3 Construction Workforce Engagement Practices That Work

It is not an exaggeration to say that employees are the lifeblood of a construction business. A lot of construction firms look for talented and hardworking employees to help them grow their companies and propel them forward.

Is Your Company Culture Really What You Think It Is?

If you’d feel uncomfortable answering any of these questions truthfully, perhaps there are areas of your organisation’s culture that need improving.

Global Engagement – Has Anything Changed?

There has been plenty of talk – and at least some action – regarding ways to fix the engagement crisis. But has anything actually changed?

Looking After Your Mental Health While Running a Business

According to the mental health charity, Mind, it’s believed that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Meaning that statistically, business people are likely to fall into this remit. David Hawkins, Rainbow International's Franchise Recruitment Manager, discusses in this guest blog.

12 Things Not to Miss at the CIPD Festival of Work 2019

Next month, over 7,000 HR and business professionals will flock to London, Olympia for the CIPD Festival of Work 2019. Here's our pick of the unmissable keynotes, talks and networking opportunities.

Why It’s Time We Ditched Engagement Surveys

Engagement is a human issue, and so we need to take a more human approach to fix it, but what's the alternative to engagement surveys?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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...