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  • Hacking Gallup’s Q12—an Improved Alternative (For 2021)
    on January 14, 2021

    For years, Gallup’s Q12 has been the go-to question set for organisations that want to measure how engaged their people are. But because those questions have been around for such a long time—and things have changed a lot in that time—they’re a little outdated now.  But by understanding the purpose of each of Gallup’s Q12

  • Holiday Wishes From Team Hive and Their Dogs (Video Included)
    on December 17, 2020

    Table of Contents With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to wind down, organise our social bubbles, and stuff our faces alongside our loved ones (minus the sprouts, thanks!)—because that’s surely the ending to 2020 we all deserve. After what has been the most unconventional (and, quite-frankly, unwanted) year any of us will probably

  • What is a Good Employee Survey Response Rate?
    on December 9, 2020

    Employee survey response rate is one of those high-level metrics that there’s no escaping when running surveys—but what if we told you that there’s a lot more to it than just the number of people who’ve answered your questions? Since you’re reading this, that probably means you’re wondering whether your response rate is high enough

  • 10 Ideas for Virtual Work Christmas Parties and Remote Team Festivities
    on December 1, 2020

    Woah, wait, hold up! Before you cancel Christmas at work and become the official Ebenezer of Engagement, instead, why not go above and beyond to spread festive cheer after what has been a proper “bah humbug” of a year? We know it’s hard to think creatively right now—particularly if your organisation has been fighting for

  • How to Design Inclusive Employee Surveys (With One Expert Exercise)
    on November 25, 2020

    Answer this question honestly: who are your employee surveys designed for?  Are they designed for your HR team to take a temperature check on employee engagement levels? Are they designed for your managers to be able to report and act on team feedback? Are they designed for your leaders to be able to track employee

  • Employee Survey Personalisation: Designing Better Surveys
    on November 18, 2020

    To take a more personalised approach to employee experience, you’ve got to start with a more personalised approach to surveying. We spoke to our Director of People Science, Ryan Tahmassebi, for a download on employee survey personalisation: what it is, why it’s so effective and how you can start to do it yourself… What is

TwentyOne Leadership Blog

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

  • If your talent strategy isn’t transparent, it will fail
    on January 25, 2021

    Talent management is often perceived as some kind of ‘dark art’: mysterious meetings that go on behind closed doors where the fate of individuals’ careers are decided using some form of magical formula. In reality, The post If your talent strategy isn’t transparent, it will fail appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Protected: Leaders and Linkage Module 1 Follow Up
    on January 19, 2021

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Leaders and Linkage Module 1 Follow Up appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Why building your talent is (almost) always better than just buying it
    on January 18, 2021

    The workplace environment is changing at such a rapid pace it is becoming more and more challenging for talent managers to stay ahead of the curve. Not only do we need to deliver the right The post Why building your talent is (almost) always better than just buying it appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Can you fulfil your new ambition AND thrive in your current role?
    on January 11, 2021

    “When it is rose leaves all the way, we soon become drowsy; thorns are necessary to wake us” John A. Shield We all experienced a sense of walking on thorns at times in 2020. It The post Can you fulfil your new ambition AND thrive in your current role? appeared first on Twenty One.

  • The Power of the New Year Triad
    on January 4, 2021

    The beginning of any new year is an opportunity to celebrate with family and friends, reflect on highlights of the year gone by, and refresh aspirations for the year ahead. The celebrations to welcome in The post The Power of the New Year Triad appeared first on Twenty One.