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TIME TO TALK, HOW TO TALK

Few managers realise what a dramatic impact - either positive or negative - they have on their employees through their everyday behaviour. It is the responsibility of senior leaders to enlighten them and provide the organisational context that consistently fosters high-quality relationships between bosses and the people who report to them.

Article by Eileen Donnelly 15 September 2021

   

Why the future of remote working has arrived

Many companies have recently struggled urgently to transform large parts of their workforce into work-at-home employees. At the same time, these businesses and employees can seize an opportunity to improve. Done right, both people and companies can enjoy the benefits of a more flexible workforce for years in the future.

Article by Herbert Lörch 10 September 2021

   

Dress code discrimination in the workplace

The pandemic made most workplace dress codes redundant, as many staff swapped in-person meetings and business attire for video calls from the kitchen table in casual clothes.

Article by Patrick Byrne 9 September 2021

   

It can happen to anyone – top tips to beat the cyber hackers

“You don’t have to run faster than the bear to get away. You just have to run faster than the guy next to you.”  The bad guys on the internet are not targeting you. They are just looking for anyone with a weakness. Mostly that is a human weakness, sometimes it is technical. If you keep your head in the sand then the bear will catch you. 

Article by Andrew Pollard 8 September 2021

   

Culture could be the key to retaining and attracting staff

Competitive salary and attractive career prospects are important but candidates are also looking beyond their pay check and never has work life balance been more significant. This is why employers must ask themselves if their company culture and values stack up against competitors and if their team feels connected and committed to the company purpose.

Article by Huw Martin 6 September 2021

   

The new face of work is a tempting destination

Pre-COVID organisations tried to assert their purpose and responsibilities to their employees and stakeholders – CSR.  Post-COVID clarity of purpose and the impact on the planet and its people matters like never before – CSR got amped to ESG: Environment, Social and Governance.

Article by Anthony Bennett 2 September 2021

   

Enhancing the Quality of Leadership Decision-Making in a Post-COVID World

Organizations across the world are scrambling to find effective survivability and sustainability options as they strive to stay relevant in a devastated corporate landscape reeling from the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Corporate leaders are increasingly burdened with stark choices that beckon tough decision-making with a strong probability of negative reverberations among the apprehensive workforces.

Article by 2 September 2021

   

Most popular job interview myths

There are tons of myths floating around concerning hiring and interviewing processes. Candidates tend to share impressions, spread rumors, and support them as interviewing seems a black box. A quick Google search would result in dozens of such myths and misconceptions.

Article by Erika Rykun 1 September 2021