Organisations are increasingly using fitness trackers to support their wellness campaigns. They’ve recognised how health impacts productivity. But with the upcoming changes to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), organisations need to have a good reason for keeping personal data such as heart rate. Google glasses can record every meeting we’re in, but this could […]
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What do organisations and employees have to gain from great workplace conversations? In this guest blog David North identifies the benefits – and the barriers – and sets out six ways we can strengthen conversations at work. A deep connection I love listening to the radio. Whether it’s Desert Island Discs, a Mark Kermode film […]
Hiring is difficult, given unconscious bias. But the biggest hindrance to good choices is: we hire people we believe will make us look good. There are two innovations that may help: Hiring teams. One Silicon Valley company is experi-menting with accepting job applications from small teams, hiring all or none of the team. The team […]
In this blog, Jonathan Winter – CEO at The Career Innovation Company – shares advice for managers and says career conversations should be seen as an opportunity not a threat. If you’re a manager, your team may look to you for help planning their career. That can be an intimidating prospect. What is your role? […]
I first came across the idea of ‘female wage labour’ when studying in the 80’s; it challenged me for the first time to recognise the economic value associated with the unpaid work women do as home makers and carers. A lot has changed since then, and I have helped many women with their careers as […]