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Leading Through Digital Transformation

The word ‘digital’ is ambiguous and has many connotations. Where one person might think of computers, another may associate it with the internet. So rather than dwell on the definition, it’s simpler to look at the two reasons why businesses undergo digital transformations.

Article by: Adrian Moorhouse, Founder and Managing Director - Lane4 | Published: 24 February 2020

How to improve your brain performance at work

“Have you discovered the secret of running a successful business? The key to increasing brain performance is understanding the structural features of the human brain as it applies to day-to-day work/life."

Article by: Jonathan Kemp, Founder - SmartWisdom | Published: 23 February 2020

We need to take a ‘whole systems thinking’ approach to mental health

At present we have a raft of initiatives in organisations targeting different facets of individual performance. Each of these is yet another initiative that employees are expected to assimilate on top of their day job. Our starting point should be “how do we optimise an employee’s performance?”.

Article by: Dominic Irvine - Epiphanies | Published: 21 February 2020

Who Bucks the Low Productivity Trend?

The businesses which show greater than average productivity gains share some characteristics. They invest more in employees, they innovate, they embrace the possibilities of new technology, and they use what are judged to be better management practices.

Article by: Mark Robinson, CMO and Co-Founder - Kimble Applications | Published: 20 February 2020

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Dealing with the demographics of the workforce

UK employment figures for August showed not only that there were more than 32 million people in employment, but that average wages had risen by 3.9 percent, the fastest in a decade. That is very good news. There is another key area of focus to which businesses must now turn, which is whether changes in the UK workforce demographics are storing up challenges for businesses in the future. The Chartered Institute for Professional Development (CIPD) has stated that not only are 30 percent of UK workers now aged over 50, but that insufficient numbers of young people are entering the labour market to replace them.

Article by: Simon Rouse, Managing Director - PeoplePlus | Published: 19 February 2020

The Best Learning You Ever did was Driving!

This article highlights that people are successful when they learn to drive. Yet when they join the corporate world they fail to learn. Fail to change their behaviours because 1-day training courses are a world away from the successful learning journey of driving lessons.

Article by: Darren A. Smith - Sticky Learning | Published: 19 February 2020

Three Ways to Digitise the Workplace to Boost Employee Engagement Promoted

In the corporate world, flexible work environments are fast becoming the norm. In addition, global companies often have multiple global offices, making it hard for team members to meet face to face. A bigger remote and decentralised workforce means the need for more digital collaboration and videoconferencing tools. Even quick team calls can benefit from using video. It adds a different dynamic when you see, not just hear, your team members during a meeting. You can assess non-verbal cues and body language, and get close as possible to an ideal face-to-face meeting.

Article by: Joanne Regan-Iles, Executive Director Human Resource and Talent Acquisition Europe - TTEC | Published: 18 February 2020

How to find the best HR tech solution for your business Promoted

And don’t forget, it’s not just about there being a level playing field. You need to be able to trust the independence of the source presenting these new solutions. At an exhibition, money can build you an attractive and eye-catching stand but the best app for you might well be found at a far simpler stand tucked away at the back of the hall. So just how can you find what you need in this vast and complex arena?

Article by: Bob Rehill, CEO & Founder - Bob Rehill & Associates - HRTech247. | Published: 17 February 2020