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Debunking three common HR myths | Expert report

It’s easy to get sucked into the latest stats and facts on human resources and start to make sweeping generalisations about your workforce. And while no one can deny that high churn rates and low engagement levels are costing UK organisations dearly, there are conceptions around employee retention, surveying, and …

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From annual engagement to everyday experience: Hive talks employee surveys

Team Hive will be out in force at the 2018 CIPD Employee Experience Conferences (Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 December). The two-day London event seeks to inspire new HR approaches to employee engagement and performance management – something we sure know a hell of a lot about! In fact, our …

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4 critical steps to becoming an employer of choice

How to become an employer of choice

We all want to work for interesting, exciting and meaningful companies. For many of us, the decision on where we work is equally as important as the house we live in or the people we surround ourselves with. We spend an increasingly large portion of our lives at work so …

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Lisette Nicholson

12 exercises to help get your employee engagement programme in shape for 2019

The start of a new year is synonymous with well-meant resolutions, diets and fitness regimes. We’re never ones to miss out on the opportunity to ride a theme, so we asked employee engagement specialist Lisette Nicholson to share her thoughts on what we all should be doing to maintain a fit and healthy …

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Rebekah Coombes of County Durham Housing Group

First survey success! How County Durham Housing Group is using Hive to unite their workforce

County Durham Housing Group has hit the ground running with Hive. We mark an incredible first set of Hive platform insights by sharing their motivations behind employee feedback gathering and exploring their plans to shape workforce experience. Hive’s customer partnership with County Durham Housing Group began this year, when one …

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Hive welcomes new Commercial Director

Exciting times here at Hive HQ as we welcome more new faces to the team.  In September we said hello to our new Commercial Director, Alan Scott.   With over 13 years’ of experience in the software, sales and marketing industries, Alan joins Hive from email marketing platform Communicator, where …

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How to be Mindful of Migraine in the workplace

If migraine is the “third most common disease in the world”, then why is there still a stigma attached in the workplace? To support the Migraine Trust’s dedicated awareness week this September, we’re sharing their crucial advice and some hard-hitting stats for organisations to take on board.   An estimated 23%* of …

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Team Hive says ‘hi’ to two new senior creatives

At the start of this pretty darn superb summer (even by Newcastle’s standards!), Team Hive brought on board two new brand creatives – Tim Murphy and Charlotte Thornton – who are right behind Hive’s mission to change working lives for the better. Tim Murphy (Aussie native and awesome Graphic Designer) …

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Iceberg ahoy! Why ignorance is still relevant and how to fix it

According to a really well-known study in the 1980s, only four per cent of problems within a company is known by senior management. Unfortunately, the ‘Iceberg of Ignorance’ is as big a problem today – so how can we better tackle it? The ‘Iceberg of Ignorance’ is a term coined by Sidney …

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