Providing an environment that promotes positive mental health has clear benefits for companies as a whole, including an increased level of productivity, reduced errors and a decrease in sick days.
One of the key factors linked with employment satisfaction and retention is the degree to which people have the opportunity to know, use and are managed by using their strengths at work.
Learning new skills and ways of looking at the world keeps us engaged and alert. Humans are wired to learn. Remember that old saying, ‘Use it or lose it’? Turns out that applies to neural pathways too. The old-fashioned way of learning as an adult is to pay money to an expert and go off […]
Organisational culture is much more than the values written in the employee handbook or on the poster outside the HR office. This is highlighted by one of my favourite quotes by Torben Rick that ‘Culture is the organisation’s immune system’ Whilst non-profits don’t always have the same budget for staff activities as large corporations, this doesn’t […]
We’re six months into 2019. Not quite sure how June snuck up so quickly but here we are. June is the traditional mid-year review time. Below we list some ideas around how to make these go smoothly, but who says you have to stick with tradition? June is a great time to bring your team […]
The new year is traditionally a time when people look to make changes to their lives – which can often include a change of job or career. Losing good employees can be costly in so many ways – from the cost of recruitment and training of a new employee, the loss of knowledge and skills to […]