The importance of building healthy work relationships

Having good relationships at work is not just good for workers, it’s good for companies. The well-established American consulting company, Gallup says that people are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs if they have a friend at work. And engaged workers are productive workers. “You don’t build a business – you […]

Why Wellness Days don’t work

We are seeing more and more evidence that the standard annual corporate wellness days are not doing much to effectively impact and change employee well-being. Don’t get me wrong, they are good at creating awareness around health issues and risks but not so much in terms of sustained behaviour change in the workplace and here’s […]

When employees are disengaged

Engaged employees translate into a productive and successful organisation, which should be the goal of all leaders and organisations. Yet despite all the best employee wellbeing, rewards and recognition programmes in place, employee disengagement can still happen and this can have huge implications on organisations. Individuals and teams can become dysfunctional in that creativity and […]

Parents work experiences have a direct impact on their children

Parenting

Parents work experiences have a direct impact on their children Did you know parents experiences at work have a direct impact on their children’s development? Research shows that children’s developmental outcomes are directly and significantly affected by their parents’ work lives. Children of employees who had more-positive work experiences such as supportive supervisors and coworkers in […]