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  • Teams with a culture of constructive feedback do better

    18 January 2024

    Employee feedback is one of the most effective tools to assess the internal operations of an organisation. And it becomes especially important as organisations get larger, says Victoria Kelleher, XpertHR lead survey specialist in the US.

  • Rebuilding in 2024: Strategies for reshaping worker expectations

    9 January 2024

    This could be a pivotal year for HR. As ever, the cornerstones of what we do will be recruitment, retention, motivation, performance and productivity, but - asks Andrew Walker of Personal Group - what do they mean for HR and reward professionals in 2024 and beyond?

  • How a mindfulness group can help HR promote engagement and teamwork

    13 December 2023

    Mindfulness can be a powerful tool to help HR promote engagement and develop team cohesiveness. XpertHR's in-house mindfulness teacher, Christopher Bryant, explains how to make mindfulness work for you.

  • Six key takeaways from the 2023 CIPD conference

    13 November 2023

    The people profession is operating in a "VUCA world on steroids" (VUCA = volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). So said CEO Peter Cheese as he welcomed around 1,300 delegates to the 2023 CIPD conference in Manchester.

  • Developing performance: Five steps to unlocking your workforce's full potential

    6 July 2023

    Organisations benefit when employees contribute ideas, innovate and use creativity to find solutions. But how do you unlock your people's full potential? They need to be stretched, challenged, supported and developed. We set out the five steps to achieving this.

  • 2023 predictions for HR: From "quiet hiring" to help with healing

    4 January 2023

    Analyst company Gartner has issued its top 2023 predictions for HR leaders, and the appearance of hybrid working and expanding talent pools will come as no surprise.

  • Strategic HR in focus: How senior leaders can implement work architecture model

    25 October 2022

    The traditional system of job architecture based on jobs and jobholders is inadequate for employers that want to increase human-centricity, upgrade the employee experience, attract and retain top talent, and improve organisational responsiveness to emerging social and political factors, writes XpertHR senior analyst, HR strategy and insights, Laci Loew.

  • Strategic HR in focus: Why it is time for employers to adopt work architecture model

    6 October 2022

    More than ever before, workers search for purpose in the workplace, seek work that makes an impact, and expect internal talent mobility that utilises their unique strengths and capabilities, says XpertHR senior analyst, HR strategy and insights, Laci Loew.

  • "Quiet quitting": Five things for employers to think about

    7 September 2022

    The unique combination of the coronavirus pandemic, deteriorating economic conditions, rise in flexible working (particularly hybrid/remote working) and increased awareness of the importance of maintaining wellbeing/good mental health has seen the concept of "quiet quitting" gaining traction. What steps - if any - should employers take to tackle this phenomenon?

  • Employee engagement and the employee experience

    7 February 2022

    Employee engagement and employee experience are two terms often used in the same breath, but really shouldn't be, says Trevor Merriden. Both have a role to play in any successful organisation, but the meaning and significance of each has diverged since the coronavirus pandemic began, as he explains.

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