This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.Read More
The diversity dilemma debate continues...
How do we increase the % of women and decrease the % of men in boardroom positions and everywhere else it seems, but is it right there should be male and female dominated professions?
Is our typical thinking towards motivation outdated? Can we move on from Hertzberg?Read More
Are our training efforts sinking like a ship? Have we lost the passion for training because we failing to create real change?Read More
The benefits of engaged work are obvious. We feel better when the work we do capitalises on our strengths simply put, time disappears and age becomes a unknown concept. It makes us feel fulfilled. Unless of course, pressure kills that feeling.Read More
Diversity barriers are limiting growth in the creative industries...
You would think even in the creative industries, t.v. media, etc there would be adequate diversity of ethnicity but it seems not.
In this article, we see some disturbing trends in the lack of representation of a variety of diverse groups and a decrease in female representation.Read More
Is an over driven culture burning out our staff?Read More
Are their lessons in the circular economy model and it's principles for HR/L&D and a better people development strategy?Read More
If we are going to engage investors in Human Capital Reporting, perhaps we should look at our Human Capital not just in reporting terms but in terms of RISK ANALYSIS, in understanding the profile of who we have and how we invest to money to retain, develop, unlock their capability and potential.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
Virtual Reality in Learning - only for gamers? Think again...
Virtual Reality (VR) systems are now helping all sorts of training environments take learning into a new era.Read More
This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?
Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?Read More
This great infographic (published in Mind Unleashed) on language use gives us an interesting insight into how the world is evolving.
Things never stand still though. However, we often think we would like it to because:Read More
Author Kevin Dutton, a research psychologist at the University of Oxford, has studied the psychopathic brain extensively and has compiled a list of the jobs most likely to attract and foster the psychopathic personality.Read More
These shocking results in a survey from the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) highlights 2 things:Read More
Is clarifying our definition of TALENT one of the keys to re-engineering our strategy? Or getting better focus? Do we need to engage with the business better to get the meaning across (especially as true business partner)?Read More
'I was bewildered to read recent research from Korn Ferry highlighting that a staggering 47% of companies are not offering leadership programmes to members of the HR function, with a similar number reporting that HR professionals are not considered for high potential programmes.Read More