Culture

There are three key factors HR leaders should work on to help improve employee engagement, according to Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gall

What are the 3 best ways to improve employee engagement?

There are three key factors HR leaders should work on to help improve employee engagement, according to Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup. The single most important factor for employees in improving engagement levels is having a manager who genuinely encourages their development, he said. “I think HR can […]

5 key steps to a successful diversity program

5 key steps to implementing a successful diversity program

HR leaders play a very sensitive, strategic and balancing role in diversity and inclusion in the workplace, writes Purnima Nandy Workplaces today can be characteristically described as cultural melting pots where facets of cultural diversity and inclusion must be incorporated effectively for businesses to run successfully. Quite often, however, the diversity […]

Spotify's parental leave program has played a major role in talent acquisition and retention, according to its head of HR, Michael Kim

How Spotify generates 20,000 job applications per month

A combination of data-driven business and integrated HR strategies – including a generous parental leave program – have contributed to a strong employment brand for global music streaming platform Spotify, which receives an average of 20,000 unique job applications per month. One of the most significant HR activities to generate […]

Diversity can have a significant organisational as well as financial impact

What’s the real ROI on diversity and inclusion?

The impact of diversity extends well beyond the HR function in business, and can have a significant organisational as well as financial impact, writes Aaron Green It’s a fact that HR professionals have known for a long time – diversity well and truly impacts a company’s bottom line. More than […]