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We don’t have to be constantly stressed and suffering burnout

They call high blood pressure the silent killer because most people don’t realise they have it until it’s too late. In the same way individuals don’t recognised how stressed they are and how much damage it is doing to their health and well-being until too late.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 13 June 2021

Essential guide to upskilling workforces post-pandemic

As we continue to transition into the new era of work, futureproofing workforces through uspkilling opportunities should be at the top of business agendas, in order for them to remain resilient during the months of recovery ahead.

Article by: Niki Turner-Harding, Senior Vice President - Adecco UK and Ireland | Published: 12 June 2021

Essential checklist for the return to work

As further restrictions ease across the UK, Alaana Woods discusses steps organisations can take to help support employees return to work.

Article by: Alaana Woods - Bupa Health Clinics | Published: 11 June 2021

Giving work purpose and meaning

Is it too much to ask that work should be interesting, challenging and rewarding? 

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 11 June 2021

How can businesses recover from lost employee development opportunities?

Throughout the past twelve months, the remote work environment has been something of a mixed bag for firms as far as employee training and professional development is concerned. From communication breakdowns amongst dispersed workforces, to delayed training courses and unimaginative e-learning tools, organizations have had to grapple with a number of teething problems.

Article by: Donna Stephenson, Commercial Development - Office of Soffos | Published: 11 June 2021

Unconscious bias is prevalent and it needs addressing

As businesses strive to be more inclusive, they are too often turning to training to deliver quick-fix solutions that, unfortunately, do not exist. Where training such as this fails, coaching is the ongoing commitment to tackle issues head-on, allocating time and attention and going far beyond a box-ticking exercise.

Article by: Chris Parke, CEO - Talking Talent | Published: 10 June 2021

What’s the future of talent development and acquisition?

The role, and challenge, for most resourcing functions is to attract, engage, assess and hire key people. This follows a familiar process of receiving a need to hire request, advertising the role, and then managing the candidate flow. However, what is often overlooked in such an analysis is the career development of the existing employees.

Article by: Chris Keeling, Founder and CEO - Jobtrain | Published: 10 June 2021

The big C forgotten – supporting colleagues with cancer

Cancer is fast becoming another cost of lockdown. Unless urgent action is taken, it’s going to have a huge impact on current and future workforces

Article by: Jo Stoddart, Cancer Specialist - Bupa UK Insurance | Published: 10 June 2021

What impact has COVID had on HR practices…and what can we learn from it?

Remote working is seen by most as a positive development, but there is a greater need to assess the capability of leaders within a digitized workforce, whilst at the same time executive search budgets have shrunk. 

Article by: Richard Crux, Managing Partner - NGS Global | Published: 9 June 2021

Are pension providers guilty of greenwashing?

Are pension providers guilty of greenwashing or do climate friendly pensions really exist? How can employers ensure they are choosing a socially responsible pension provider on behalf their employees?

Article by: Ben Pollard, CEO - Cushon | Published: 9 June 2021