Winning workplaces

  • internal communication myths Busting the ‘Myths’ Around Internal Communication
    August 2, 2018
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    Before I joined ORC, I worked in the realm of internal communication for nine years. In that time I found it incredible how many misconceptions there are around the overall concept!

    The impact of good internal communication cannot be underestimated...

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  • diversity inclusion strategy research How to shape your employee experience research to better understand diversity and...
    July 26, 2018
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    Last month, we talked about how savvy organisations are realising diversity and inclusion is about more than ‘doing the right thing’, highlighting that when brands do it properly it is much more than just making the numbers equal. 

    However, organisations...

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  • leadership buy-in The Art of Why: Battle Tactics to Build Leadership Buy-In
    July 2, 2018
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    Picture the scene: a room full of your executive board, sitting in silence. You’ve just finished presenting the results from the latest engagement survey, including areas they need to focus on at a board level. The CEO shuffles her...

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  • brand vision Using storytelling to create a compelling brand vision
    June 21, 2018
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    In previous posts, we’ve discussed what makes a good story, their role in employee engagement, and why it’s so important for brands to get them right. But there’s another element of brand storytelling that needs exploring. One that guides...

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  • diverse employee voice Make your employee voice diverse: it is good for your workforce, but...
    June 18, 2018
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    The topics of diversity and inclusion have become more important and widely accepted as societies, cultures and businesses are becoming increasingly receptive to diverse perspectives and thought.  We recently shone the spotlight on the benefits of amplifying the employee...

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  • reconnecting with disengaged employees Reconnecting with disengaged employees
    April 30, 2018
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    When I grow up, I want to be…

    It is a question often asked of children – and the answers can be as enlightening as they are varied. You may hear that they want to be a farmer so they...

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  • Listen to the employee voice to make an inclusive and diverse work culture How to use the employee voice to create a diverse and inclusive...
    April 16, 2018
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    In the age of social media, it would seem that using our voice to communicate is less important than it once was; we have a myriad of other ways to connect with our friends, family and colleagues, after all....

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  • Innovation exercise Why exercise aids innovation
    October 12, 2017
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    Our latest global perspectives survey found that 26% of employees in the UK never take exercise that raises their heart rate for more than 30 minutes at a time. And only 51% are close to taking the recommended 150...

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