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Effective communication

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  • Podcast: Handling difficult conversations

    Date:
    6 August 2019
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Gary Bates and Sarah-Jane Georges, both account directors at behaviour change company Steps, discuss the best ways to develop line manager confidence and competence in having difficult conversations.

  • Four ways to get creative with reward as Brexit bites

    Date:
    25 January 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Organisations need to attract and retain the best talent as Brexit skills shortages begin to bite. Nick Throp suggests four ways employers can be creative with their reward strategies.

  • How Creed Foodservice improved engagement through its employee recognition scheme

    Date:
    12 December 2018
    Type:
    Case studies

    Creed Foodservice talks to XpertHR about introducing an employee recognition scheme and the subsequent impact on areas such as staff turnover and recruitment and the organisation's Best Companies results.

  • How Aegon Asset Management increased employee buy-in to its new business strategy

    Date:
    12 December 2018
    Type:
    Case studies

    Aegon Asset Management talks to XpertHR about the tactics - including a video sharing scheme - that it used to increase understanding of and engagement with its new business strategy and the behaviours necessary to embed it.

  • Businesses should improve analysis of employee benefits spending

    Date:
    29 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Almost all employers say they will maintain or increase spending on employee benefits over the next two years, new research from the CIPD and Lane Clark & Pocock (LCP) reveals. But a lack of analysis means that benefits spending isn't always well directed.

  • How to get line managers on board with feedback

    Date:
    13 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Managers are so overwhelmed with demands that having regular feedback conversations with employees can be hard to fit in. Roly Walter from performance management software company Appraisd looks at how organisations can provide more support to managers.

  • How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why do so many managers shy away from having tough conversations with employees? Knowing what to say at the right time can help nip conflicts and other issues in the bud, explains Tania Coke from workplace mediation specialists Consensio.

  • Communicating with employees quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on communicating with employees.

  • Communicating with employees

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Line manager briefing looking at good practice on communicating with employees, including the importance of two-way communication and choosing the most suitable communication methods.

  • How to communicate with employees on pay and benefits

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on how to communicate with employees on pay and benefits as part of the organisation's reward strategy.

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