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Remote work is the new normal – how do you make it work?

Remote Work is the Future of Work We live in surreal times of global pandemic. The virus has been spreading globally and as a result, many organisations introduced remote work almost overnight! [...]

Your Weekly Activity from FLOCK – Appreciation Week

Get Better & Learn with Weekly Activities at Your FLOCK. Welcome to Your FLOCK. This is a quick activity that will help you strengthen your core value of Recognition in Your Company Culture.  [...]

Your Weekly Activity from Your FLOCK – 2 Commitment Questions

This is a quick activity called 2 Commitment Questions that will help you strengthen your core value of Teamwork in Your Company Culture.  You can find more WEEKLY ACTIVITIES tailored to your [...]

Very excited to say that – Tom Auld – ex assistant to Stephen Hawking – has invests in our remote work tech Manchester startup: Your FLOCK

Tom Auld has joined our board as an investor and advisor. To help our remote work startup move into the world of machine learning and beyond.  To help us at Your FLOCK – with his vast range [...]

Your FLOCK for remote working teams becomes the Rising Star

Improving the productivity of remote working teams We at Your FLOCK – are all about helping remote working teams align their core values and drive more productive behaviours. 66% of remote [...]

Workplace horror stories from a bad company culture

As its the week of Halloween, we thought we’d touch on something even scarier than ghosts and ghouls – bad company culture and workplace horror stories… With work accounting for [...]

Your Weekly Activity from FLOCK – Wind down routine

Get Better & Learn with Weekly Activities at Your FLOCK. Welcome to Your FLOCK. This is a quick activity that will help you strengthen your core value of Caring in Your Company Culture.  You [...]

Your Weekly Activity from FLOCK – Think like Jeff Bezos

Get Better & Learn with Weekly Activities at Your FLOCK. Welcome to Your FLOCK. This is a quick activity that will help you strengthen your core value of Adaptability. For Your Company [...]

Your Weekly Activity from FLOCK – A letter from your customer

Get Better & Learn with Weekly Activities at Your FLOCK. Welcome to Your FLOCK. This is a quick activity that will help you strengthen your core value of Customer Focus. You can find more [...]

A FEW THOUGHTS ON THE #FUTUREOFWORK WITH A FEW FRIENDS.

We didn’t know WHAT  was going to happen. Or when. But lots of people in tech knew that #remoteworking was going to be BIG for the future of work. How? WHY? As technology was always going [...]

Could YOU be our New Marketing Intern at www.YourFLOCK.co.uk?

Could YOU be our New Marketing Intern at www.YourFLOCK.co.uk? Benefits of the role: Why Work With Your FLOCK? Be part of a values driven tech startup looking to change the future of work.  We [...]

Your FLOCK – is a Tech Nation RISING STAR. And one of the 5 TOP early-stage NW #tech companies!

Today, Tech Nation announces the five regional winners based in the North West of its Rising Stars 3.0 competition. And we are more than slightly thrilled to say that… Your FLOCK that helps [...]

Could YOU be our new FRONT END DEVELOPER? Do you love remote working?

We are looking for someone special. Someone like you.  We are looking for a qualified Front-end developer to join our small remote working team. You will be responsible for building the [...]

Innovate UK supports Your FLOCK – remote working platform

Your FLOCK is joining the Machine Learning Sector We’ve got some exciting news to share! Your FLOCK is now officially entering the Machine Learning sector! After spending long hours working [...]

Why are your values so important for the #FutureOfWork and to the future of the world? #WorldValuesDay

Last week it was WORLD VALUES DAY. October 15th 2020. Which is very important day for the future of work. And so it was interesting that only 24 hours later. I left The Landing – the tech [...]

From our part time CIO: Dan Sodergren – A blog for my daughter Mia… And for us all. 14 things to remember in your life. After the times of the #CoronaVirusCrisis.

I wrote this blog a few weeks back. So just in case – anyone on #LinkedIn is feeling like I did then. I pop this here. As this blog might help. It’s not really about the future of [...]

Values, Strengths or Motivations – you decide. For Your FLOCK – the remote work team development system

Hi FLOCKERS. From Dan Sodergren. As you may or may not know – last year I invested in Your FLOCK – an HR tech start up that pivoted into the remote teams space during covid. But I [...]

20 Motivational and Inspiring Company Culture Quotes We Love – Every Leader Should Read!

As you know we love to help shape your company culture! Company culture is what differentiates a company, service or product from another. Experiences, assumptions, relationships and emotional [...]

Raising Engagement & Productivity of Remote Working Culture.

Recently we organised a VIP roundtable event and invited leading Operations Directors and HR experts to discuss opportunities and challenges arising from managing remote workforce with this in [...]

10 Top Workplace Lessons learned From COVID-19 – Shaping Our Company Culture.

10 Top Workplace Lessons learned From COVID-19 and Remote Working – Shaping Our Company Culture will discuss: The top 10 workplace lessons FLOCK have learnt.  Problems and obstacles we have [...]

Post-Pandemic Working from home – What HR and Leaders Should Be Thinking About

Post-Pandemic Working from home in this piece – we will discuss: Safety measures to be considered when going back to work.  Employee well being when working from home  Agile working when [...]

What is Company Culture And what Does it Mean to you? Example, Definition and Quotes From FLOCK Because Company Culture Matters.

What is Company culture (the modern HR buzzword)? You’ve probably heard the C word a lot lately, but in times of crisis it is vital for teams to work together and at their best. Each [...]

The Old World is Changing. And so is FLOCK…From Today!

7 Top Tips- How to Improve your WIFI Signal Working From Home

Wifi Problems Working from Home Working from home (WFH) in your comfy chair is all fun and games until technology goes wrong. Before COV-19 we had the luxury of sharing an office with the I.T [...]

Your FLOCK’s Monday Meeting- Be Conscious of Your Communication!

Today is an exciting day for FLOCK as our CEO Michal returns to work from being on furlough. COV-19 has added pressure on many remote working teams- as you can imagine it hasn’t been ideal [...]

#BlackLivesMatter – What Did Your Employer Do?

Yesterday, like many Black people, on and off #LinkedIn. I was cross. And I was angry. So I went on a #socialmedia strike. In solidarity with #BlackOutTuesday for #BlackLivesMatter. But today, [...]

Thursday Thoughts From FLOCK- Listen to Music When Working from Home!

To start my remote working day with FLOCK, I make myself a coffee, turn my laptop on and then read the news. Today, little to my knowledge is Kylie Minogue’s birthday! Of course, from this I [...]

In Times Of Working From Home – Kindness is Key! Does Kindness Begin With Your Company Culture?

For those of you who follow FLOCK on social media, you may have noticed by name, Sophia Rimmer creeping up this week on posts regarding remote working. That is because I have recently joined the [...]

3 Top Tips for Recruiting Remotely

Working remotely provides a lot benefits to a business. It doesn’t only help you open up your candidate market when you are recruiting but also provides a number of financial benefits like [...]

5-Step Going Remote Guide: how to help your team work from home productively

We live in surreal times of global pandemic. The virus has been spreading globally and as a result many organisations began to work from home almost overnight! It can be challenging if your team [...]

Workplace culture – Do we really need a dog in the office?

So, what exactly is workplace culture? It’s a difficult question to answer, because honestly, there are many different answers! In our opinion, it can best be described as the common things that [...]

Employee engagement and communication at digital agencies

Employee engagement at digital agencies is more important than ever. Turnover is at an all time high and costs the industry around £184 million a year. Improving engagement is something which can [...]

Company Culture and Mental Health at Digital Agencies

It’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, and here at FLOCK, we’re looking at the impact that work-life balance and company culture can have on mental health. This topic is being discussed now more [...]

What is a great company culture? (and why is it important?)

          A great team has 3 foundations, and if any one is missing, the company culture and the company itself… won’t stand: A strong leader, respected by the rest [...]

The Puzzle of Motivation

Inspiring content (video below) We’ve recently found an amazing TED Talk by Dan Pink which breaks down our own motivations and refers to science to ultimately make the case that a sole [...]

How modern technology can be used to improve company culture

How modern technology can be used to improve company culture As the modern workforce continues to evolve, one of the biggest challenges companies face is building an attractive company culture. [...]

Flock is Growing… Our New Member – Sandy Lindsay MBE!

Our Flock is Growing A flock becomes a flock only once it reaches its critical mass. We cannot call ourselves a flock if there are not at least three of us… This is why we are extremely happy to [...]

What is the employee experience and why is it important?

  Employee Experience (EX) has emerged as a major trend in HR in recent years. Rather than narrowly focusing on employee engagement and culture, businesses are taking the entire employee [...]

How improving your company culture will increase employee performance

Do you seek to create an engaged culture but you are worried about performance?   In the digital age, with more millennials joining the workforce, employees expect a productive, engaging, [...]

FLOCK IT! GOODBYE MACAWLY…

Why we chose Macawly in the first place… It took me ages to find the right name for my company. At the time, I wasn’t exactly sure what the company would do in the future. I decided to call [...]

How to Build a Strong Employer Value Proposition (EVP)?

Could you imagine being part of an organisation that sells itself? Attraction is easy, retention is the norm and you and your colleagues enjoy coming to work. Creating a strong internal and [...]

Toni leaves Macawly to focus on his own project

Why Toni is leaving Macawly? It has been an intense and exciting 6 months at Macawly with Toni managing the marketing for Macawly and we all enjoyed working with him. However, he can’t commit all [...]

Top 5 Ted Talks about Company Culture and Leadership at a Workplace.

We love sharing quality content with our audience. We have listed some of the best Ted Talks about Company Culture, Leadership, and Diversity at work. We hope you enjoy them and become as [...]

Is Culture Fit Dead? Why did we kill it?

Is  Company Culture fit dead? First of all, I would like to thank everyone who organised and attended the DisruptHR event taking place at The Landing UK in Media City Manchester. Special thank [...]

Dsposal

Building a passionate workforce for Dsposal Who are they? Dsposal is a Manchester based company with a vision to revolutionise the waste industry by using technology to connect waste producers to [...]

MountDigital

Who is MountDigital? MountDigital is a Manchester based award-winning digital marketing agency. They offer a full spectrum of digital marketing services but particularly specialise in paid [...]

Toni Navarro, named as a new CMO of Macawly

We´re beyond excited to be naming Toni Navarro as a CMO of Macawly, and we´re so looking forward to be making a difference with him in the company. Who and how is Toni Navarro? Toni is [...]

Why the Psychometric Testing Industry Needs to Change for the future of work …. to work. 

Why the Psychometric Testing Industry Needs to Change for the future of work …. to work.  Psychometric testing has been used since the 19th century. Today, the majority of employers believe [...]

3 UK businesses that got the company culture right

Businesses can go only as far as their people can take them. Getting the company culture right is always a hot topic when discussing accomplishments of successful companies. Silicon Valley [...]

What Is Culture Fit?

Person-Organisation Fit Cultural fit is not actually as complicated as the concept of culture itself (there are over 150 different definitions of culture because it is a multi-levelled concept). [...]

MACAWLY – Why are we here and why the weird name?

The spark MACAWLY’s story started off with my own personal story. I found myself in a job where he did not identify myself with co-workers or even with what my company stood for. Yet, in the [...]

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