Recent data suggests we are losing 70 million days a year to mental health associated well being issues. That costs the economy something like £100 billion. Not small change. So what are we doing about it?Read More
What would you do in this situation?
A great knowledge of the business and what it's customers are looking for is an admirable attribute to have as an experienced and well respsected HR function that has a great relationship with the a business and it's key decision makers.
Helping it break a fistful of moral ethics is probably considered just one major step too far. Especially to save a few buck on a fine. Will you be ever trusted again?Read More
As the time is to step forward and lead the way on Brexit approaches, what skills and techniques make for a top negotiator and influencer? Many things are at stake here...reputations, careers and political livelihoods, but would you want the job? Of course it's an opportunity to flag fly your influencing and negotiation skills but could you handle it ...
So here we put forward some hot tips on how to get the best deal (in any situation)....Read More
If relationships are key to the success of any organisation, do unhealthy relationships therefore block creativity, productivity and ultimately organisational performance?Read More
Is it all about the heart strings?
In this great video by Stephen Spielberg he talks about your inspiration being a whisper. The inspiration for what you love to do in life and it got me thinking, is Engagement really an emotional trigger that comes from what you love to do, people you enjoy being with, heading towards a great purpose, in an supportive and development and creative environment where the boundaries and goals are clear and you know where you stand?Read More
Have you ever thought your wasting your time? Many of us have, when we've hit our heads repeatedly against some seemingly impenetrable brick wall.
Despite desperate attempts and a great intention...we sometimes don't see where the most valuable projects lay. We get fascinated with HR initiatives because of the challenge or our experience. However these change and it's keeping up with solving organisational problems and dealing with the external challenge of people floating into that causes us all these headaches.Read More
Customer service is EVERYWHERE, maximum choice on EVERYTHING is the norm, targeted advertising in the blink of an eye...convenience and accessibility are the watchwords, so does this mean we have truly entered the PERSONALISATION ERA?Read More
Don't know where to start? Is your Business Strategy not on track? Not sure how to get there?Read More
Smart leadership can seem daunting to many, especially in the field of HR and L&D because everyone sees what you do. You're under the microscope, constantly.
Here is our info-graphic on how to keep focused and how to develop those skills through 4 typical ways to learn (key learning styles).Read More
Strategic thinking is a key attribute of HR or L&D practitioners throughout the world, but are you truly informed in all the areas you should have a deep knowledge of?Read More
In this article and there have been a number as the Penna report came out, it's coming to light people don't really understand this piece of terminology and also don't know how to assess future potential (79% of 1000 respondents).
Personally I think the word is misleading. It's a piece of consultancy junk that has been adopted to make it sound glamorous and in that application it's only confused everyone with the generic label.Read More
In a recent YouGov and CIPD survey 48% of staff said they hadn't talked to their HR department in the last year.Read More
Projects are the engine of change in most organisations and therefore are significant in the potential for damaging or growing organisational performance.Read More
We often take the self critical route and think we aren't doing enough or the right things but then someone comes along and reminds us, we can do some great things.Read More
Is an over driven culture burning out our staff?Read More
The McDonalds 3 strategies for attracting and retaining different aged workers
As research suggests the younger talent pool is shrinking, a huge opportunity exists at the other end of the age scale to pull in new workers. Is that viable and will they stay?Read More
Have we become so addicted to the our work, encouraged by the need of a big house with mortgage and fancy gadgets? That life is more about ego than happiness and our families?Read More
These are what Yves Morieux states are the Holy Grail of efficiency, However he cites many problems and over complication which is blocking CO-OPERATION which he claims is the biggest barrier in improving productivity.Read More