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6 Workplace Wellbeing Trends that Will Continue to Rise in 2024 

According to our 2023 Healthier Nation Index, 44 percent of us said our jobs had negatively impacted our mental health at some point this year. Employers have a responsibility to help individuals manage both their physical and mental wellbeing. But it’s clear businesses still need to work harder to provide targeted support to their employees.…

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Employer Branding

Activision Blizzard’s Talent Attraction Strategy: Three Brands, Three EVPs

Activision Blizzard is a well-known name in the video game industry, with three distinct brands: King, Blizzard Entertainment, and Activision. Each brand has its own unique identity and EVP (employee value proposition), which helps the company attract and retain top talent. In this episode of our Employer Branding Podcast, we talk to Alex Horner, the…

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Understanding the Toll of Compassion Fatigue on Workplaces

Compassion is a vital emotion in a professional setting, helping to build and strengthen team relationships and business collaboration worldwide. However, the physical and emotional strain of consistently supporting colleagues can be taxing, especially amidst the various challenges facing the UK economy. In this article, I’ll explore the repercussions of compassion fatigue in the workplace…

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How Remote and Hybrid Workers Can Benefit from a Return to Office

Over the past decade, we’ve watched much of the workforce gravitate away from the office to a remote or hybrid model. This culminated in the COVID-19 pandemic, when everyone could work from home. Now, two years later, the workforce has continued its return to normalcy, though that normal looks a bit different. One difference that…

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Talent Acquisition

New Research Exposes the Dog-Eat-Dog World of Big Tech Recruiting

A recent study from Switch On Business delved into the dynamics of talent recruitment and retention in the competitive tech industry. It provided detailed insights into the transfer of talent among rival tech giants like Google, Meta, IBM, Amazon, and Apple. For instance, it showed that 26.51% of Meta’s workforce has previously worked at another…

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Employer Branding

Navigating Employer Branding in APAC’s Diverse Talent Landscape

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, with its rapid digital transformation and vast internet user base, presents a dynamic and challenging environment for employer branding. Glynnis Quek, APAC Online Marketing Lead at Google, shares insights on navigating this diverse landscape and effectively attracting top talent. Understanding APAC’s Nuances APAC’s linguistic diversity, evident in over 2,000 languages and…

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Workplace

3 Tips to Support the Safety of Diverse Business Travel Groups

In the big, wide world of global companies, it’s crucial you have the power to send out your top talent to get the job done wherever it’s needed most. Many employees also see international postings as central to their career development. Supporting and encouraging all staff demographics to take advantage of these opportunities increases job…

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Employer Branding

Netflix: An Employer Brand Built on Freedom and Responsibility

When it comes to company culture, Netflix is a force to be reckoned with. Its famous “Freedom & Responsibility Culture” presentation has made waves and introduced ideas that are now commonplace, like unlimited paid time off and a radical approach to employee empowerment. But what’s really behind Netflix’s unique approach to company culture? And how…

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The Unspoken Privilege of Wellbeing During the Cost-of-Living Crisis

The surge in the cost of living is deeply impacting both workers and businesses, as the escalating prices of vital commodities and services add to financial strain and psychological stress. A substantial 47 percent of UK employees revealed they have minimal to zero savings remaining by the close of each month. Furthermore, an additional 15 percent indicated…