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The all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards & Conference announces 2018 winners

The all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards & Conference announces 2018 winners

The inaugural Africa-wide Employee Engagement Awards and Conference hosted 150 people at the Hyatt in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on 14 June 2018. It was a unique opportunity for business leaders to champion continent-wide achievements and innovative…

People at the heart of business: McKinsey’s global head makes an historic call

Dr Douglas Board discusses the book Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First by Ram Charan, Dominic Barton and Dennis Carey (Harvard Business Review Press 2018). What stood out for you from this…

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Why are global employee engagement levels climbing?

Why are global employee engagement levels climbing?

After a dip last year, employee engagement around the globe rebounded to an all-time high of 65 per cent, according to Aon’s latest 2018 Trends in Global Employee Engagement report. The rebound is largely driven…

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What’s in it for the business?

What’s in it for the business?

I recently visited a retail client’s head office at midday and was greeted by loud music, balloons, and a lot of staffers soaking up the festive atmosphere. A supplier was hosting a promotional event and…

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Three terrible employee scheduling practices that kill employee engagement

Three terrible employee scheduling practices that kill employee engagement

What not to do if you want engaged employees. Employee engagement is a buzzword in the business world right now. These terms are often misunderstood and their meanings get convoluted. Most businesses seem to think…

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Why can’t I concentrate at work?

Why can’t I concentrate at work?

Offices don’t just have an aesthetic impact on us: we are also influenced by how we sense sound, touch and smell at work. Together, the perception of all these senses help or hinder our ability…

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How investing in employee growth can impact a company

How investing in employee growth can impact a company

Learning together as a company is very important because it helps to promote teamwork and an effective workplace environment that fosters open communication. When individuals within a company focus on learning and growing together, everyone…

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Find courage if you’re being bullied at work

Find courage if you’re being bullied at work

These practical tips will help you in the workplace. Bullying is an unfortunate fact of life. According to research by the TUC in the UK, over a third of workers are bullied at work and…

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How to keep service staff motivated during the busiest time of the year

How to keep service staff motivated during the busiest time of the year

While most of the country enjoy rest and relaxation over the summer holiday season, staff in the hospitality industry are often under increased pressure as this is a particularly busy time of year for people…

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How to give constructive feedback to employees

How to give constructive feedback to employees

No one likes receiving criticism. It can influence people’s feelings of self-worth, impact their confidence negatively and also have an effect on their future attitudes and the quality of their work. As such, it’s a…