If you look at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ productivity statistics, you can immediately see the impact. In the last five years, labor productivity in the nonfarm business sector grew by just 0.5 percent annually, compared to two percent to three percent in the decade before the 2008 recession.
Published: 9 August 2019
However, for the most part, it is just an intention to legislate, with no detail or timetable for implementing the majority of the recommendations and so for businesses trying to prepare for any changes, this is not giving them any degree of certainty.
Published: 1 February 2019
One of the biggest challenges marketers face today is customer acquisition and retention. The key to both acquiring new customers and retaining current customers is possessing the critical data that can help you, one, communicate effectively with the highest qualified contact possible and, two, further identify the needs of your current customers to foster long-term loyalty.
Published: 12 May 2018
Finding the right people with the right skills and competencies to develop and work alongside AI technology is going to create additional recruitment challenges for the sector.
Published: 19 October 2017
There is a desperate need for large scale and worldwide ocean conservation work to be carried out and these problems cannot be solved by a handful of charities whose limited capacity and strict rules dictate what they can and can’t do with the donated funds. Article by Article by Tom Birbeck, Co-founder - ARC Marine
Published: 12 September 2017
Surprises happen in business, and board level talent loss surprises have the biggest impact on organisational success. There are plenty of examples of abrupt C-Suite firings and resignations, such as the Global Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi in 2016 who made controversial comments in an interview, or Deutsche Bahn’s CEO who resigned unexpectedly earlier this year. Rachel Matthews - Bray Leino Learning.
Published: 21 May 2017
From the busy morning commute on the Tube to the line out the door of the city’s coffee shop, there is evidence of London’s bustling professional population everywhere. But many office spaces in the city are no longer satisfied with the traditional working model of heading to a grey office and drudging away all day; companies want lively workspaces with the latest technology and a fun, creative environment. Case study from The Brew.
Published: 23 April 2017
Businesses must prepare for a world of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data. Artificial Intelligence is already starting to fuel a surge in productivity. In the next few years, AI will drive business an job growth for those who take the right steps today. From Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig, and Ben Pring, authors of “What To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots and Big Data. (Wiley, 2017).
Published: 5 April 2017
Do free cupcakes affect the growth of your business? Love comes from the heart, but passes through the stomach. So does the performance of employees in the 21st century*. Perks, benefits, and a new approach of the employer-employee relationship carves the future of employment today. Free cupcakes included.
Published: 9 March 2017
A workplace where people and robots collaborate, employees’ personal brands are bigger than their employers’ and the office is a destination for wellness. From David Bailey, CEO Corporate Services, Sodexo UK & Ireland.
Published: 20 February 2017