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The AI age calls for a new kind of leadership

As companies adopt AI technologies, leaders must embrace uncertainty, recognize our limitations and think differently. Probabilistic decision-making — that is, decisions that consider the possibility of alternative outcomes — is at the heart of this new approach.

Article by: Zoe Hillenmeyer, CCO - Peak | Published: 10 May 2022

Navigate the new era of working and recruiting

Facing the Great Resignation, organisations need to adapt to ensure they not only retain their employees, but are attractive to new hires, remaining current in the face of changing employee expectations and workspace setups. Angela Hughes, EMEA HR and People Leadership Director at Insight, looks at the changes and possibilities the trend could bring organisations.

Article by: Angela Hughes, EMEA HR and People Leadership Director - Insight | Published: 10 May 2022

When organisational alignment fails in a hybrid world and how to fix it

Organizational alignment is broken. Hybrid work models have created misaligned teams, no connection between daily activities and the vision, and close-to-zero visibility on what’s going on at all levels. Employees feel frustrated and disconnected from the leadership's vision. businesses need to rethink how to engage employees and improve visibility on how their work impacts the bigger picture. With so much riding on alignment, businesses need to rethink how to engage employees and improve visibility on how their work impacts the bigger picture. Rather than viewing this as an art, it's a science requiring a systematic process.

Article by: Tom Wright, CEO & Founder - Cascade | Published: 3 May 2022

Rethinking career growth in a fast-changing world

Amongst the uncertainty of the past two years, one thing has become clear: the expectations of ‘good’ work have changed. Before, most people would’ve been happy with a steady job that afforded them the lifestyles they wanted. You would likely join an employer and remain there for decades, climbing the career ladder.  This no longer rings true, as a myriad of career options have become available to workers in recent years and the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a rethink of what people want from their employers.

Article by: Oli Meager, VP of Degreed Opportunity Marketplace and Intelligence - Degreed | Published: 5 April 2022

Employee engagement – what have we learned in the past two years?

Is working from home just a phase we will grow tired of? Will offices ever return to full capacity? What about younger generations and their career development - what impact does working from home have on them? These are all questions that we hear time and time again, and yet it is still very much front of mind for many, but especially to those working in HR.

Article by: James Scott, CEO - Thrive.App | Published: 28 March 2022

Rethinking career growth in a fast-changing world

Amongst the uncertainty of the past two years, one thing has become clear: the expectations of ‘good’ work have changed. Before, most people would’ve been happy with a steady job that afforded them the lifestyles they wanted. You would likely join an employer and remain there for decades, climbing the career ladder.  This no longer rings true, as a myriad of career options have become available to workers in recent years and the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a rethink of what people want from their employers.

Article by: Oli Meager - Degreed | Published: 26 March 2022

How to navigate the employer-employee power shift

While every industry has been hit by “The Great Resignation”, the marketing and media sector has a particular reason to worry because it heavily depends on people for ideas and innovation. Businesses will need to be flexible, listen and talk to their people and adapt to this new shift in power to the employee.

Article by: Robert Jane, Chief Talent Officer - Wavemaker UK | Published: 8 March 2022

Why hiring for power skills is the key to success

Of course, technical skills are valuable. But exclusively offering training to upgrade the technical skills of your workforce is not enough to position your organisation successfully for the future. Rather, it is essential to train your employees in power skills in order to build a robust organisation.

Article by: Dr Martina Carroll-Garrison - Dr. Tina Talks Work | Published: 2 March 2022