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HR-as-coach: unlearning to be a more masterful coach

Unlearning. Yes, your eyes do not deceive you: this article is not about learning to be a great coach, but unlearning to be a great coach. You might wonder what you need to unlearn to be a better coach. Or maybe you remember your coach training and all of the unlearning of old mindsets you needed to do there, before you could replace those mindsets with new ones.

Article by: Clare Norman - Coaching Federation | Published: 12 September 2022

Reconnect, recharge and reenergize in the great outdoors

At a time when the “Great Resignation” continues to make headlines and impact business’s recruitment drive, creating a workplace where employees can thrive is a key strategy for employee retention, satisfaction, and productivity.

Article by: Julia Green, Forest Meeting Expert - Center Parcs | Published: 12 September 2022

‘Quiet quitting’ isn’t about laziness, it’s about meaning

If you have a Wi-Fi connection and a social media account, chances are you've seen someone speaking about "quiet quitting." “You’re not outright quitting your job, but you’re quitting the idea of going above and beyond,” says Zaid Khan in his now-viral TikTok video that seemingly set this discourse in motion. “You’re still performing your duties, but you’re no longer subscribing to the hustle-culture mentality that work has to be your life. The reality is it’s not, and your worth as a person is not defined by your labor.”

Article by: Kokoro Robinson, Vice President Talent Acquisition - Velocity Global | Published: 12 September 2022

Re-modeling the manager role for the hybrid era

When you think of a manager, you consider an individual who is responsible for overseeing internal work processes, execution of projects, and consequent reporting on the outcomes whilst ensuring their team feels taken care of. Following a period of instability, organisations around the world have been forced to adapt and remain flexible to keep up with the demands of societal circumstances. This demand for transformation is no different for managers. As their employees are demanding more freedom to choose where and when they work, managers will need to focus on eliminating three key barriers to employee autonomy in order to adapt their role for the hybrid era: social pressures, health concerns, and unequal access to tech. If they effectively address these concerns, the hybrid working model will begin to self-pilot.

Article by: Holger Reisinger, SVP - Jabra | Published: 11 September 2022

Make way for “Generation C”… as, in control

Are generation Z expectations unrealistic? How might progressive employers attract and retain them? What do young people want from an employer?

Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 11 September 2022

What employers can do to combat ‘quiet quitting’

Employment Hero's Head of Services, speaks on the 'Quiet Quitting' craze impacting thousands of UK SMEs and businesses, with further insight for HRs and business leaders on how best to go about workplace engagement.

Article by: Charlotte Boffey, UK Head of Service - Employment Hero | Published: 10 September 2022

What does a seamless hybrid company culture look like?

Company culture is constantly evolving to reflect the people who make up the organisation at any given time, and so cannot be effectively mandated from the top down. Companies would therefore benefit from considering how they can build a hybrid company culture that all employees can enjoy, whether remote or in-office. 

Article by: By Adam Clarke, VP UK & Ireland - CoachHub | Published: 10 September 2022

Team leaders are the future – team coaching is the way forward

With individual coaching becoming commonplace in business, many organisations are starting to realise the value of investing in team coaching. Not only does this type of coaching benefit individuals it can also raise the performance of the team and ultimately the business.

Article by: Dr Uwe Napiersky - Aston University | Published: 9 September 2022

What role do HR teams have in supporting agility in business?

Despite the rhetoric, most organisations assume the humans within them are treated like automatons. As long as this continues, we won’t see the burst of creativity, teamwork and experimentation required to grow businesses in the future. 

Article by: Emily Dent, Partner - &us | Published: 9 September 2022

Think one-off Corporate Compliance Training is enough?

We need to stop designing one-off corporate compliance learning and change the way learners consume this content. Spaced learning where shorter units are completed over time, is a more effective way to promote long term knowledge retention. Angela Ross is co-founder at sub-10, a company designing learning differently.

Article by: Angela Ross - Co-founder at sub-10 | Published: 9 September 2022