Hot topics

Employee engagement tips from our 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ employer

20 Jul 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

With 100% of Aon Best Employers rating their strong culture and employee engagement as a core competitive advantage to help drive business outcomes, what can we learn from Cisco – Aon’s 'Best of the Best' employer in 2016? In this hot topic, Cisco share tips for how they have evolved their organisational culture and workplace to engage and motivate their employees, by building on their strengths and harnessing the power of their teams.

Empowering leaders to act

01 Feb 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

With employee engagement often regarded as being the responsibility of HR, it’s common for leaders (and employees) to only focus on engagement once a year when the big annual engagement survey comes around. So how can leaders become empowered to learn, adapt and engage their people on a more regular basis?

The delicate art and science of executive incentives

15 Dec 2016  by   Jairus Ashworth

When it comes to executive incentive plans, there are as many detractors as there are advocates. Even many of those who support the principle of incentivising executives find shortcomings in popular incentive plan arrangements. So how can organisations find the right way to motivate their executives, while aligning the incentives with shareholder interests?

Continuous listening

27 Oct 2016  by   Haya Alomari

In today’s fast-moving business environment, it’s likely that the annual engagement survey may not provide full visibility of employee sentiment throughout the year and throughout the employee lifecycle. By implementing a continuous listening approach, organisations are empowered to identify key insights and proactively intervene in a more timely and relevant manner.