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Gender equality matters! Why Hive is supporting International Women’s Day

Team Hive is striking the #BalanceForBetter pose in support of International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March 2019. Why? Because we’re all about celebrating the significant contributions of women in our workplace. In fact, we believe a diverse workforce is the key to innovation and better business success! “Gender equality …

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The concept behind a Customer Advisory Board | Event report

Thursday 7 February 2019 marked Hive’s very first Customer Advisory Board event. We share the story behind the day, what went down, and how you can show interest in our next event – whether you’re a Hive customer partner or a Human Resources (HR) Practitioner. First things first… What is …

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It’s time to talk: how communication can improve mental health in the workplace

This Thursday 7 February is Time to Talk Day. Organised by the charity Time to Change, the nationwide initiative highlights the power of everyday conversations to break down stereotypes, end stigma, and improve public attitudes and behaviours towards people facing ill mental health. With 1 in 4 people experiencing mental …

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Flying the North East flag at the UK Employee Engagement Awards

It’s the final countdown to the UK Employee Engagement Awards! Tonight, organisations from across the UK will come together to celebrate employee engagement as a force for positive workplace change and productivity. The ‘EE Awards’ recognise all the elements of impactful employee engagement – from learning and development strategies to …

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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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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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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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