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Leading through change and ambiguity

How are businesses leading through change and ambiguity in 2022? With the world of work going through a period of rapid transformation, what new workforce skills and competencies will be critical to acquire by 2025?

Article by Daniel Ross 26 May 2022


The Opportunities for your Workforce with the New Blend of Work at Home and in the Office

Ageism is a problem across most industries, but it is felt more acutely in the technology and technology-enabled sector. This is quite a broad group of workers because so many jobs today are powered by technology - even if the company is not directly considered to be in the IT industry. Look at the modern banking industry today and just how many startups have achieved unicorn status.

Article by Emma Crowe 24 May 2022


Employee wellbeing in the new world

A sense of belonging is critical in helping manage loneliness. It is something we take proactive steps to help with, whether it’s through the support networks and programmes we create, or approaches to ways of working and even our onboarding process.

Article by Ann Chambers HR Director - Ecotone UK, 24 May 2022


Work miracles by playing these five roles well

[The manager’s] position ‘in the middle’ makes them vital to the success of their organisation. I often refer to it as the middle manager miracle, because if they’re supported, developed and connected with in the best possible way, they can be a transformational miracle in the middle of organisations, their influence is that great. 

Article by Jane Sparrow - The Culture Builders 23 May 2022


How tech is re-defining executive recruitment

There is no doubt that future innovation in recruitment technologies will continue to disrupt the industry, eventually reshaping executive search and its business model.

Article by Umesh Ramakrishnan 20 May 2022


We need to make it ‘manly’ to ask for help

Men are three times more likely to die by suicide than women. And all the evidence, from research and anecdotally, suggests that’s because men don’t and won’t ask for help.

Article by Eugene Farrell 18 May 2022


Top 10 things performance management software should do

The right performance management software makes it easy for leaders and managers to provide clear, consistent, and informative feedback to both individuals and teams.

Article by Danielle Shepherd - AssessTEAM 17 May 2022


The three touchstones of belonging

The past two years have brought home just how much society relies on frontline public sector workers. However, the “Great Resignation” is unfolding in the public as well as private sectors, and many businesses are actively looking to recruit workers seeking a change. In this environment, retaining and engaging frontline workers has never been more important for government employers

Article by Ryan Oakes Leads Global Public Sector - Accenture 16 May 2022


A flexible approach to hybrid working – a recruiter’s perspective

In this fast-paced and competitive recruitment market, we are finding that a one-size-fits-all approach to hybrid working, and work/life balance, fails to tap into candidates’ motivations. While hybrid working is a contentious issue, and we appreciate the concerns on both sides, a flexible and tailored approach may help to attract talent and retain staff.

Article by Suzie Walker 15 May 2022


Developing future leaders and building collaborative organisations

Good leadership can transform a business and bring a team together. Not only that, working in an organisation that demonstrates good leadership, will help employees to develop good leadership skills themselves which they can take with them into future leadership roles.

Article by Jon Faulkner, Founder - 6bythree Digital 14 May 2022