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Psychological safety can’t be left to HR, it’s on everyone

Creating a culture where it’s safe for everyone to make mistakes requires managers to do so first – and own up to it. Steve Jobs once said “We don't hire clever people and then tell them what to do. We hire clever people and they tell us what to do.”

Article by Terry Brown, Director of Engineering - Healx 5 July 2022

   

Levelling the playing field for men’s health

Employers with staff abroad need to be particularly aware of the physical and mental strains on male colleagues and should consider offering male-centric support if they really want to make a difference, in the same way that they would offer female-specific support surrounding maternity or menopause.

Article by Sarah Dennis, Head of International - Towergate Health & Protection 4 July 2022

   

The 5Q Approach to Achieving High Performance in the Digital Age

Relevancy in the Digital Age is fraught with uncertainties and organizations often struggle with the conundrum of High Performance in order to maintain their competitive stature.  The specter of being ‘outmaneuvered’ by wily competitors and/or being ‘blindsided’ by savvy disruptors is a nagging concern for progressive organizations that are well-aware of the steep price for chronic complacency and shallow resilience.  This often manifests in the form of ‘corporate exhaustion’ resulting from constant vigilance to stay ahead of the evolving nature of the fickle markets driven by increasingly fastidious stakeholders.

Article by 1 July 2022

   

The great resignation

Increasingly Business clients are asking for more help in developing strategies to retain their staff in the face of mounting demands. Are we facing a new wave of uncertainty around retention?

Article by Sue Blight 28 June 2022

   

‘How to be a better male ally in your leadership’

For me, it’s simple everybody should have an opportunity to have a voice and succeed without any barriers. A lack of voice is dishabituating, it’s not only limiting for them as an individual, but it also affects your business and ultimately society. When someone feels they don’t have a voice, this is the moment that an ally kicks in.

Article by Darren Miles 27 June 2022

   

How to deliver learning for graduates in a hybrid world

The graduates coming into your business now have grown up in a consistently connected world, their drive for learning is high and they expect to learn in different ways. So how can you make sure your learning programmes are super engaging and impactful for your graduates in this hybrid world? 

Article by Charlotte Burton-Barker 24 June 2022

   

Understanding the new working experience

There’s no doubt that hybrid working s here to stay. But how can organisations make it work for them? The first step is understanding. how making hybrid work will demand a rethink of office space, budgets, tech resource allocation, and how remote workers are supported.

Article by Claire Dutton 23 June 2022

   

World Whistleblowers Day 2022 – A time to reflect and act

This article looks at the benefits of whistleblowing not just to the business or organisaton but wider society and public interest too and explains why an effective whistleblowing policy in any organisation needs to be in place that not only embraces the concept of protection but also champions those who use it.

Article by Tim Smith 22 June 2022

   

Is unhappiness in organizations contagious?

Companies need to not be just concerned with their culture but on a deeper level look at how new and existing employees feel. Feelings of discontent can spread and damage positive company cultures if the issues go unaddressed.

Article by Savannah Jung 21 June 2022

   

How HR can be the engine for business growth

In their pursuit of growth, Top Employers have made changes to their D&I strategies at every level of their organisations. They consistently train their leaders to act as role model roles in diversity and inclusion — and involve their employees in the design of those improvements to be made.

Article by Phil Sproston 20 June 2022