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Engaging with Investors in People - Coventry

Investors in People accredited organisations are more profitable, sustainable and optimistic about the future. Understanding performance drives success. Making the right investments in your people is the smart choice.

Engaging with Investors in People - Leicester

Investors in People accredited organisations are more profitable, sustainable and optimistic about the future. Understanding performance drives success. Making the right investments in your people is the smart choice.

Does your Manager Really Care? Here's Six Signs They Do

How do you know your manager actually cares about you and your development? The annual Investors in People employee sentiment research reveals major trends across the UK workforce. This year the poll showed that nearly 50% of employees will be looking for a new job in 2016 and 1 in 3 saying that they are unhappy in their roles. Investors in People found that the top 2 causes for employee unhappiness were poor people management and not feeling valued – followed closely by bad pay.

Top Tips for Achieving Investors in People

It takes a high performing organisation to achieve the very top award level; with less than 1% of UK businesses reaching Platinum. But what do all the 15,000 accredited organisations have in common?

Read our top tips for success with Investors in People:

Continuous Improvement

Understand your Feedback Style

Giving feedback is a key part of managing the performance of your team. Read top tips for giving employee feedback and evaluate your own style to make sure you’re firm but fair.

Understanding Strategic Alignment [5 minutes]

Strategic alignment is a process of ensuring all aspects of your organisation are aligned with realisation of strategy. [5 minute guide]

This means that operationally the business is able to deliver its 'mission'. Strategically the management of the business is able to deliver its ‘vision’. It’s the glue for any Outperforming team.

Adopt a Culture of Continuous Improvement.

What are the secrets of a truly Outperfoming team?

The best employees will only be motivated by an organisation that's committed to continually getting better. It’s how the very best people powered organisations succeed. You’ll achieve your organisation's goals far more effectively if you can instil a drive to get better all the time. Aim for a “work smarter, not harder” approach – for individuals, teams, managers, and the organisation as a whole.

What is a Standard? [5 minutes]

The benefits of HR Standards [5 minute guide]

A standard is an established way of doing something. Standards capture knowledge, effective practices and latest thinking drawn from industry experts. Standards can be a very effective way to quickly improve practices, measure and benchmark performance, and gain accreditation to demonstrate excellence in a particular field or industry.

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