Guest Blog | How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them).
How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them) In December 2009, Dr Anne Thornpike and her team of colleagues had an idea to improve the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She believed she could improve the eating and drinking habits of thousands of the hospital staff without telling them… What did they… Continue reading
Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem and the number of people that it affects. As a result, new methods to help break the stigma surrounding mental health need to be implemented. Within a workplace environment, it is vital that… Continue reading
How to handle a job interview
How to handle a job interview Interviews can be stressful and difficult for a lot of people, even the most outgoing person can feel the pressure of being analysed as a candidate for a job and having to make a good first impression. To help you compartmentalise important elements of the interview process, High Performance… Continue reading
Phased retirement better for wellbeing
_ _ _ Employers are being urged to be more supportive of their employees entering retirement, particularly in regards to the timing and control individuals have on the decision. Wellbeing and mental health is effected greatly by this control, older workers should be given the opportunity of a ‘bridge’ job to make it a slower… Continue reading
Are 70% of UK staff only one step from resignation?
___ A recent GCS recruitment survey has found that up to 70% of workers in the UK are passive jobseekers, meaning that as they continue in their current roles they are open to considering new positions. This fact, along with other troubling statistics, show that employee satisfaction may not be in the best… Continue reading