Every year 550 million workdays are lost in the US due to workplace stress. That places a huge burden on both employee health and business productivity.
One of the most powerful assets a business has is also one of its least tangible. Employee experience (EX) is a crucial influence on business performance. Positive EX strengthens an organization. Negative EX undermines it.
2020 was a massive year for internal communications. Never before have businesses across the world relied so much on the power of communications to keep their staff informed, engaged and inspired – all while a major crisis unfolds around us!
The end of the 20th century is heralded as the beginning of the Information Age. A time when the digital revolution took hold, computers appeared in every home and access to knowledge was greater than ever.
Communication is key. But how can employers keep this up during times of COVID-19 lockdowns, when staff are dispersed and regular office communication channels are unavailable?
Product change, regulatory change, technology change and even environmental change - for complex financial organizations, change is the only constant.
What do American Express, Aetna, Apple, and Spotify have in common? Answer: they all now operate a ‘Work From Anywhere’ model. Could your organization be next?
Returning to the workplace is a
reality for many organizations this year. But evidence reveals that staff are less positive about this change than employers. How can this be reconciled?
April is international Stress Awareness Month, which represents a perfect time for businesses to consider the issue of stress in their workplace.
With a reputation wrought with burnout and high stress levels, it’s no surprise that the financial sector doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to employee engagement.