In the short-term, blockchain’s strategic business value is mainly in cost reduction in record keeping and transactions. HR is starting on this journey too. The easiest place to start is single-use applications, which minimize risk because they aren’t new and involve little coordination with third parties. Financial services companies are finding that the private blockchain […]
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Family relationships and arguments are a bigger concern for employees seeking emotional counselling than mental health issues. That can be compounded when the employee is also a working carer, trying to juggle career with caring. The UK government has published an action plan setting out how employers can support employees who are working carers. The […]
Has the focus shifted from front line leader training? In his guest blog, David North explores the risks of providing insufficient support during this critical career transition. Two weeks ago I led a half day development workshop for supervisors at a local business. As I was leaving the premises two of the delegates from the […]
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 […]
It’s that time of year when we’re bombarded with messages about ‘Creating the New You’; join a gym, lose weight, or make a career change. The reality is that many of us are entrenched in deep patterns of behaviour that have become the norm, so it can be hard to make a real change. We […]