This working life: How to make your company a place where people want to stay
People don’t leave jobs; they leave cultures and managers. If leaders are not listening, supporting and developing staff and addressing conflict, then people will leave in their droves
The “great resignation” has been coined as a term to highlight the significant challenges facing organisations presented by the new expectations from the workplace, and what hybrid working might look like.
Pre-pandemic, statistics from recruitment companies often showed that there would be a surge of people looking for other job opportunities on Christmas day, the festive season being a particularly reflective time.
The pandemic turned out to be a similarly reflective time. People...
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This working life: ‘To achieve anything, you must choose a challenge and step out of your comfort zone’
Giving people the opportunity to master a task or challenge and empowering them to make decisions emphasises independence, adaptability and trust
This working life: Schools must do better to ensure Stem leaves no girl behind
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This working life: Sleep is not a luxury, it is a necessity for good business
Sleep needs to be made a priority and treated with the same importance as nutrition and fitness when it comes to our health
This Working Life: ‘People are the most important part of my working life: the clients, the front line workers, the public and the public servants’
While specialisation can be invaluable, it’s important to collaborate and share knowledge, according to Wayne Stanley of Simon Communities of Ireland