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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.
10/17/2018

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.
10/15/2018

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.
10/8/2018

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.
9/24/2018

PEOPLE FIRST NAMED ‘COMPANY OF THE YEAR’

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.
9/7/2018

Is it Time to Embrace Remote Working?

For many of us, the typical weekday morning can be a stressful affair. We wake up bleary-eyed, wolf down some breakfast, then battle through rush-hour traffic to reach a rather stuffy building — the office, where the work gets done.
9/3/2018

Flow – How Does It Work in Practice?

Have you ever felt so engaged in your work that you lost track of time, totally oblivious to outside distractions? This state of hyper-engagement is known as flow, and helping employees achieve it is key to our work at People First.
8/28/2018

The Gig Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future

Depending on who you are listening to, the gig economy is either the best or the worst thing to happen to the world of work. So which one is it?
8/20/2018

Social Learning: How to Create a Culture of Learning

Formal learning is not enough. Organisations need to encourage a culture where self-directed learning is embraced. Read on to find out why.
8/13/2018

How Chatbots Are Transforming the World of Work

Chatbots are harnessing the power of AI to bring us real-world benefits today. Read on to find out how these handy little helpers are transforming the world of work.
8/8/2018

The Key to Finding Meaning at Work

What do you look for in a job? The usual replies include flexible working, generous benefits, great people, career progression and, of course, a decent salary. But what about meaning?
7/30/2018

Want to Feel Ecstasy at Work? Get into the Flow!

We’ve all at some point experienced being “in the zone” – it’s that time when you are completely focused on whatever it is you’re doing and nothing else seems to matter.
7/2/2018