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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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Four toxic ways you’re killing interest in your employee engagement surveys

For some organisations, keeping the workforce engaged with the employee engagement survey process is a challenge in itself. So, I’m sharing some of the most damaging, common mistakes that will bury your workforce’s interest levels. 1. You don’t take confidentiality seriously An erosion of confidentiality (or even the perception by employees that confidentiality isn’t upheld) …

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The eye-popping stats that’ll make you want to switch to an always-on approach to employee engagement surveys

As decision makers, we are often charged with pushing the boundaries whilst making rock solid decisions that are grounded in understanding and managing risk. We’re responsible for keeping our finger on the pulse with the latest approaches, technologies and techniques; tempered with a fine tuned sense of what might be ‘hype’. The …

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The 10 commandments of survey writing

Survey writing might seem easy – but there is a right way to do it and a wrong way to do it.  To help you stay on the right side of the tracks, we’re sharing lessons that have been learned the hard way from countless employee surveys with employees from across …

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The best fictional companies to work for

With technology opening up the world of business to almost anyone, we’ve become surrounded by countless innovative companies, offering an array of benefits to attract the best talent. But what most people have failed to notice, is that the world’s most innovative companies have been in front of us this …

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