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  • Employee Wellbeing: HR Advice from 4 People Pros [Webinar and Summary]
    on June 24, 2020

    If employee wellbeing wasn’t already a top priority for organisations before lockdown, it certainly is now.  HR practitioners everywhere have been forced to take a stumbling step into the unknown. But since there’s strength in numbers, we thought we’d hand-pick a few expert minds from the Hive network to join our Director of People Science,

  • Download the Latest Future of HR Report (2020)
    on June 19, 2020

    If you’re reading this, you know employee voice is important—now more than ever. This is exactly what we told readers of the Future of HR (2020) report, which was first distributed in The Times and is now available to download from our website (with a little scroll)👇 Our article (pg 5), ‘Employees want to talk;

  • Asking Your Employees the Right Questions Has Never Been More Important
    on May 14, 2020

    One of HR’s biggest challenges at the moment is maintaining employee engagement throughout this period of enforced organisational change.  When situations like this occur, we go into a crisis mode, and engagement often slips down leaders’ list of priorities—a rookie error. Engagement should always be near the top of that list, partially because every organisation

  • Job Crafting: Unleash Your People To Drive Engagement and Performance (Webinar)
    on May 5, 2020

    Most organisations still tell their people how to do their jobs, what hours to work, even what values to have. But in his new book, Personalization At Work, Rob Baker explains how organisations may be better off asking employees to craft their own approach to jobs.  To mark the book’s publication, we asked Rob to

  • 5 Ways to Keep Remote Teams Socially Connected (and Why it Matters)
    on April 28, 2020

    Social connectedness—the meaningful relationships people tend to create wherever they go—is an invaluable aspect of the office experience. However, with most of us now working remotely, recreating those connections virtually can be tough.  As workplace communication and collaboration move online, organisations have a responsibility to maintain the social wellbeing of their employees. Staying connected is

  • Hive Suggestions: Connecting Employees and Leaders
    on April 20, 2020

    Hive Suggestions is a digital open-door policy. It allows employees to confidentially give feedback, raise concerns or put forward ideas at any time. By encouraging them to use it—and acting on what they have to say—organisations can build trust and stay in touch with their workforce, even in today’s more remote world. “We currently have

TwentyOne Leadership Blog

A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership from TwentyOne Leadership.

  • Leaders: Right Now You Have Everything to Lose
    on June 29, 2020

    Tough times bring our values to the fore, like a magnifying glass analysing the degree of alignment between what we say we value and our day-to-day behaviours.  It’s a magnifying glass that all employees will The post Leaders: Right Now You Have Everything to Lose appeared first on Twenty One.

  • My redundancy and what I did next
    on June 29, 2020

    The hunt is on! Like many job hunters right now, I found the balance between calmly settling into a new routine and the blind panic of obsessively trawling through the recruitment websites day after day The post My redundancy and what I did next appeared first on Twenty One.

  • My redundancy day and the stop for coffee that changed everything
    on June 22, 2020

    Could the R-word be a gift? A number of years ago I found myself driving home at lunchtime having just had a meeting at work where my entire team had been informed that we were The post My redundancy day and the stop for coffee that changed everything appeared first on Twenty One.

  • WiHTL – The Furloughed Leader Session 6
    on June 19, 2020

    Maintaining Change Momentum In this final session, we will draw together many of the topics that we have shared during The Furloughed Leader series and add two more powerful tools. We will explore the importance The post WiHTL – The Furloughed Leader Session 6 appeared first on Twenty One.

  • You cannot over-communicate right now
    on June 12, 2020

    Watching a short, impromptu video from a senior leader on LinkedIn this morning really got me thinking. It wasn’t a professionally shot piece, simply a leader picking up his mobile phone and recording a quick The post You cannot over-communicate right now appeared first on Twenty One.