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  • Product Update: Introducing the Hive Employee Homepage
    on August 6, 2020

    The Hive employee homepage makes it even easier for people to have their say. Easier access to Hive means more feedback, which equals a deeper understanding of how to improve the employee experience. But before we reveal all about our latest product update , let’s look at why easier access makes such a difference… Employee

  • Returning to the Workplace: Interview with the CEO
    on July 21, 2020

    What better way to kickstart our “Interview with” series than Hive’s very own CEO and Founder, John Ryder, talking candidly about the challenges Hive has faced in lockdown—and our plans on returning to the workplace. At the moment, most organisations are facing the same uncertainties—and we’re no different.  Seemingly overnight, Team Hive went from business

  • Employee Wellbeing: HR Advice from 4 People Pros [Webinar and Summary]
    on June 24, 2020

    If employee wellbeing wasn’t already a top priority for organisations before lockdown, it certainly is now.  HR practitioners everywhere have been forced to take a stumbling step into the unknown. But since there’s strength in numbers, we thought we’d hand-pick a few expert minds from the Hive network to join our Director of People Science,

  • Download the Latest Future of HR Report (2020)
    on June 19, 2020

    If you’re reading this, you know employee voice is important—now more than ever. This is exactly what we told readers of the Future of HR (2020) report, which was first distributed in The Times and is now available to download from our website (with a little scroll)👇 Our article (pg 5), ‘Employees want to talk;

  • Asking Your Employees the Right Questions Has Never Been More Important
    on May 14, 2020

    One of HR’s biggest challenges at the moment is maintaining employee engagement throughout this period of enforced organisational change.  When situations like this occur, we go into a crisis mode, and engagement often slips down leaders’ list of priorities—a rookie error. Engagement should always be near the top of that list, partially because every organisation

  • Job Crafting: Unleash Your People To Drive Engagement and Performance (Webinar)
    on May 5, 2020

    Most organisations still tell their people how to do their jobs, what hours to work, even what values to have. But in his new book, Personalization At Work, Rob Baker explains how organisations may be better off asking employees to craft their own approach to jobs.  To mark the book’s publication, we asked Rob to

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A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership from TwentyOne Leadership.

  • How to assess if your business is ready for more change
    on August 25, 2020

    Whether we want it or not, more change is around the corner. If the predicted V recession is correct, your business will grow almost as quickly as it has shrunk. If the predictions aren’t correct, The post How to assess if your business is ready for more change appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Leading Hybrid Teams in a Post COVID-19 World
    on August 25, 2020

    Successfully leading a hybrid team is a challenge at any time. Doing so post COVID-19 makes it even more so, and in the context of inclusive leadership, there are many risks and issues that hybrid The post Leading Hybrid Teams in a Post COVID-19 World appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Instant Leadership
    on August 16, 2020

    “I’ve come to realize that we have made leadership into something bigger than us; something beyond us. We’ve made it about changing the world…I worry sometimes that we spend so much time celebrating amazing things The post Instant Leadership appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Is the lack of diverse talent your fault?
    on August 10, 2020

    I’ve recently reflected that over the past 20+ years of working with organisations on their talent and succession agendas, there have been occasions when I’ve been guilty of allowing diversity bias through my own unconscious The post Is the lack of diverse talent your fault? appeared first on Twenty One.

  • APAC Leadership Cohort A – Session 2 follow up
    on August 7, 2020

    Hi team, here’s a quick follow up to our conversations this week. Firstly a brief video from me recapping on the key points and ‘homework’. For those of you who might be interested in some The post APAC Leadership Cohort A – Session 2 follow up appeared first on Twenty One.