that in 2021: 1 in 5 (21%) adults experienced some form of depression in Q1 2021, a 19% increase since November 2020. 4 in 10 (43%) women aged 16 to 29 experience depressive symptoms, compared with around 2 in 10 (26%) of men of the same age. But suicide remains a very concerning issue and something that everyone…

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It’s time to re-onboard your employees who started remotely during lockdown, here are 5 ways on how to do it

By Employee Relations, Employee Retention, Health and Wellbeing, Onboarding

If you or your company has onboarded a new starter in the last 18 months, there’s a very strong chance that they’ve never stepped foot inside your physical office. But with teams around the country beginning to return to the office, are you ready to re-onboard those of your staff who started remotely? We all know that when an employee joins a team, we need to onboard them, and we’ve been doing that for as long as most of us have been working, but since COVID-19 hit at the start of 2020, we’ve been doing it remotely. Therefore, given that…

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Employee wellbeing in 2021

What does employee wellbeing look like in 2021? 10 HR and business leaders tell all

By Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing

The past year has turned everything we thought about the future of work on its head. HR leaders across the globe navigate a return to the office, the introduction of hybrid working models and the changing needs of employees. In a year where the way companies treated their people was under more scrutiny than ever before, the priorities of every HR department changed and workload increased significantly. Companies were, and continue to be, measured by how they prioritised the needs of their people. In this article, we talk to 10 HR and business leaders who share the ways in which…

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