Here’s a constant refrain: What do talented millennials want from their work? As it turns out, they’re not a lot different from the rest of us. Most people want: A good boss The chance to grow A sense of purpose If it’s your job to be the ‘good boss’ don’t worry, it doesn’t have to […]
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It turns out this is a dangerous question to ask. It touches a nerve on welfare policy and health policy (e.g. social prescribing), and in the US on Medicaid. I can understand the critics of poor logic. There’s plenty of evidence linking unemployment, bad health and a miserable life. But it’s the poverty and social […]
Laura Walker, mid-life specialist, challenges organisations to recognise and support their largest untapped pool of talent. Stories of mid-lifers retiring early or coasting into retirement from 45 are long gone. Most us will have 15, 20, or 25 years of working left. Globally, populations are aging faster than ever and people are working longer – […]
Does life happen to us or are we possibly drivers of our own future? Nathan Iverson, PhD argues first for a mindset of human agency and second outlines practical steps for building agency for career growth and job satisfaction in ourselves and others. The vast majority of our day-to-day decisions are made automatically (Kahneman, […]
Employees need to learn new skills – and fast. Shockingly only 21% of staff feel very well equipped to do their job well, according to a recent UK survey. Published by City & Guilds, the research pins the blame on poor learning design. Of course it makes sense to create training courses that are as […]