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Culture vs Performance: What comes first?

by Molly Johnston | Feb 01, 2023

Culture, People, Performance, Performance Management, Values

Is it more important for you to create a healthy organisational culture to focus solely on performance and output? Well, you can definitely prioritise both without having to make sacrifices to either – even in the current climate.  For decades it has been argued that…

Getting started with a psychologically safe workplace

by Molly Johnston | Jan 16, 2023

Culture, Employee Experience, People, Values

In any workplace, psychological safety often goes hand in hand with company culture. If your company culture is up-to-scratch, research shows it could boost productivity by 56% and reduce employee turnover by 50%. Yet, a huge number of companies aren’t recognising the importance of incorporating…

What is EX? A strategic look into employee experience in 2023

by Molly Johnston | Jan 05, 2023

Culture, Employee Experience, Values

Employee experience (often abbreviated to EX) is exactly what it sounds like – your workers’ perceptions and feelings about their journey through all the different stages of their employment.  It’s now more important than ever to prioritise employee experience in 2023, no matter what industry…

Is it time to rethink your employee performance appraisal method?

by Molly Johnston | Jan 04, 2023

Appraisals, Culture, Employee Experience

When it comes down to it, who actually enjoys performance appraisals? It’s not just the employees that fill with dread when their annual performance review is due, managers hate them too. Quite frankly, they’re awkward and nerve-wracking for all parties involved. So, why are most…

6 actionable ways to reward & recognise employee performance

by Molly Johnston | Dec 07, 2022

Performance Management

Employees are the heart of any organisation; without them, your company would simply not function as it should. That’s why keeping your teams motivated, engaged, and happy at work is absolutely essential. One way to tick all three off the list is to recognise and…

How to retain your top employees (and keep them happy!)

by Molly Johnston | Dec 01, 2022

Performance Management

Retaining employees has always been difficult. But, it’s become even more of a challenge since the pandemic started to ease. Staff members started to prioritise their time after an unexpected break from their traditional 9-5 and began to view work differently.  After entering a period…