Having a truly engaged workforce is fundamental to increasing workplace productivity. Achieving it, however, is both complex and challenging. Here, Nigel Purse, founder of The Oxford Group, reveals five conversations that will help boost motivation and minimise staff turnover.
An online encounter between a blogger and a hotelier has gone global and it’s left people divided over who’s right and who’s wrong.
Not someone who whose natural skills set lends itself to business messaging, Richard Blanford has been canvassing opinion for a new strategy.
With around 2.46bn social media users in the world today, it is clear that the digital world has consumed us all. That’s why it’s essential for companies to implement a social media policy.
When it comes to communications in the workplace, certain terms are likely to rile up staff – you’ve been warned.
Conference calls are becoming the new norm as younger generations, which have grown up with the technology, make them an office staple.
Working remotely is becoming increasingly common, and it is projected that this trend will continue. But what implications does this have for employees, and in particular, for their engagement?
Businesses are starting to recognise the value of video – IP video specifically – and are increasingly integrating it into their communications strategy.
Real Business finds out why entrepreneur Paul Finch believes mental health problems will get worse due to the rising trend of remote working.
World Mental Health Day took place in October and for the first time, the focus was on the office environment – a sign businesses are openly recognising the link between mental wellbeing and the modern workplace.
Easy and frequent employee communication has long been seen as a cure-all for companies struggling with workplace collaboration and productivity – and technology is viewed as the elixir for ensuring effective contact between workers.
Rafael Cortes, Foehn head of marketing, highlights how business management can counter the risks to business-IT alignment.