Do we exist to work or simply work to exist? Balancing our personal and professional life in a post-Covid economy buffeted by inflationary cost-of-living pressures has highlighted the existential nature of the question, according to a series of influential studies into the future of employment by the Cambridge Judge Business School.
Article by: Jochen Menges Associate Professor Cambridge Judge Business School | Published: 2 June 2023
THE WORLD IS SPINNING FASTER AND THE FUTURE IS NOW. TALK OF 2030 BACK IN 2013 SEEMED SO FAR OFF, SURELY IT WOULD BE A PROBLEM FOR THE NEXT WATCH? HYBRID AND REMOTE WORKING - NOT TO MENTION A FOUR-DAY WEEK - LOOKED LIKE SCI-FI CONCEPTS, BUT THE FUTURE FANTASY TABLEAU HAS BECOME A REALITY. CLOCK WATCHERS REJOICE AS AI MOVES IN TO TAKE PEOPLE OUT OF MUNDANE TASKS, FREEING THEM UP TO HAVE MORE FULFILLED AND DIVERSE ROLES AND CAREERS. INDEED, PREDICTIONS ARE THAT MILLIONS OF “DIFFERENT JOBS” ARE BEING CREATED AND NEW SECTORS ARE EMERGING, BUT WHERE IS THE TRANSITIONARY COHESION AND FUTURE PLANNING?
Article by: NICHOLAS BRICE, CEO - SOUL CORPORATIONS® | Published: 1 June 2023
A manager needs to be able to recognise the difference between motivational pressure and disabling stress. Some times teams and individuals need something to inspire them to greater effort. Some times they need to have the pressure removed to perform at their best.
Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 1 June 2023
An adaptive digital workplace is an important part of this cycle of engagement of hybrid workers, right from the point of onboarding.
Article by: Erik Nicolai, CEO and co-founder - Workspace 365 | Published: 1 June 2023
HR teams are often described as the 'beating heart' of an organisation, helping to maintain positive employee experiences and enhance organisational culture. However, it's becoming difficult for HR departments to deliver on these core values for an increasingly dispersed workforce, as the digital divide between desked and deskless workers grows.
Article by: Sandra Moran, Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer (CMCXO) at WorkForce Software | Published: 31 May 2023
Hybrid work arrangements have evolved to be the norm in most remote-capable workplaces. Flexible work environments were once a perk, but they became a necessity during the pandemic -- and are now often viewed as an employee expectation.
Article by: by Camilla Frumar, Anna Truscott-Smith and Jessica Schatz - Gallup | Published: 31 May 2023
When a organisation is in trouble experience is the best predictor of a successful turnaround.
Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 31 May 2023
Fulfilled employees will identify strongly with the company’s purpose, connect with their colleagues in meaningful ways, feel empowered and identify good opportunities for growth and progression
Article by: David Danzig, European Director - O.C. Tanner | Published: 30 May 2023
A critical area of Mental Health Services that can be improved is to modernise communications technologies of GPs, NHS Trusts, hospitals and private clinics to streamline services, reduce unnecessary admin burden and improve the patient and clinician experience.
Article by: Jonathan Sharp, Director - Britannic Technologies | Published: 29 May 2023
A lot of employees think they know more than their managers, are more knowledgeable and more comfortable with new technology. And they maybe right but you don’t have to be the smartest person in the room to be an effective manager. You do however need to be very good at one thing…..
Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 28 May 2023