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Why showing how L&D influences the bottom Line is essential

Training is critical as businesses struggle to attract and keep the best talent. Learning analytics provide companies with a distinct competitive edge within their training programs.

Article by: John Peebles, CEO - Administrate | Published: 22 September 2023

MOVING FROM REACTION TO PREDICTION – TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED – Issue 227 – September 2023 | Article of the Week

The phrase 'forewarned is forearmed’ came from the 16th century - a little bit before HR departments existed - still, it’s excellent advice for progressive leaders, who must try to predict the future and anticipate business needs. Planning and forecasting are valuable tools in the HR armoury, as failure to anticipate upcoming peaks in demand inevitably results in missed opportunities, dissatisfied customers and an excessive burden on valuable team members.

Article by: Rich Bye, Vice President of Human Capital Management Strategy – Workday | Published: 22 September 2023

The best managers balance compassion with assertiveness

When employees were asked what makes a good manager they said compassion, fairness and trustworthiness. When organisations seek to appoint managers they look for commitment, loyalty and assertiveness. Can HR bridge the gap?

Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 22 September 2023

What is happening to city workplace hubs in a hybrid/remote working world?

CIOs need to lead the way and anticipate the next wave of changes. By thinking hard now, researching views, and simulating several possibilities, they stand to foster working ecosystems that support people, even if they can’t know exactly what tomorrow looks like.

Article by: Gerard Lavin, EMEA Chief Technology Officer, Citrix, a business unit - Cloud Software Group | Published: 21 September 2023

The urgency of understanding – generative AI and the new workforce

The landscape of employee engagement is continuously evolving and the workforce is becoming more generationally diverse. As such, it’s more important than ever to understand the different attitudes, communication styles, and work preferences that each generation brings to the table.

Article by: Adrian Liew - OPPi | Published: 21 September 2023

Bereavement in the Workplace: We can help you get things right

Sands, the UK's leading pregnancy and baby loss charity is a key provider of Bereavement in the Workplace training which is designed to help colleagues and managers to find the right words and create a supportive workplace environment.

Article by: Victoria Luk, Head of Partnerships and Philanthropy, Sands | Published: 20 September 2023

Return to office does not mean the end for remote and hybrid working

The benefits presented by remote and hybrid working models should not be ignored in favour of tradition and comfort as we look to reshape the way we think about work and workplace dynamics.  

Article by: Emma Loizidis, Head of People - Fox Agency | Published: 20 September 2023

Navigating a career map for employee growth

Employee career development is not just a buzzword; it's a strategic imperative in today's competitive job market. Discover how creating a career map can empower your workforce and drive organizational success. From setting clear goals to providing training and feedback, learn the steps to unlock your employees' full potential.

Article by: Maryna Stiahailo - NextGenHR | Published: 20 September 2023

The psychology behind our new working world  

In the wake of a global pandemic, profound shifts have transformed the psychological landscape of work, and in turn, the demands placed on our mental health. This article explores the psychological dimensions of the new working world, giving insights and actionable strategies that HR teams can implement to create workplaces that foster optimal performance, growth, and positive mental health.

Article by: Dr Sophie Ward, Deputy Head of the School of Psychology - Arden University, | Published: 19 September 2023