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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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 […]
Standing out culturally or structurally (but not both) will get you ahead of the pack. Useful data for new joiners. Organisations tend to support external hires when they join; at its best, that includes helping them to figure out how to fit in and how to stand out; but employees moving internally are often left […]
We pay a lot of attention to employee engagement while they are with us. But the (potential) employee experience starts before a person applies for a role, and doesn’t end when they become an alumnus. We can make the start and end of a person’s time with our organisation more employee-friendly by offering more flexibility […]
It turns out that machines are better than humans at hiring employees. We aren’t far away from replacing managers with algorithms that do the administrative side of their job. What will the “uberisation” of management look like? And how can we keep the best parts of humanity, such as empathy in the workplace when we […]