Jul 02, 2018

 | Employee Experience

The truth about millennials: shared values

Company values are often confused with company culture, but the idea that they’re the same thing is a common misconception. While a company's culture is fluid and shifts over time, its values do not. Company values are often renamed and tweaked over the years but they tend to define the principles and beliefs outlined by the founders and early crew.

Jun 26, 2018

 | Employee Experience

The Humankind Employee Experience Model

Over the last five years Humankind has worked with over 400 businesses and learnt a lot about what it takes to grow. We know the ability to attract and retain the best talent underpins success.

Jun 19, 2018

 | Engagement

Designing engaging employee experiences

Over the past year or so, the phrase “employee experience” has barged its way into conversations about human resources and employee engagement.

Jun 19, 2018

 | Employee Experience

Better never means better for everyone

Employee experience is by definition experiential: it doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Without someone to process it, it’s not a thing. If a tree falls in a forest, etc etc. More than that, we don’t all experience the same thing the same way.

Jun 05, 2018

 | Engagement

The truth about millennials: it’s not all bean bags and free lunches

Welcome to the first article on millennial employee experience from finder.com.au Head of Talent Jamie Finnegan: part two coming soon!

May 16, 2018

 | Engagement

Why response rate matters more than score

Pop quiz! What’s going to be more useful to you in the long run: a high engagement survey score with a low response rate, or a low engagement score with a high response rate?

May 07, 2018

 | Employee Experience

EX18: NZ’s First EVER Employee Experience Award

Do your people love what they do and do what they love?  Are you keen to showcase and celebrate what an awesome workplace you are?  If so, read on!

May 01, 2018

 | Employee Experience

Employee Experience 101

Employee experience is kind of a big deal, and we all know it. It might not be the future of HR (though it probably is), but it's something everyone needs to pay attention to. And while it might sound like the sort of thing that involves catered breakfasts and foosball tables, it’s significantly more complex.

Apr 19, 2018

 | Engagement

The observer effect:  the surprising role of structured questions

How do we measure things like engagement and experience? We ask questions. But what if asking the question changes the very thing we are trying to measure? Here’s a newsflash: That’s exactly what happens.

Apr 19, 2018

 | Employee Experience

Fairness is an employee experience thing

Fairness is a thing. More of a thing than it used to be. A thing with the ability to upset elections and change voting patterns. Democracy has delivered a few well-deserved reminders of late that people really do care about fairness.

Apr 10, 2018

 | Employee Experience

Open source employee engagement

Employee engagement has become an industry centered around surveys. Companies compete on who has the best, the biggest, the most comprehensive solution – despite the fact there’s not much difference between any of them.

Apr 02, 2018

 | Employee Experience

The Anonymity Paradox

Communication is a spectrum. On the left is face to face. On the right is a YouTube comment section. In the middle are all manner of different ways of connecting. Bluetooth phone calls while driving.