20 reward and recognition ideas for apprentices

workplace satisfaction

20 reward and recognition ideas for apprentices The way that you reward and recognise your people for the value they bring is of key importance for levels of motivation and engagement – which in turn supercharges your peoples’ performance. But it can be tough to know what will drive these outcomes, especially as we see […]

How to invest in your apprentices

Our framework spans three areas: commitment, development and communication.  That means we want to know if the relationships at work feel collaborative, if apprentices get involved with the day-to-day of company life and how they’re supported to thrive. DOWNLOAD FRAMEWORK Commitment Commitment’s about hiring apprentices for the right reasons. And treating them right. Do you […]

Is your apprenticeship scheme really that great

Best in class apprentices want best in class apprentice schemes – so is your apprenticeship scheme as good as you think it is? Greatness can be a hard thing to define. In a person we might think of charismatic leaders, athletes at the peak of their career or even YouTube vloggers. It’s all about the […]

4 questions to ask your potential employer in an apprenticeship interview

4 questions to ask your potential employer in an apprenticeship interview You find out the perfect scheme, you get invited for an interview, and ever-so close to securing your apprenticeship. Here are some questions to ask to know whether they are right for you.  1. Are they all in? You need to be sure your […]

Your employees’ experience: Why you’re not seeing the truth

employee experience

Your employees’ experience: Why you’re not seeing the truth There are two steps to improving people’s experience at work. First, take a look at their experience in the organisation and find out what needs to be improved. Second, do the improving. Seems simple enough. But it’s very hard to judge an employee’s experience – especially […]

Employee voice: four top-down processes to own today

Employee voice: four top-down processes to own today Most workplaces, with a clear hierarchy, traditional structures and rules – train you to wait for things to be ‘done’ to you. This is bad for two reasons: firstly, it’s reactive. You want to feel in control of your life, but this makes you feel like a […]

Nanny Employer: is there a risk of going too far?

Nanny Employer: is there a risk of going too far? Employers are more involved in people’s lives than ever before and the line between home life and professional life has blurred. Technology blurs this even further. Is there a risk that organisations can go too far? First things first. What actually is a ‘nanny employer? […]