From blue Mondays to Peachy Mondays – a journey to workplace happiness
A philosophy anchored in happiness The success of any organisation is inevitably linked to its people. At Peachy Mondays, this understanding is foundational. Our ethos is straightforward yet deeply significant: “happy people work better.” This isn’t just a tagline; it’s our guiding principle. Every capability…
How continuous employee listening strategies create sustainable value
The Significance of Employee Engagement In today’s dynamic business landscape, employees demand more than a paycheck; they yearn for purpose, autonomy, and recognition. Engagement skyrockets when personal aspirations align with the organisational mission. The research underscores the link between engaged employees and heightened well-being, satisfaction,…
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…
Flying higher with employee feedback: The Brussels Airlines story
Internal Communication Manager Ilse Verhelst and her HR colleagues at Brussels Airlines knew they had to improve how they listened to, and engaged with their worldwide employees – especially those with limited connectivity because of their role or location. Brussels Airlines is the home carrier…
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?
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