Fostering trust through conversations: The Dundee and Angus College story
Background In the academic year 2014-15, Abi Mawhirt, then head of organisational development at Dundee and Angus College, recognised the need to ask all staff or specific cohorts for views and opinions, but they didn’t have a mechanism. The challenge arose in the recently merged…
How better employee listening can support your DEI efforts
In an ideal world, we could see through the eyes of another, walk in their shoes and create a level playing field for every individual to ‘succeed’. In that ideal world, we’d not need employee listening initiatives because we’d all take time to listen and…
Uniting Generations at Work: What we have in common
In today’s rapidly evolving world, conversations about generational differences often lead to debates centred on stereotypes. From the “woke” Gen Z to “entitled” Millennials to the “selfish” Baby Boomers, these labels can create an artificial divide between age groups. We’re all guilty of chuckling at…
Kerry Freeman in conversation with Sharath Jeevan
Our second Peachy Mondays Conversation was with Sharath Jeevan – author of ‘Intrinsic – A Manifesto to Reignite our Inner Drive’ and it’s all about fostering intrinsic motivation. You can listen to the podcast of conversation here or watch the interview on Youtube, or read…
Unsettling economic shifts stoke financial wellbeing concerns among employees
As economic uncertainties mount, intensified by the Bank of England’s recent interest rate rise to 5%, there’s a sweeping wave of financial anxiety influencing the wellbeing of millions of people in the UK and Europe. From skyrocketing food prices to increased mortgages, rising rent and utility costs, employees are feeling the crunch. A holistic approach to financial wellbeing can help business leaders navigate these tumultuous times, and the first step is to listen more closely to their employees.
In conversation with… Valentina Thörner
In the first of a new series, we talk to Empress of Remote, Valentina Thörner about how to make the most of remote working.
2023 Jobs Report indicates 25% job disruption – employee engagement time
Earlier this month at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Growth Summit, an Insight Report on the Future of Jobs was released. In this blog, we share some key trends and signals for organisations to embrace VoE initiatives to strengthen their talent pool, drive employee engagement, and navigate the ever-changing landscape of work.
Conscious Quitting – what is it and how can we address it?
Social justice, politics, and climate change used to be ‘no-go’ work conversations with many workplaces claiming ‘neutral ground’. But with increasing pressure for organisations to take a stand, and the rise of the B-Corp, employees are increasingly voting with their feet against companies with poor working and climate practices.
In this blog, we explore ‘conscious quitting’ – and how to identify whether that’s happening to you, and what steps you could take to retain consciously minded colleagues.
Deepening Connections in a Fractured World of Work
Relationships are essential to our wellbeing and sense of community. But the pandemic changed everything. So how do we work with what we’ve got to reconnect with each other?
From Feedback to Action – the route to employee listening
In uncertain times, listening demonstrates that you care and understand the causes of employee frustration and anxiety. Critically it is those organisations that then take action that separates the leaders from the laggards in workforce and culture transformation.
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