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Women returners – a missed opportunity?

In the UK, members of parliament are calling for more support to help women returners – women re-entering the workplace. Given women’s wealth of experience, companies are missing an opportunity to snap up some talented people. Increasing maternal employment by 5% could generate around £750 million in increased tax revenue and decreased benefit spending for the country. […]

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Habits built around social power

Even at age three, children can figure out where social power lies. So given this early exposure, why is it so hard to be a good boss later in life? It seems that we recognise what it takes to be a good manager, but it’s quite another thing to put that into practice when we […]

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Food glorious food

Dentists criticize the frequency of cakes and other sugary snacks in the workplace. Providing sweet treats is impacting health. This is not helped by our inability to get the relation between pleasure and (food) size right, so we eat bigger portions than we need. Some companies are offering free food as an incentive, but without […]

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Migratory talent

Migration impacts the war for talent, as developed countries attempt to fill skill shortages and developing countries fight to retain their talent; migration can generate significant economic benefits: migrants make up just 3.4 percent of the world’s population, but they contribute nearly 10 percent of global GDP. Immigrants are twice as likely to become entrepreneurs […]

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The digital imperative

Your employees are six times more likely to stay if you give them digital skill development opportunities. That might include machine learning that supports managers to grow their people. Paradoxically, for reasons of health and wellbeing, employees in France are now being given the “right to disconnect”. Technology supports us to learn and grow and […]

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