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Navigating the return to work with long COVID

Around 1.5 million people in the UK are now estimated to have had Covid symptoms for more than three months, according to the latest figures from the ZOE Covid study app. Returning to work whilst suffering from symptoms of long Covid can be hard, so these tips from Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Vanichkachorn could help to navigate the return to work more smoothly.

Article by: Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn - Mayo Clinic | Published: 6 May 2022

Job design as a fundamental skill for HR professionals

Upskilling and multiskilling decisions are often made in isolation by each function or team in a business. Over time this creates a complicated and fragmented work system. This article makes the case for a disciplined approach, where HR are the active influencer and coordinator.

Article by: Chris Furnell, Organisation Design Consultant - ON THE MARK | Published: 6 May 2022

Developing future leaders and building collaborative organisations

Good leadership can transform a business and bring a team together.  Not only that, working in an organisation that demonstrates good leadership, will help employees to develop good leadership skills themselves which they can take with them into future leadership roles.

Article by: Jon Faulkner, MD - 6bythree Digital | Published: 6 May 2022

How to spot the signs of stress and support employees

Onebright's Tanya Woolf provides further insight into how stress impacts employees and the ways in which business leaders and HRs can offer support to their workforce.

Article by: Tanya Woolf, Head of Psychological Services - Onebright | Published: 6 May 2022

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CONTRACTS, POLICIES & PROCEDURES – Watershed – – Print – Issue 210 – April 2022 | Article of the Week

HYBRID WORKING ACCELERATED FROM BLUEPRINT TO REALITY AND ALTHOUGH IT PROVED TO BE GENERALLY OF MUTUAL BENEFIT TO BOTH EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES DESIGNED FOR THE TRADITIONAL WORK SETTING, ARE NO LONGER FIT FOR PURPOSE. AS WE MOVE AHEAD, THIS COULD EXPOSE BUSINESSES TO SIGNIFICANT RISK.

Article by: NICK BENTON, EMPLOYMENT LAW EXPERT & DIRECTOR - HOWES PERCIVAL | Published: 5 May 2022

The 8 elements of effective working relationships

The teams work together and interact has undergone a monumental change, forcing all involved to reassess how to effectively interact and maintain relationships. High performing teams distinguish themselves on the quality of their working relationships. It all comes down to getting your team to work better together.

Article by: Bernard Desmidt - Leadership Coach and author | Published: 5 May 2022

How HR managers can level up and lead

When you level up the whole team’s productivity increases, as does team engagement and collaboration. Here's how to start focusing on that higher value, future focused work you didn’t have time for before.

Article by: Maree Burgess - author & coach | Published: 5 May 2022

How to manage the wellbeing of a hybrid workforce

A lot has happened in the past two years that have dramatically altered the way we define the concept of ‘work’. It is clear that hybrid working isn’t going anywhere and there has been a mixed bag of feelings about this working style. We’ve gone from feeling isolated during lockdowns, to loving avoiding the commute, to thinking about how we can use this model to its full potential.

Article by: Alex Hattingh - Employment Hero | Published: 4 May 2022

The increase in disruptive and abusive behaviour is no joke

Standup comics are reporting increased incidents of disruptive and aggressive behaviour at gigs. Something which others who deal with the public directly have been expressing concerned about for a number of years.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 4 May 2022

When organizational 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