Supporting Employees Through the Holly, Jolly Hol(low) Days

No matter where in the world you find yourself, the last quarter of the year is particularly challenging, for many different reasons. Deborah Hartung shares 4 ways in which you can support your employees this holiday season.

Top Five Tips for Improving Self-Care

Guest blog from Value through Vulnerability podcast host Garry Turner, sharing his recommendations for improving personal self-care.

The Kind Heart's Guide to Boundaries and Bad-Assery

Guest-blogger Deborah Hartung explains how it is possible to be a kind bad-ass.

Trick or Treat: What Skeletons Are Hiding in Your Company Culture Closet?

Its Halloween season, and kids everywhere are excited about their costumes and all the candy they’re going to be feasting on after trick or treating. Scary stories are being told, and cobwebs and spiders are decorating public spaces. What horror stories are being told — or worse even, lived — in your company right now? And what cobwebs do you need to clear in order to see the four skeletons in the closet killing your culture and fuelling high staff turnover?

The Lifelong Benefits of Mentoring

Mentoring is a powerful way to nurture and develop talent in the workplace. It enriches the lives of those involved and provides mentees with the self-confidence and guidance they need to make the best of their careers. But what about those formative years before work, when the habits and attitudes we learn can shape the people we become?

The Benefits of Mentoring in the Workplace

A successful career involves constant self-improvement and development. Along the way, it’s easy to feel lost, unsure, or out of your depth. This is why mentoring is so important in the workplace.

How to Thrive in a Jobless Future

For many of us, work isn’t just something we do to make money, it’s something that contributes to our identity and sense of self. So how will we thrive in a jobless future? Renowned futurist and author Jacob Morgan offers some tips.

Transforming Work: Start with Banishing These BS Badges of Honour

Technology alone cannot transform work or improve the human experience in the workplace. We need to change the unhealthy behaviours and beliefs that have created this monster of our own making. A great place to start is by banishing some of the ridiculous badges of honour we have allowed to be worn so proudly in the workplace.

What Motivates You?

What makes you get out of bed in the morning? Whether it’s all about the money or something less tangible, we’re all motivated by something. We caught up with Andy Davies, Head of Professional Service Enablement at People First, to dig a little deeper into what drives us in the workplace.

Mental Health: How to Break the Workplace Stigma

With mental health now a key issue in the workplace, how do we shift attitudes and create a workplace where people can discuss issues openly, without fear of judgement or discrimination? Read on to find out.

The Advantages of Age Diversity in the Workplace

As National Inclusion Week kicks off in the UK, we discuss why it's important for companies to employ people at all ages and stages of their careers.


We’re delighted to announce that People First has been named ‘Company of the Year’ as part of Insights Success’ 10 Most Promising Human Capital Management Solution Providers 2018.