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Canine Companions

Canine companions in our workplace.

Let’s all paws for thought. Can introducing our canine companions into the workplace benefit us? Currently, 8% of the UK population are bring their canine friends into the workplace each day, due to companies introducing new policies to enhance the working environment. Brands such as BrewDog, a Scottish brewery who grant employees one week paid…

Laughter in the Workplace

Laughter in the workplace.

Laughter is a powerful expression. We all remember those times as a child where we laughed so hard, we could hardly breathe. That doesn’t have to stop the moment we step into our place of work. More companies these days are now embracing that fact that laughing is contributing to the success of the culture,…

Combat Mental Well-being

Combating mental wellbeing in the workplace.

Like our physical health, our mental health can be unpredictable. Mental wellbeing in the work place is an ever-growing subject with studies revealing that in the UK, it’s estimated around 30-40 percent of all sickness absence relates to some form of mental health illness. In this modern economic climate, change is a constant journey evolving…

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Why the modern workforce needs more flexibility.

A happy workforce will naturally be more productive, with 48% of managers believing that flexibility makes for a more productive workplace. (HR News, 2019) Flexible working isn’t just a priority for millennials and younger workers either; it plays a crucial role in helping older employees stay in work longer, navigating health issues and travel or…

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Only 3% of our lives are spent doing things we enjoy

People are being urged to prioritise their mental health and wellbeing after new research revealed that a third of people spend just 42 minutes per day doing something they enjoy – which works out at just 3% of their daily lives. (HR News, 2019) This could be due to the fact the average commute time…

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5 CEO’s that you should follow on Twitter

Global business leaders are encompassing the social media takeover, utilising the platforms to share and network. We have collated a list of five influential CEOs that you should be following on social media to keep up with news, trends and innovations.   Tim Cook – CEO of Apple Cook has maintained Apple’s innovative leadership stance…

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Best Career and Leadership Podcasts

What are you listening to today? We have collated five of the best career and leadership podcasts to help you reach your goals and give you that boost of motivation. Listening to a podcast can help you maximise time, as they allow you to continue with other tasks. In addition, as obvious as it sounds,…

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Celebrating a Milestone

This year, we are celebrating a true milestone within the eSift team, as our colleague Louise Miles celebrates 10 years within the business. Louise joined us in 2009, when the business was still in its infancy and has been an integral part of the team for the last decade, contributing to the growth, success and…

Positive Thinking

Think Happy, Be Happy.

“Positive thinkers tend to be happier.” (Scott, 2018) but sometimes it’s easier said than done, especially when under work pressure and stress. Boosting your own mental wellbeing will have a positive effect on both your working and personal life. Today is international Positive Thinking Day so keeping that in mind, we have found three apps…