Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:12
This summer, consultancy firm Accenture joined Netflix, Microsoft, Adobe and Deloitte in ditching annual performance reviews. Does this spell the end for this cornerstone of traditional performance management?... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:10
New research commissioned by MetLife Employee Benefits has found that 73% of employees will experience stress upon returning to the workplace after a break. Given that nearly 10 million working days a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:59
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:55
According to a new study, showing up for work when ill causes a greater drop in office productivity than staying at home tucked up under the duvet.
"The fact is that when people are sick and still turn... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:31
In CIPD's latest absence management survey they report a rise in mental health problems among employees. Two-fifths of the employers surveyed reported rises in both stress-related absences and mental health... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:33
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:01
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he will take two months' paternity leave upon the arrival of his daughter this month. Could his decision influence other dads to follow his lead –... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:34
Technology continues to revolutionise the way we live our lives.
But while consumers are happy to rely on wearables, smartphones and cloud-based apps – all of which collect personal data – to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:37
Long-term sickness absence represents more than just misery for an employee. Unexpected absences can disrupt projects, create backlogs of work and compound the pressure on other staff.
It's hardly surprising... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:40
So you've researched the market, decided on the provider for your compliance eLearning and put your employees through the courses. Job done, right?
Well, not exactly. Getting your staff trained initially... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:42
A recent BBC News article on the VW emission scandal suggests that diversity could be one antidote to toxic corporate cultures.
The article quotes Stephen Carver, lecturer at Cranfield School of Management,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:43
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:44
New research from PolicyBee has found that an increasing number of students are considering freelancing and contracting as potential career options when they leave university. So what does this mean for... Read More »