Is Adaptability The Key to Engagement at Work? Interviews have been scarce this week due to my son being sick and me having to reschedule. It doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking or reading about engagement, and what makes us love to work when I’ve found a spare moment. Disengagement at Work This week a […]

Is Adaptability The Key to Engagement at Work?

Freelancing is a Lifestyle Choice Freelancing isn’t for everyone, but it should be an option for everyone. Working from home, your local coffee shop, or co-working space, fitting work around being a stay at home parent or carer, or managing your career on your terms. Whatever your reason for working non-traditional hours, you’ve chosen a […]

Freelancing Should Never Feel Off Limits

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What is Employee Experience? (And how to implement it)

On the picket lines, come rain or shine; the Stop & Shop workers weren’t backing down, and late Sunday night they won their fight. Eleven days ago, Stop & Shop employees in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, downed tools and put their rights ahead of the money in their pockets. How do Strikes Work? Stop […]

Stop and Shop Needs to Nurture Its People To Remain Competitive

Employee Experience has exploded onto the HR scene over the last year or two, but because of its newness in its current guise, there has been very little explanation about what it is or how to implement it. Last week we were featured on the IOffice blog discussing the difference between these two essential concepts: […]

What’s The Difference Between Employee Experience and Employee Engagement?

We spend around a third of our lives working. If you add in overtime, travel to and from work, and time spent away from work, but thinking about it, we spend a huge portion of our lives connected to the workplace. What we do at work doesn’t stay there either. The interactions we have every […]

Why employees need mental health support

Over the last year or two, the concept of Employee Experience has become more and more prevalent in the HR world. It is changing the way people view the HR function, and replacing the well-used and researched psychological construct, Employee Engagement, as the next big thing. However, despite its popularity in business, I am yet […]

Is Employee Experience the Latest HR Fad?

Having a family is one of the most enjoyable life experiences a person can have. It is also one of the most stressful. Adapting to having a new, all demanding little person with you every hour of every day is incredibly exhausting (and that’s without factoring in the sleepless nights!). Couple that with erratic hormones […]

Maternity, Paternity, and Return to Work Support: Comparing the UK and USA

Spend time in any business setting and you’ll hear a plethora of industry-focused terminology — ‘corporate synergy’, ‘disruptive technology’ or ‘organizational culture’ are just a few specks that contribute to the dust mountain that is business jargon. Look to the HR or work psychology world and one of the hot business phrases thrown around organizations today is […]

Should We Stop Trying to ‘Engage’ Employees?