Is It OK for Managers to Be Friends with Their Employees?

Friendship in the workplace is important and helps to create a sense of belonging and community. But for those in positions of power, the idea of getting pally with employees is a bit more complicated.

New Partnership to Help Employers Source Talent

People First has partnered with the world’s largest job delivery company eQuest.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend DisruptHR Nottingham 2.0

Embracing the rebellious future of HR, DisruptHR is an information exchange designed to energise, inform and empower people in the HR field. Here's why you need to get yourself a ticket to the next event...

The Telegraph Recognises People First Among the Top Workplace Apps

People First is named as one of the best 6 apps to keep employees happy and motivated

People First: The Ethos, The Tech and The Future

From flow technology and chatbots to a new blueprint for the employee-employer relationship, People First is bringing something totally new to the HR software market. But what about the technology behind the big ideas?

6 Quick Tips to Go Green in the Office

Businesses everywhere are looking into ways to go green. A few sensible adjustments to the way you run your office can make it greener and help you to save money too. Start going green in your office by trying some of these quick action points.

Glassdoor’s Top CEOs – What Can We Learn from the Businesses They Lead?

Glassdoor recently revealed its highest-ranked CEOs based on employee ratings. In this blog, we take a look at some of the shared traits they possess which may contribute towards their popularity as a business leader.

Psychological Safety: the Key to an Effective Team

What is psychological safety and why is it so important in the workplace?

Autonomy, Passion and Performance at Work Through Learning

In this guest blog, Blended Learning Specialist Katrin Kircheis shares her expertise on how focusing on the three key factors of autonomy, mastery and purpose can enable teams to perform better and achieve great results.

Intrapreneurs: How to Foster a Culture of Innovation at Work

In most businesses, however, the innovative thinking is done by only a small percentage of people – those whose job it is to turn bright ideas into new products, features, or services. But by looking at innovation in a broader sense, we can include everybody in the process of improvement.

Why the Candidate Recruitment Experience Matters

As anyone who has been unemployed will know, searching for a new job can be a tedious affair. The whole process, from job applications through to interview, seems designed to test one’s patience. We take a look at what the typical application process looks like from the candidate’s perspective.

Servant Leadership – How to Give Your Employees More Autonomy and Choice

According to the philosophy of servant leadership, however, the manager’s job is to serve their employees. This approach flips the traditional pyramid hierarchy on its head, putting the needs of employees above all else.