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State of the Global Workplace: 2023 Report ​

By Business, People & Culture, Workplace

This annual report represents the collective voice of the global employee.  In this year’s report, the global rise in employees who are thriving at work, even as worker stress remains at a record high is examined.

Gallup analysis also finds that engagement has 3.8x as much influence on employee stress as work location. How people feel about their job has a lot more to do with their relationship with their team and manager than being remote or being on-site.

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Improve Teamwork and Collaboration in the workplace​

By Business, People & Culture, Workplace

By understanding each team member’s unique talents and incorporating them into their roles and responsibilities, leaders can foster a positive and productive team environment. 

How to Improve Teamwork and Collaboration in the Workplace, provides practical insights on how to enhance communication, build trust, and promote a strengths-based team culture. 

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Debunking age-based myths about worker preferences​

By Business, Operations, People & Culture, Workplace

The article encourages employers to avoid making assumptions based on age and instead focus on understanding the unique needs and aspirations of each employee. By fostering an inclusive environment and offering flexible work options, organisations can create a workplace that values diverse perspectives and accommodates a range of preferences, irrespective of age.

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Gallup’s 2023 Guide to Engaging and Retaining Employees​

By Business, Operations, People & Culture, Workplace

The article provides insights from Gallup’s 2022 Employee Engagement Guide, which offers strategies for enhancing employee engagement and retention. It emphasises the importance of creating a positive work environment, fostering strong relationships between managers and employees, and aligning employees’ strengths with their roles to drive engagement and productivity.

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What does your company really stand for?​

By Business, Marketing & Communications, Operations, People & Culture, Workplace

When a company’s official values match those of its employees—a situation they call values alignment—the benefits include higher job satisfaction, less turnover, better teamwork, more-effective communication, bigger contributions to the organization, and more-productive negotiations, not to mention more diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Beware a culture of busyness​

By Business, Operations, People & Culture, Workplace

Explore both the downsides of busyness (employee turnover, reduced engagement, absenteeism, and impaired health) and the reasons for our obsession with it. As well as strategies for breaking away from this fixation: Reward output, not activity. Eliminate low-value work to make time for “deep work.” Force people off the clock, and allow time for their minds to wander creatively. Model the right behavior, and build slack into your systems.

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35% of employees are planning to work from the office more in 2023, research finds

By Business, People & Culture, Workplace

Research finds that this year, Australian employers will see a renewed enthusiasm for in-person work. The report shows that the way employees are engaging with the workplace is changing: changing sentiments, changing expectations and a changing macroeconomic backdrop.

With this, comes opportunity to sense the change, work with it and meet some of the expectations of our employees.

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