For decades, big businesses have invested millions of pounds into finding ways to make consumers buy their products, love their brands and recommend them to others, yet little focus has been put on targeting the employee and giving them the same brand experience.
New research from the London School of Economics has revealed that employees who can speak openly about their depression with their managers are more productive than those whose bosses avoid the issue.
Over the last few years the conversation has turned to all things smart, as ever-changing technologies, apps and devices have opened up a new world of possibilities.
Global productivity is slowing despite employees’ countless efforts to find new and innovative ways to unlock extra output from their people.
It might sound like a disruptive, chaotic and ill-thought-out idea, but talent-minded employers are fast realising the commercial benefits of provide onsite childcare for employees.
Workplaces are rich habitats, full of diverse job roles, different talents, wide-ranging skillsets, far-reaching experience and different age groups. In a talent-poor economy where finding, not to mention keeping, the most skilled employees is one of a business’s biggest challenges.