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We need a mental health revolution

Approximately 25% of people will suffer mental illness at some point during their lifetime and, since a large proportion of this time is spent at work, it is likely that this will happen whilst they are part of the workforce. The workplace may not be the cause of someone’s mental health issues, and a firm’s leadership cannot take responsibility for treatment, it can provide the tools to ensure employees are supported.

Article by: Daniel Månsson, clinical psychologist and co-founder of Flow Neuroscience | Published: 5 December 2021

HR guide to surviving the onslaught of festive fiascos

Christmas is a time of joy for most. But spare a thought for HR teams who face an onslaught of festive fiascos every single year. Kate Palmer, HR Advice and Consultancy Director at Peninsula, reveals her 12 Nays of Christmas and the steps businesses can take to avoid becoming the Grinch this holiday period.

Article by: Kate Palmer, HR Advice & Consultancy Director - Peninsula | Published: 3 December 2021

Top tips to help the work Christmas party go to plan

Employment Hero's Chief People Officer Alex Hatingh has some tips for HR managers and business leaders to be well equipped for a festive get-together this month.

Article by: Alex Hattingh, Chief People Officer - Employment Hero | Published: 3 December 2021

Four good reasons to get Zoomers back in the office

This is the demographic that are the most experienced in working from a laptop in their bedrooms, through school and university, and are naturally the most technologically-capable group, often described as “born-digital”. So why do young workers want to see a return, at least part-time, to the office?

Article by: Dr Peggie Rothe, Chief Insights & Research Officer - Leesman | Published: 2 December 2021

Fluid and flexible working critical to surviving the great resignation

Recent debate about the extent to which women opting to continue working from home are undermining their careers is unhelpful. Instead, employers need to take heed of the ‘great resignation’ by delivering fluid and flexible working practices.

Article by: Helen Letchfield is co-founder - Parent & Professional | Published: 2 December 2021

Resurrection Shuffle – Print – Issue 206 | Article of the Week

As we adapt to the hybrid workforce framework, move towards flexible schedules and safe returns, we listen to the expectations of our workforce. Meanwhile, we navigate this post-pandemic world with careful financial planning, reviews and commercial business risk assessment. One approach will not suit all and every teams must come together to assess how this impacts people internally and externally. Success lies in establishing who owns what and how to work cohesively to ensure the big picture can be seen, with leadership providing a clear vision, as teams rediscover how to work effectively. This presents a welcomed opportunity to further intertwine all components of the HR framework in how we approach performance, leadership, development and ensuring engagement throughout.

Article by: BRIAN NEWMAN, EVP, HUMAN RESOURCES - TICKETMASTER | Published: 1 December 2021

Creating the workspace of the future

The working environment has changed for good. Employers across the board report that both existing staff and potential recruits are increasingly raising questions regarding the business’ hybrid working policy. Many companies have permanently overhauled office spaces, cutting costs by moving to downsized locations to be used as occasional touchdown spaces. 

Article by: Dan Harding, CEO - Sign In App | Published: 1 December 2021

Listening is key to turning the tide on the great resignation

Now’s the time to dig deep and to spend time understanding how employees feel, why they may be considering leaving and what can be done to keep them. And by prioritising the employee voice now, this will help to build a resilient workplace culture for the future.

Article by: Steven Frost, Founder and CEO - Workbuzz | Published: 1 December 2021

How to avoid Christmas conflict

Christmas is often dubbed ‘The most wonderful time of the year’, but not everyone feels that sense of fun and excitement in the run up, or on the big day itself. For some, Christmas can be a time of anxiety and stress, especially if there is dysfunction in a relationship or you have to spend time with difficult members of the family. Add to that alcohol, perhaps being cooped up and feeling a bit exhausted and it’s a potential Yuletide recipe for disaster. Internationally renowned mediator and conflict specialist, Jane Gunn, explains how you can take the eggshells out of potential Christmas conflicts.

Article by: Jane Gunn | Published: 30 November 2021

Intersectionality and why labels at work increase discrimination

Intersectionality is one of the most important ways to help support diversity, inclusion and equality according to leadership experts, so why is labelling at work still such a problem?

Article by: Gamal Turawa, International D&I facilitator and Thom Dennis - Serenity | Published: 30 November 2021