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Is new way of working fuelling an always-on mentality?

A manager needs to be able to recognise the difference between motivational pressure and disabling stress. Some times teams and individuals need something to inspire them to greater effort. Some times they need to have the pressure removed to perform at their best.

Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 1 June 2023

How HR can leverage tech to protect the diverse and dispersed workforce

HR teams are often described as the 'beating heart' of an organisation, helping to maintain positive employee experiences and enhance organisational culture. However, it's becoming difficult for HR departments to deliver on these core values for an increasingly dispersed workforce, as the digital divide between desked and deskless workers grows.

Article by: Sandra Moran, Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer (CMCXO) at WorkForce Software | Published: 31 May 2023

How to make hybrid work for women

Hybrid work arrangements have evolved to be the norm in most remote-capable workplaces. Flexible work environments were once a perk, but they became a necessity during the pandemic -- and are now often viewed as an employee expectation.

Article by: by Camilla Frumar, Anna Truscott-Smith and Jessica Schatz - Gallup | Published: 31 May 2023

The semi-retired are riding back to the rescue

When a organisation is in trouble experience is the best predictor of a successful turnaround.

Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 31 May 2023

Employee fulfilment – What is it and why should leaders care?

Fulfilled employees will identify strongly with the company’s purpose, connect with their colleagues in meaningful ways, feel empowered and identify good opportunities for growth and progression

Article by: David Danzig, European Director - O.C. Tanner | Published: 30 May 2023

Making the link between AI and mental health support

A critical area of Mental Health Services that can be improved is to modernise communications technologies of GPs, NHS Trusts, hospitals and private clinics to streamline services, reduce unnecessary admin burden and improve the patient and clinician experience.

Article by: Jonathan Sharp, Director - Britannic Technologies | Published: 29 May 2023

Are bosses really smarter?

A lot of employees think they know more than their managers, are more knowledgeable and more comfortable with new technology. And they maybe right but you don’t have to be the smartest person in the room to be an effective manager. You do however need to be very good at one thing…..

Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 28 May 2023

Action-oriented or reflective – which leadership style is best?

There is no single ‘best style’ as it will depend on the situation. However, great leaders will be aware of their natural style and can take steps to mitigate some of the drawbacks that come with it.

Article by: John McLachlan, Co-author - Real Leaders: a practical guide to the essential qualities of effective leadership | Published: 27 May 2023