The importance of ‘belongingness’ post-furlough
With the furlough scheme coming to an end today (30 September), employees returning to work may be feeling anxious and disconnected from the workplace. Anne-Marie Finch considers how fostering a sense of belonging might help with the transition.
End of furlough anxiety? Belongingness is the answer
Today, the UK’s furlough scheme comes to an end for many after 18 months. The most recent data shows 1.6 million people were still on furlough at the end of July, which has dropped from nine million in May 2020. This scheme saved millions from…
The conscious revolution and the unconscious investors
As the Industrial Revolution is phased out, the Conscious Revolution is in full swing with the zeitgeist and the human vision at its core. More and more people are starting to wake up from their hibernation and can better feel themselves, their values and personal…
Belongingness: what it is and why it matters at Templafy
Words matter. Our head of People+ (what we call our HR department) knows this better than most. Anne-Marie Finch is known for going beyond policies and ideals; she actively influences our unique culture to ensure people’s happiness in the workplace, and she does this right down to the linguistic level. We are not human resources; we are people.
Cultivating joint ownership to the benefit of the company
An old boys’ networks can be both ego-worst and one-company best. But what does that mean in practice?
Creating a workplace culture of belonging in a remote-first world
“Companies need to shift their strategy so that they can remotely create a sense of community—specifically, one of belongingness,” Anne-Marie Finch writes in an article on Benefits Pro.