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
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
Is this a recruitment question leap of faith? Or a step too far? Or is it what is needed to help push the recognition of LGBT candidates as valuable employees in the workplace?Read More
“Well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello.” This is the conclusion that neuroscientist Richard Davidson at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his colleagues have come to.Read More
I love elephants, they are hardy creatures who are respected the world over, but this elephant in the room needs to be brought out more into the open and discussed fully.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
Professor Gary Cooper, the darling of the CIPD, has really triumphed here. Meditation that combats racism. Nice idea but have we confused Orwellian mind control techniques vs directing/guidelining and delivering on great behavioural standards in the workplace?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?
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
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