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Reflecting on the Inaugural Zeno Gives Back

Reflecting on the Inaugural Zeno Gives Back

At Zeno, culture is our cornerstone. We are grateful that our clients give us the ability to do impactful work around the globe. We also recognize the need to serve our communities.  Every year at Zeno Group we conduct our annual employee engagement survey. We survey our staff to better understand what we are doing […]

Valuing Millennials at Work

Valuing Millennials at Work

It has long been established that Millennials are the “tribe of individuals” – a generation, largely born from Boomers between 1981 and 1996, whose ‘work to live’ mentality has changed the face of corporate America. As the head of Strategic Planning at Zeno Group, I have spent the better part of the last ten years […]

Automation Anxiety is on the Agenda

Automation Anxiety is on the Agenda

Media coverage in recent weeks has placed a clear spotlight on automation and its implications for the workforce of the future.  As a result, automation is now emerging as a new item on the communications agenda, as management must decide how to talk to their employees about new technologies and the impact on the job […]

2019 Barriers to Employee Engagement

2019 Barriers to Employee Engagement

Against a global backdrop of persistent social, economic and cultural change, Zeno Group conducted a new global study on the “Barriers to Employee Engagement” that looks closely at employees’ concerns about their workplace and how those issues, left unchecked, are standing in the way of effective engagement. Zeno surveyed more than 4,500 employees in Singapore, […]

Employees Questioning Values, Asking “What Does My Company Stand for?”

Employees Questioning Values, Asking “What Does My Company Stand for?”

The workplace is not immune to today’s global environment of persistent social, economic and cultural change.  The pace of business and society is amplifying pressures and creating high levels of worry among employees – pressures and concerns preventing them from their best work. Zeno Group explored this topic, the “Barriers to Employee Engagement,” surveying 4,500 […]

Engaging Employees: 3 New Strategies For Your Changing Workplace

Engaging Employees: 3 New Strategies For Your Changing Workplace

At Zeno, we see many clients wrestling with the complexities of a new employee engagement environment. The business benefits of engaged employees are well known and countless resources promote best practices, but even high-performing companies struggle to keep pace with changes. Which trends should you be watching now? In Harvard Business Review’s cover story “The […]

Employee Engagement in an Era of Social Change

Employee Engagement in an Era of Social Change

[:en]It’s a challenging time for company executives and communicators alike as both groups try to decide what to say to their employees about the current political, economic and social environment. On one side of the spectrum, business is booming, signaling good opportunities for employers and job seekers alike. Unemployment is at its lowest point in […]

Facebook at Work and Employee Engagement Potential

Facebook at Work and Employee Engagement Potential

Is there a timesheet code for ‘looking at Facebook’? There surely isn’t. Yet if the world’s best-known social network has its way, looking at Facebook while at work may soon become part of the daily habits of employees around the world. Facebook at Work, the professional version of the platform, is due to launch soon. […]

10 Cultural Signals for Changing ‘PR’ Firms

10 Cultural Signals for Changing ‘PR’ Firms

PR agencies talk a lot about culture. They also talk a lot about how they’re not just PR agencies any more, as our industry has changed and their services have evolved with it. Which made me wonder – culture is obviously important to commercial success and employee wellbeing, but can it be an active ingredient […]