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Re-aligning disengaged employees with talent development
28
Jan

Re-aligning disengaged employees with talent development

By: Primeast

In 2013 Gallup infamously discovered that just 13 per cent of employees are engaged at work. This means a massive 87 per cent were less than engaged or actively disengaged.

Last year research from TINYpulse also painted a bleak picture. Some 66 per cent of employees said they did not see an opportunity for professional growth and 64 per cent did not feel they had a strong work culture. A shocking one in four said they don't have the tools they need to be successful in their job and only 21 per cent feel strongly valued.

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Thinkstock: Get ready for the workplace of 2016
17
Dec

Get ready for the workplace of 2016

By: Primeast

As we look to 2016 we won't just be saying goodbye to another year; we'll be waving a fond farewell to the workplace we know.

The world of work is changing - as it always does - and the end of 2015 will see a whole new raft of innovations, approaches, dynamics and employees enter the mix.

Organisations need to be prepared and ready to adapt to the new environment in order to get the most out of the year ahead. To help, here is our list of predictions of what the workplace of 2016 will look like.

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Dealing with the dark side of hypermobility this holiday season
16
Dec

Dealing with the dark side of hypermobility this holiday season

By: Primeast

Many workplaces are now 'hypermobile'. Indeed, in 2015 business travel spend was expected to grow by 8.6 per cent, according to the GBTA Foundation.

It's not just in work that we're increasing our travel either and academics such as Stuart Cohen and Stefan Gössling claim that movement is increasingly at the heart of our social identities

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How to respond to the 'this is what I want' conversation
16
Dec

How to respond to the 'this is what I want' conversation

By: Primeast

It's true that the only way to get what you want in life is to ask for it. Consequently, when leadership expert Rebecca Shambaugh advised people in a recent article for the Harvard Business Review to tell their boss what they wanted, she was right. After all, if you're not honest about your promotion aspirations, your flexible working needs, your salary expectations and so on, how do you expect to get them?

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