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Burnout: The Global Crisis of Wellness at Work

As you are reading this, Gallup estimates that 2 out of 3 employees in your organisation are suffering from some degree of burnout. If that number isn’t enough to make you choke, consider the astronomical cost to your workplace when you factor in the resultant absenteeism, lower productivity, low morale and lack of engagement and high employee turnover.
5/24/2019

Can HR Support the Environmental Agenda?

While adopting a culture of sustainability requires all areas of a business to work together, here are a few ways that HR can lead the way.
5/20/2019

What Does the Rise of the Side Hustle Tell Us About Modern Work?

Across the professional world, a growing number of people are choosing to spend their free time working. So what’s behind the rise of the side hustle, and what does this trend tell us about our changing attitudes to work?
5/17/2019

Transparency at Work: How Clear Can We Be?

In a world where openness, equality and trust are high on the agenda, isn’t it time the workplace became more transparent?
5/13/2019

Pep Talk – What Man City Are Doing Now That All Workplaces Will Be Doing in 10 Years

Whether you’re a football fan or not, there’s a lot more to the beautiful game than kicking a ball around a field. High-performance sports has long been a pioneer in recruitment, people management, data analytics, performance psychology, and training.
5/13/2019

Is Pizza the Key to Productivity?

There have been many work motivators and productivity boosters but none of them is as effective as pizza. This may sound absurd but there are scientific studies to prove it.
5/9/2019

How Check-Ins Help Everyone Stay on Track

The beauty of check-ins is their simplicity and their ability to allow problems to be aired before they manifest and grow.
5/7/2019

Will We Still Need Job Descriptions in the Future of Work?

In a knowledge-based economy, where agility and adaptability are key, how useful are rigid job descriptions?
5/2/2019

Meet the Teams Behind the Tech

People First has assembled a talented group of engineers, architects and developers who are all passionate about creating a better workplace. These are the people responsible for turning big ideas into practical features...
5/1/2019

DisruptHR Nottingham – Key Takeaways from a Night of Disruptive Thinking

If you weren’t lucky enough to be at the event, don’t worry – here’s a breakdown of the key points discussed, along with links to the full videos for each speaker.
4/29/2019

How to Engage a Multi-Generational Workforce

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workforce, employee engagement is at a record low. In Southeast Asia, just 19% of employees are engaged. But how do you engage a multi-generational workforce?
4/26/2019

5 Assumptions About How to Engage Generation Z in the Workplace (and a Gen-Zer's Take on Them)

Time and time again speculations are made on a certain 'generation', often by those outside of it. We decided to turn the lens and enlisted the help of Matilda Strachan to share the perspective of a Gen Z in the workplace
4/25/2019