The dollars and sense of employee engagement [infographic]

I have been working on customising a workshop on how Performance & Reward supports employee engagement lately, and during my research I came across an infographic which I think you will find interesting. It comes from the good folks at Halogen Software (http://www.halogensoftware.com) :   Related posts : Remuneration, engagement and the GCC employee Reader…

Prime de coiffure – An elegant solution

Ah, don’t you love the variety of questions that come to HR and C&B ? Today’s post is from my former colleague John Tinsley’s blog. You will quickly understand why I really enjoyed this article and am so happy to republish it here : it’s about C&B, France, hair do, and with a hint of…

An overview of the Excellence in Talent Management Seminar from Teneo

The last of the 3 conferences where I was a speaker took place in Dubai last week. The 2-day event was organised by Julien Salvi from Teneo and was a very interactive event, with excellent speakers and an audience who participated fully, including in using technology through sli.do to share live comments (with or without…

… and the winner is…

The National used the results of the AonHewitt “best employer in the Middle East” survey as the theme for their editorial yesterday. The title ? “Work can reward in different ways”  – OF COURSE I had to write about it today 😉 ! DHL Express UAE was declared best employer, with 2 other DHL branches…

Are you in danger with your best performers ?

Employee engagement is a big buzzword these days. Everyone in the HR sphere, it seems, is talking and writing about it. In many of your organisations, an annual survey is rolled out to employees to gauge their level of engagement. If you are in a progressive organisation, the results are shared with everyone, and action…

Full transparency about pay: is it right for you?

At the beginning of the year, it is not unusual to read articles about pay transparency, like this recent one from the Wall Street Journal : “Psst… This is what your co-worker is paid”. The season of questions about pay transparency In December-January, many organisations focus on evaluating past performance and setting goals for the…

Encouraging Emiratis to “try out” the private sector

I was a speaker last week at the second Emiratisation Summit, an event organised by IIR Middle East in parallel with the Tawdheef career fair in Abu Dhabi. Usually as a follow-up of my speaking activities, I write a post or two on the conference I attended, reacting on the presentations of the speakers. Unfortunately…