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  • Product Update: Introducing the Hive Employee Homepage
    on August 6, 2020

    The Hive employee homepage makes it even easier for people to have their say. Easier access to Hive means more feedback, which equals a deeper understanding of how to improve the employee experience. But before we reveal all about our latest product update , let’s look at why easier access makes such a difference… Employee

  • Returning to the Workplace: Interview with the CEO
    on July 21, 2020

    What better way to kickstart our “Interview with” series than Hive’s very own CEO and Founder, John Ryder, talking candidly about the challenges Hive has faced in lockdown—and our plans on returning to the workplace. At the moment, most organisations are facing the same uncertainties—and we’re no different.  Seemingly overnight, Team Hive went from business

  • 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

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  • Weathering the storm of change with a strong talent strategy
    on September 21, 2020

    What’s going on? I’ve previously banned the word ‘unprecedented’ (in my articles) but recently there seems no other way to describe what’s happening in the world of work, and particularly how it is affecting talent The post Weathering the storm of change with a strong talent strategy appeared first on Twenty One.

  • An essential part of your talent strategy could be missing
    on September 14, 2020

    Don’t just rely on data: what are people actually saying? As talent managers, the process of reviewing your succession plans based on people’s performance and future potential can give a fairly clear view of who The post An essential part of your talent strategy could be missing appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Today’s New; Tomorrow’s Normal
    on September 7, 2020

    This week’s article is an extract from TwentyOne’s new e-book, Learning from Lockdown. One of the pleasant consequences of lockdown for many people was the chance to explore and appreciate their local surroundings more extensively. The post Today’s New; Tomorrow’s Normal appeared first on Twenty One.

  • APAC Leadership Programme Session 3 (A) Review and Session 4 Set Up
    on August 31, 2020

    As the dust settles on our final sessions as separate cohorts, I thought I’d send you this short video reminding you of session three. As we look ahead to next Monday’s session, I’d like you The post APAC Leadership Programme Session 3 (A) Review and Session 4 Set Up appeared first on Twenty One.

  • The energy to succeed
    on August 31, 2020

    As autumn approaches in the UK this week, many schoolchildren will return to their classroom for the first time in months. With the government also actively encouraging employees to return to their workplace, there are The post The energy to succeed appeared first on Twenty One.