What is Positive HR?
Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. The fundamental goal of Positive HR is to enhance flourishing lives, business and communities by implementing positive tools and interventions throughout the entire employee lifecycle.
HR practitioners’ practices and interventions have a significant impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. As individuals spend a large amount of their time invested in work, the practices of a workplace impact them considerably. That impact has a spiral affect, with people taking emotion, experience, skills, and practices home from their work. These in turn influence families, friends, and communities.
With worldwide engagement figures surprisingly low, Positive HR suggests looking at workplace practices differently. Moving from a traditional focus on what might go wrong in an employment relationship, to highlighting what will go well .
What is the impact of Positive HR?
Delivering happiness and wellbeing in the workplace has been proven to impact the bottom line.
It’s important to remember that happiness, a positive mental and emotional state, is a prerequisite for improved results. It is a game changer!
- are more productive
- are more creative
- collaborate better
- are less likely to leave
- are more resilient
- are more engaged
Return on investment calculators  indicate that even a one percent increase in productivity is a worthwhile gain.
 Gallup State of the Global Workplace Report 2017 Executive Summary. www.gallup.com/workplace/238079/state-global-workplace-2017.aspx
To learn more about the Langley Group’s Positive HR Toolkit, click here. The Positive HR Toolkit gives leaders and HR professionals the solutions to implementing positive people practices in the workplace. Built on research from Positive Psychology and neuroscience, the solutions provide simple and easy to use tools for every stage of the employee lifecycle.