This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge. You could say that’s been Home’s mantra all along… In this blog Liz Clover, Co-Managing Director gives an insight into life at Home, and how even after 40 years we’re still challenging our industry. “It’s Home’s 40th birthday this year. That’s…

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It’s time for the third in our series of posts dedicated to the results of Roundel 2021, our in-depth report on global employee experience trends. Since the backdrop to our research was a year of seismic change punctuated by remote working, Zooming and home schooling, it’s no surprise that…

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Today we’re sharing the second in our series of posts dedicated to the results of Roundel 2021, our in-depth report on global employee experience trends. As part of our research, we asked our respondents if 2020 held any silver linings for their organisation (there were some positives, promise!) and… 25%…

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We recently launched Roundel 2021, our in-depth report on global employee experience trends (and, if you ask us, the best thing to come out of 2020!). If you haven’t had a chance to dive into the full report yet, don’t stress – we’re going to be covering some key…

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Creating a joyful experience for remote employees Christmas is a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find new ways to spread some festive joy. When social distancing got in the way of the normal Christmas party, Aztec Group asked for some help to design a…

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Being Covid compliant doesn’t mean you can’t be creative. We don’t do things the usual way at Home, so why should our workplace signage be any different? We wanted to put our Homie magic into our reboarding graphics to bring a smile to people’s faces as they return to…

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Ready or not, Boris thinks it’s time to return to the office post-COVID19. At the start of the pandemic the advice was clear: stay home. Workers hurriedly grabbed their laptops and chargers – the lucky ones also took their screens – and set up ‘shop’ at home. All of…

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When it comes to creating the very best employee experience for your people, taking a one size fits all approach just isn’t going to cut it. It’s time to focus on the moments that matter. In this post, Homie Lauren shares her top 10 tips for mapping your unique…

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Yes, we think it is. Employee engagement – and more specifically – engagement of remote workers has consistently been cited as one of the top challenges organisations have faced for a number of years (State of the Sector, 2019). And of course, knowing how to engage and motivate a…

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9 things to do when embedding a purpose driven culture

The field of employee experience is taking off. I’ve never had more conversations with CEOs and board members as I have over the past 12 months. Organisations are realising they need to do things differently and are trying to figure out how – positive psychology, co-creation, giving people a…

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What key moments are organisations focussing on in 2020?

These days we’re finding ourselves having more and more conversations about employee experience – so we decided to launch Roundel 2020, a piece of global research to understand the trends, practices and priority areas. Our workplaces are in the midst of huge transformation and businesses are realising they need…

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Employee Experience Dictionary

Do you know your Employee Value Proposition from your employer brand? Or your values and behaviours from your guiding principles? Do you have a well-articulated purpose, mission and vision? Does any of it really matter anyway? We find there’s lots of confusion out there. Organisations think and talk really…

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Retention Blog Header Image

Last week I helped one of our wonderful clients create a presentation for a webinar she was giving on the subject of retention. She’d written some dynamic words that encapsulated her beliefs. We had a healthy conversation around some of her ideas and theories and we enjoyed one another’s…

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It’s not often that culture gets so hands on… Northwell Health is a non-profit, 66,000 employee strong, health care system based in New York. Northwell isn’t a normal 9-5. You have to be truly made for health care to deliver an exceptional patient and customer experience. That’s why, this…

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Companies that do good in the world tend to perform well too – but why is this? Home’s Liz Clover shares a fascinating book that attempts to explain why. The Human Brand I’ve just finished reading a book that explores why companies that do good in the world are…

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Designers on holiday

Here at Home, we are all given a yearly personal development fund to help realise the very best versions of ourselves – both as an employee and individual. The logic is simple: fulfilled and stimulated people make happier Homies. This year, I decided to do something a bit different….

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Change management

What has existed for over 50 years and is the topic of over 83,000 books on Amazon? Yep, that’s right; Change management. Yet despite five decades of practice and so much available theory, many organisations struggle to ‘get change right’. We all live busy and often unpredictable lives, and…

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Millennials lonely hearts column

WANTED:  Employer with great reputation, culture and benefits. ABOUT ME: GSOH, autonomous and love to make a difference. Would like to hear from well-located employers with plenty of opportunities…   Is this a wish list for millennials, or simply what everyone wants from their employer? And are millennials really…

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