Should We Aim for Work-Life Balance or Work-Life Synergy?
What do you look for in a job? Until recently, one of the most common answers was ‘a good work-life balance.’ But in today’s world of mobile technology and remote working, how do we separate ‘work’ from ‘life’ – and is that even desirable anymore?
Why You Must Make Time for Deep Work
In an average week, how much time do you spend doing deep work? This is where you are engaged in high-value tasks, free from outside distractions, using the full potential of your cognitive abilities. We discuss the importance of deep work and how you can do more of it.
How to Promote Self-Care at the Office
Guest bloggers Family Living Today share tips on how you can take care of yourself while excelling in your professional life.
Employee Engagement in the Financial Sector
When it comes to quantifying success, the ultimate measurement is a business’ financial success. But what makes a business profitable? Among the more obvious drivers – clever marketing, a strong brand, innovative ideas, and competitive prices – one factor stands out: employee performance and engagement.
Rethinking the Office Environment
The traditional office space, once the bedrock of working life, has had its day. Thanks to technological advancements and changing attitudes, flexible working is now a reality for many of us, and this trend is only going one way, but does this mean the end of the communal workspace?
How Do You Know If Your Organisation is Agile?
If businesses are to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing world, they must adopt an agile mindset. But what does that mean in a practical sense, and how do you know if your business is agile or not?
The Secret To Higher Employee Engagement, Motivation And Performance: Treat Your People Like Pot-Plants
Guest-blogger Deborah Hartung asks whatever made us think that humans were simpler than plants and we could just spray everyone in an organization with the same amount of water and sunlight and they would magically grow and thrive?
Equal Pay Day: Considerations For a More Inclusive Recruitment Process
Co-founder of Yes She Can, Sophie Turner, shares her thoughts on how businesses can become more inclusive, starting by taking a look at their recruitment processes.
How Predictive Analytics is Changing the Recruitment Process
Predictive analytics is now changing the world of recruitment and is increasingly being used by firms across the globe for hiring external applicants and managing internal employee progression patterns.
A Fresh-Eye View – What We Can Learn from New Starters
The first few weeks in a new job are a critical time. This is when your employees find out what it is really like to work at your company. But beyond all the focus on onboarding and training, employers often miss out on the one-time opportunity: the chance to see what the organization looks like through a fresh pair of eyes.
Diversity – Removing Bias in the Future of Work
Why should diversity matter? In simple terms, there are two reasons. The first we are all familiar with: diversity relates to fairness, inclusion, and equality. In other words, it’s a moral issue. The second reason is perhaps less well known: diversity is good for business.
10 Signs Your Company Culture Is Turning Toxic
Has your organizational culture gone bad? If you start to notice these things, there’s a good chance the culture in your workplace is turning toxic.