Posted on Apr 19, 2018
The truth about employee engagement
Why is it so important?
As an employer you should not see employee engagement as a burden. It should be a standard to your daily management.
Today, there is a lot of competition on the market and every company wants to survive the jungle out there. This is only possible with a strong team. And where do companies get such great employees? Mostly by creating a strong HR team, but also by stealing them from their competitors. Another word for this type of stealing is headhunting. One of their biggest tools to lure staff members to their company is by offering...
Posted on Apr 18, 2018
Introduction to employee engagement
What is it?
Employee engagement is the emotional feeling employees experience with a company. It means they are part of the management and they are let in on several subjects. In this way employees get to know the deeper meaning of the company’s mission and vision. Eventually, they can identify themselves with the company. Once they feel like they belong there, they will get engaged and that is what you are striving for, right?
Employee engagement is not a new concept. It has been out there for several years, but no one really noticed until now. Bef...
Posted on Apr 12, 2018
Promote healthy behaviour among your staff
When talking about a healthy lifestyle, many of you will immediately think about dieting and losing weight. So, what does a healthy lifestyle have anything to do with improving your business? A healthy lifestyle is not all about a physical change. A healthy mind is as important as a healthy body, especially in the business world.
Promoting healthy behaviour has several advantages for both your employees and your business.
1. Fight diseases
When your staff has a healthy lifestyle, they are less likely to become ill. Meaning there will be less sick...
Posted on Apr 10, 2018
Your workplace influences your happiness
Your office will be the place where you spend most of your time. That is why it is important to find a place where you feel like coming home. A place where you feel safe and appreciated.
Don’t waste your time in the wrong place. Definitely not because it pays well. Rather try to find a better spot which matches your individual goals.
Invest time in looking for the right workplace
As the title claims: your workplace plays a big role in your happiness. Make sure you find a place where you feel welcome. The key for loving your job is to do something y...
Posted on Apr 05, 2018
Not one employer in this world wants their employees to get a burnout. Unfortunately, in this century it is a common problem. More and more workers complain about burnouts and that infects business performance.
In this blogpost, I will explain how burnouts are established and what you, both employer and employee, can do in order to prevent it.
What is a burnout?
A burnout is a psychological term that refers to stress that people developed over a long period from their jobs. Mostly, it is connected with emotional exhaustion, depression and no interest in carrying out their occu...
Posted on Apr 03, 2018
Invest in yourself - Part 2
In my previous blogpost I talked about the importance of putting yourself first and I summed up some inexpensive ways to start investing more time in yourself.
As promised, here is the second part which will reveal some more ways to take care of yourself for a change.
Invest time in social detox
Our phone has become a part of our body. Everywhere we go, we take our phone, laptop, tablet, etc. We are always online because we want to be social and up to date with the latest news. But we forget that while we are scrolling down our Facebook timeline, real life goes...
Posted on Mar 27, 2018
Invest in yourself - Part 1
There is nothing wrong with investing in yourself. In fact, it may be one of the most important things you have to do in your life. Whether you are young or old, everyone should invest in themselves from time to time.
Nowadays, a lot of people have a wrong perception about investing in themselves. The concept is often compared with being selfish and egocentric. Those who deny investing in themselves don’t feel comfortable with themselves. They will do anything to try and make them feel better even if that means bringing other people down and being negative about ...
Posted on Mar 13, 2018
- Life is about more than money -
While reading this title, you might say to yourself, she doesn’t know what she is talking about. But let’s be real; is money really all we need in life?
If you are truly honest with yourself, you might say no right now. Well yes of course, we need money to live, yet there is a difference between living and living.
There are two types of people and their perception of living:
1. Some people like to live a life where they do everything like they are used to. They wake up, go to work, work really hard in order to get promoted, they come home, go to the gr...
Posted on Jul 10, 2017
Corporate culture comes first!
‘How to create a good corporate culture?’ – that is the main question that a lot of companies ask themselves every day. But before you can figure out how to improve your corporate culture, it is important to understand what it is and why it is so important to integrate it in your business.
What? – Corporate culture gives us an insight in what the beliefs and behaviours of the employees within a certain company are. It helps customers understand how the company interacts to all kinds of business transactions. Corporate culture guides the practices of the compa...