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The Hive HR Blog

The latest news, views and industry insights from the Hive community.

  • Returning to the Workplace: Interview with the CEO
    on July 21, 2020

    What better way to kickstart our “Interview with” series than Hive’s very own CEO and Founder, John Ryder, talking candidly about the challenges Hive has faced in lockdown—and our plans on returning to the workplace. At the moment, most organisations are facing the same uncertainties—and we’re no different.  Seemingly overnight, Team Hive went from business

  • Employee Wellbeing: HR Advice from 4 People Pros [Webinar and Summary]
    on June 24, 2020

    If employee wellbeing wasn’t already a top priority for organisations before lockdown, it certainly is now.  HR practitioners everywhere have been forced to take a stumbling step into the unknown. But since there’s strength in numbers, we thought we’d hand-pick a few expert minds from the Hive network to join our Director of People Science,

  • Download the Latest Future of HR Report (2020)
    on June 19, 2020

    If you’re reading this, you know employee voice is important—now more than ever. This is exactly what we told readers of the Future of HR (2020) report, which was first distributed in The Times and is now available to download from our website (with a little scroll)👇 Our article (pg 5), ‘Employees want to talk;

  • Asking Your Employees the Right Questions Has Never Been More Important
    on May 14, 2020

    One of HR’s biggest challenges at the moment is maintaining employee engagement throughout this period of enforced organisational change.  When situations like this occur, we go into a crisis mode, and engagement often slips down leaders’ list of priorities—a rookie error. Engagement should always be near the top of that list, partially because every organisation

  • Job Crafting: Unleash Your People To Drive Engagement and Performance (Webinar)
    on May 5, 2020

    Most organisations still tell their people how to do their jobs, what hours to work, even what values to have. But in his new book, Personalization At Work, Rob Baker explains how organisations may be better off asking employees to craft their own approach to jobs.  To mark the book’s publication, we asked Rob to

  • 5 Ways to Keep Remote Teams Socially Connected (and Why it Matters)
    on April 28, 2020

    Social connectedness—the meaningful relationships people tend to create wherever they go—is an invaluable aspect of the office experience. However, with most of us now working remotely, recreating those connections virtually can be tough. As workplace communication and collaboration move online, organisations have a responsibility to maintain the social wellbeing of their employees. Staying connected is

TwentyOne Leadership Blog

A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership from TwentyOne Leadership.

  • Having a diversity policy is not enough to enact real change
    on August 3, 2020

    “Diversity of people brings diversity of skills and experience, which in turn can deliver richer creativity, better problem solving and greater flexibility to environmental changes.” McGregor-Smith Report 2017 It’s now 3 years since the McGregor-Smith The post Having a diversity policy is not enough to enact real change appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Is it time to rethink your organisation’s values?
    on July 27, 2020

    I experienced a brilliantly simple example of an organisation’s values in action at a UK car dealership earlier this week.  It was one of my first visits to an enclosed ‘public’ space for 3 months, The post Is it time to rethink your organisation’s values? appeared first on Twenty One.

  • APAC Leadership Cohort A – Session 1 follow up
    on July 23, 2020

    Hi everyone, thank you for contributing fully to the first session. I appreciate it was quite reflective, please do not underestimate the value and importance of that joint reflection. I have captured some thoughts and The post APAC Leadership Cohort A – Session 1 follow up appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Richard Nugent on equality, inclusion and diversity
    on July 22, 2020

    The death of George Floyd, the re-emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the wave of comment, education and the positive public challenge of preconceptions about equality, diversity and inclusion have shifted my perspective The post Richard Nugent on equality, inclusion and diversity appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Learning from the Great Depression
    on July 20, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund recently described the shrinking global economy as ‘a crisis like no other’. They called the decline the worst since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Undoubtedly many organisations are being seriously The post Learning from the Great Depression appeared first on Twenty One.