Category: Employee Experience

Why Financial Education Should Top Your HR Agenda for 2020

This article was co-authored with John Petter, CEO of HR software provider Zellis.   It isn’t a new discovery that money worries have a direct impact on your employees; financial concerns are a serious cause of mental health issues, which themselves result in...

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Engage Your Employees With Your CX Strategy

When Satya Nadella took over Microsoft, he didn’t begin with a focus on the competition or restructured product portfolio; rather he set out to rebuild the company’s culture starting with redefining the mission of the company. He engaged all its...

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Two-Fifths of Customer Service Staff Plan January Job Hunt, Employers Warned

More staff in customer service roles will seek new employment this month than in any other, with new research showing that almost two-fifths of workers in these positions will seek to leave their post in January. A seasonal slump in engagement...

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The Rise of the Messy C.V

A few months ago, I was retained to find a medical executive for a growing biotech. The Hiring Manager set forth all of the expected criteria during our briefing and then something extraordinary happened. “You don’t need to find me...

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Foul Play: How Workers Would Fine Colleagues Over Behaviour

Office workers in the UK would ‘fine’ colleagues for rude or offensive behaviour the most out of a list of pet peeves. Commercial property agents SavoyStewart.co.uk surveyed 1,466 UK office workers to find out which unprofessional actions they would fine their colleagues...

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The Importance of Self-Awareness

Have you ever missed an opportunity only because you didn’t know that you could have made it once you think positively about your hidden powers? It’s crucial for anyone to know how important it is to start thinking and improving...

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US Chain Hires Nurses to Check Employee Sick Day Claims

US Mexican food chain Chipotle is employing nurses to validate the claims of employees who call in sick, its CEO has revealed. The chain, famous for its burritos, tacos, and guacamole, provides nurses to check the claims of workers who call...

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Fictional Fast Food Drug Front Would be Among Best Places to Work

Despite being a front for a criminal empire built on crystal meth, Breaking Bad fried chicken restaurant Los Pollos Hermanos is among the best fictional food franchises for Employee Experience, according to new research. Food box company Gousto has revealed a...

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Financial Literacy Failings Affecting UK Workplaces

Productivity, wellbeing, and staff retention are suffering due to a dearth of financial literacy among employees in the UK, a new report has shown. A survey of 2,000 British workers across major industries such as retail, manufacturing, and financial services, shows that...

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Bosses and Employees at Odds Over Feedback Action, Survey Shows

One hundred percent of the UK’s retail bosses claim to act on employee feedback, but only 67 percent of employees agree, new research has revealed. HR solutions provider People First, surveyed 250 bosses and 250 employees across the UK, and along with the...

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Cleaning With Integrity: An Interview With Luke Murfitt

It’s not your average job interview, but a description from Luke Murfitt, founder of Integrity Cleaning, of how one woman kick-started her career after a chance encounter shines a light on the ethos of his business. Picture the scene: a dark,...

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Bosses Placing Importance on Being Liked by Staff

New research offers an insight into how employers and employees differ on a range of issues, including being fully engaged in their roles. A study by HR solutions provider People First found that 93 percent of UK employers think it’s important to...

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Employees’ Failure to ‘Improvise’ Affecting Customer Satisfaction

The ability of workers to improvise and innovate while on the job is being underused, a new report has revealed. A study of 1,000 workplaces published in Thinking on your feet, a report by the commercial subsidiary of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, RADA...

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How to Nail your Digital Interview

Some say there has never been a better time to be searching for employment. It is true that the whole process has significantly improved, especially with the growth of technology and the internet. Plus, long gone are the days when...

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Boost Business Performance Through Employee Experience With Free E-Book

A new e-book on successfully implementing tried-and-tested Employee Experience initiatives is available for free from the World Employee Experience Institute (WEEI). Ben Whitter is the founder of the WEEI, and the world’s foremost expert on Employee Experience. Successfully leading the Employee Experience...

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Fir Play: Xmas Decor Boosts Office Productivity, Poll Suggests

Festive traditions in the workplace can boost employee productivity according to new research. In the study, 74 percent of employees said they were motivated to work harder if their employer embraces Christmas, despite only 36 percent of businesses offering a party for their staff...

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CXM Book Shelf: Culture Fix

A positive company culture is more important for businesses now that at any stage in their history, with a recent poll suggesting 92 percent of senior executives cite cultural change as a critical driver to increase their firm’s values, but only...

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The Seven C’s Strategic Approach to Successful Recruiting

According to a recent survey published by Harvard Business Review, 41 percent of board members recognise their biggest challenge is attracting and retaining top talent. We also know that with good leadership, talent does not come and go – rather talent comes...

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UK Employees Want Legal Requirement to Protect Workforce from Bots

Most UK employees anticipate a positive impact from artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, a new report from Genesys has revealed. The global leader in omnichannel Customer Experience and contact centre solutions studied the evolving relationship between employees and technology in the workplace. They...

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Productivity Suffers as Employees Struggle to get Internal Info

UK employees are wasting two hours each week trying to track down the right information internally, which is in turn impacting the quality of customer service they deliver. That is the findings from new research by 8×8, which quizzed 2,000 employees in...

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