As Boris delivered his first PMQ’s via Zoom, there was a lot of conversation about how, 8 months after the first lockdown, we’re all Zoomed out. I’m here to offer hope – it doesn’t have to be this way!
Employee engagement is at an all-time high, according to the latest Gallup research. Whilst this may be due in part to people feeling fortunate to have a job, Gallup concludes that it is “how organisations responded to the crisis that matters more.”
Not connecting effectively with employees during this unprecedented time carries one of the greatest risks to their mental health, well-being and motivation. It’s important that employers take action to find out how people are managing and the support they need.
Recently, my bank put on a free webinar called ‘Coronavirus – your questions answered.’ Excellent and proactive thinking – an opportunity to show they are listening and responding to the concerns of their many SME business banking customers.
George is an admired member of the team. Experienced, driven and an attitude that inspires others. Today is her exit interview. Having struggled to gain clarity on her role and the direction of the company, she’s leaving to work for a competitor.
Sporting history is littered with underdogs triumphing over the favourites. Generally this is due to a greater desire to win, greater effort or applying a well-conceived, tactical approach that plays to the strengths of the team available. The same goes for businesses. Read More