Technology Can Help You Revolutionize Work – But Not on Its Own

We often talk about technology as a driver of change – and in many ways it is. But when it comes to real human progress, technology alone is not enough to bring about change. In addition to innovation and invention, there needs to be a willingness to do things differently, born out of the need for something better. This can only come from us.

How Singapore Can Capitalise on Advancements in HR Tech

During the recent HR Festival Asia conference, Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Minister of State for National Development and Manpower, gave a powerful speech that focused on improving the HR environment for both business and employees.

Milena visits People First customer Skateistan in Cambodia

Our Go-To-Market Lead Milena visited People First customer Skateistan during her holidays to Cambodia earlier this year. Here she writes a blog outlining all the great work they are doing.

DisruptHR Returns to Nottingham for Another Thought-Provoking Evening

Back in April, we were proud to organise Nottingham’s very first DisruptHR event. That night was such a success that we thought we’d do another! Read a recap of the event and watch the 13 presentations here.

The People First Engineering Team Dig in to Volunteering Project

The People First team of 60 software engineers have recently volunteered their time to breathe new life into an outdoor space used by children at the City Hospital, Nottingham.

Check-Ins: A Practical Step Towards Better Mental Health at Work

In recent years, mental health has gone from something barely discussed to a key workplace issue. While this represents great progress, many employees still feel unable to disclose their own struggles, or simply don’t know who or how to ask for help. Find out how check-ins could help here.

Leadership: How to Build Trust Within Your Team

According to a recent global engagement survey, one of the most important factors in employee engagement is having a team leader that you trust. In fact, those who trust their team leader are a staggering 12 times more likely to be engaged than those who don’t.

Bullying in the Workplace: a Problem We Cannot Ignore

We often think of bullying as a childhood issue, yet it can affect us at any stage of our lives – and particularly in the workplace. According to a 2016 survey by the Trade Union Congress (TUC), nearly one in three people (29%) are bullied at work, with more than a third of those who reported being bullied leaving their job as a result.

The Professions That Get the Most (and Least) Sleep

Sleep and job advancement may not seem like they go together, but they’re more connected than you might think. If you’re trying to move ahead in your career, sleep may be the answer.

What can the distress behaviours of your team members tell you about what to focus on to motivate them?

We often talk about how managers need to be equipped with techniques that allow them to successfully motivate their team members and, most of us agree this is not an easy feat, as we are all different. In this guest blog, Magda explains the Process Communication Model (PCM).

The Importance of Employee Onboarding

Ever arrived on your first day at a new job and it's nothing like you expect? Guest blogger Dakota Murphey looks at the research to see why employee onboarding is so important.

How to Boost Profitability Through Performance Management

Get performance management right, and you’ll give your people the guidance, support, and motivation they need to be at their best. The result? A better, happier, more profitable business.