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 – […]
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More people, it seems, are choosing multiple simultaneous careers – and now there’s a word for them. If you have one or more side-hustles you may be a ‘slashie’. And many of them are over 50s, experienced and talented. How can organisations make the most of them? Organisational design expert (and our long-standing friend) Naomi […]
Academics and careers experts join forces in new trial with professional services firms. The Career Innovation Company and the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) have successfully won a bid for UK Government Innovation ‘Business Basics’ funding. Together, we are investigating productivity in SME professional services firms through the impact of a career development intervention. How […]
Working from home is appealing to many, but the isolation can be tough for some. Gig workers can benefit from a thoughtful approach to their engagement, just as much as contracted employees. Inviting them into an open plan office might not be the answer though, due to distractions, and more counter-intuitively the lack of cooperation, […]
The results of the gender pay gap reporting confirm that there are more men at the top of organisations, which creates a disparity in average earnings of men and women. The typical timing of childbirth, between 25 and 35, has an impact; and difficult to control schedules get in the way of women stepping into […]