Category: Employee Experience

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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How Startups Disrupt the Financial Ecosystem

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Employment Rights for Working Parents

The number of men taking paternity leave dropped to 31 percent in 2019, according to law firm EMW.   Despite the introduction of shared parental leave, figures marginally decreased from the 2018 figure of 32 percent. The question is: why are the numbers...

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Study Shows the Power of ‘Thanks’ for Employees

New research reveals that business leaders who thank their staff experience reduced staff turnover, improved staff retention, and more successful talent acquisition. A study of 1,253 workers, carried out by workplace and incentives provider, One4all Rewards, and published in The Magic Word for...

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Remote Working: Identifying and Preventing Security Breaches

The workplace has evolved beyond recognition for many people in recent years, with one of the most significant changes being that more and more people are now offered the option of working remotely. This incentive is a result of a...

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Seven Steps to Solve the Digital Talent Shortage

The talent conversation is a hot one in digital. With the ever-increasing number of tech start-ups, expanding global tech vendors, transformational businesses, and digital agencies, there is a finite number of people with the right skillset at any one time....

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The Changing Shape of the Workplace

It wasn’t that long ago that getting a “job for life” was the aspiration of those leaving school and college.   From gaining an apprenticeship to being part of the furniture, having a salary, a pension scheme, and the golden handshake – you were living the...

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The ‘Good Talk’: Can Constructive Conversations Replace the Annual Performance Review?

Ranked in the global top 10 of the most desirable companies to work for, Netflix is an employer that clearly gives a great deal back to its employees in terms of salary, culture, and development opportunities. However, it also expects...

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Viva la Revolución: Is it Time to Free Your Employees From Software Dictatorship?

A new report from customer engagement software firm Freshworks Inc has cast light on a staggering number of hours wasted annually by sales and service agents who struggle to navigate software they are forced to use, despite having no say...

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Hotel Group Launches Employee Engagement Tracking System in Wake of Kitchen Incident

Luxury hotel group Calcot Collection has enlisted a guest experience management firm to help monitor staff happiness through the company’s employee survey function, in order to motivate and retain its team. The move follows the sacking of a senior chef and...

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Employees Attracted to Temp Posts for Lifestyle Perks

Forty percent of UK employees would consider working in a temporary, interim, or contract position, according to a new poll, in order to enjoy benefits including a better lifestyle. Research undertaken by staffing business Walters People found that for those who would take...

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The Traditional Recruitment Model is Broken

The traditional recruitment model is broken. In fact, anyone who has braved the world of CVs and cover letters, impersonal correspondence, and the apparent disappearance of all jobs that sound appealing will be hard-pressed not to reach that conclusion. But the...

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Reimagining Employee Experience in the age of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become engrained in our day-to-day lives without us even noticing. From basic voice assistants that can play music by just saying one word, to self-driving cars – there’s no turning back from the world of AI....

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