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Three strategies to manage employee stress

Onebright's Head of Account Management, Sarah Carter provides further context behind specific strategies that businesses and HR managers can implement to ensure that they are providing support to their workforce when it comes to employee stress.

Article by: Sarah Carter, Head of Account Management - Onebright | Published: 4 September 2022

The power of curiosity

There are curious professionals, teams, and organizations, and then there are incurious ones. The curious ones benefit from high levels of openness and curiosity. They share a drive to action, an urge to explore the unknown, a hunger so big it overrides the desire for the coziness and conformity of their familiar world.

Article by: Stefaan van Hooydonk - Founder of the Global curiosity Institute  | Published: 3 September 2022

The five hidden signs of burnout

46% of Gen Z and 45% of Millennials say they have experienced burnout at their current job. Burnout has been a huge topic of discussion for several years now, but has seen a surge during the past two years with workers struggling to switch off through the pandemic.

Article by: Michael McCreadie, Co-founder - Myles Wellbeing | Published: 2 September 2022

Is the ‘John Lewis’ model right for your business?

It's as famous for its set-up as for its service. John Lewis - owned by its employees - is part of a growing group of Employee Ownership Trusts. This set up can help increase productivity, build a better team, and more.

Article by: Stephen Attree, managing partner - MLP Law | Published: 1 September 2022

The story of Trigger’s Broom

If you change the vision, strategy ,tactics,structure, leader, chief executive and senior management team at what point is it no longer the same organisation? Or Is it like Trigger’s claim in Only Fools and Horses still the same old broom?

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 1 September 2022

FLEXIBILITY, AUTONOMY AND AUTHORITY – PLAYING CAT & MOUSE – Print – Issue 214 – AUGUST 2022 | Article of the Week

The current relationship between manager and employee can sometimes seem like a conflict between two cartoon-like adversaries. On one side, you have the bullish leader saying - some would say rather forlornly - that people should return to the office or they can pack their bags and go. Whilst on the other side, there is the slippery remote worker, expecting all of the autonomy in the world and are confidently bolstered by the myriad of opportunity elsewhere.

Article by: DR GILL OWENS , HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND HR) - TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL | Published: 31 August 2022

The rise of micro-learning to tackle ongoing skills shortages

As employers continue to face unprecedented skills shortages, Rob Bright, CEO and Founder of Cloud Assess, explains how incorporating ‘micro-learning’ strategies into training programmes can help engage, upskill, and retain talent in vocational roles.

Article by: Rob Bright, CEO and Founder - Cloud Assess, | Published: 31 August 2022

Grand designs on amazing organisations

Knocking down ivory towers and breaching silos is all part of the Grand Design.

Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 31 August 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: 30 August 2022

Who blinks first? The battle to get staff back in the office full-time?

Candidates are often not inclined to entertain full time office returns, put off by soaring fuel and unreliable public transport while safe in the knowledge that they hold the cards in the current candidate-driven market.

Article by: Betsy Williamson - Core Asset Consulting | Published: 30 August 2022