Industry Insights & News
Alarm bells ring loudly for me when I put together three findings from CIPD’s recently published Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey 2020. These findings show that skills shortages exist in spite of surplus applicants overall.
CIPD’s Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey Report 2020 confirms what many of us expected at this time: businesses have reduced recruitment activity, applicant numbers have increased significantly, but skills shortages persist.
Not long ago, in the assessment and development field commentators coined the IQ, EQ, LQ formula to express leadership competencies. The formula signified that leaders needed an intelligence quotient to find new ways of solving old problems,
The Value of Talent was the name of my book on talent management published in 2010. The theme was that the demands of a changed world were driving the evolution of Talent Management.
I have been quite shocked to hear of the growing use of surveillance software to check up on people who are working from home to be sure they are working.
In the first wave of the pandemic and of home working, there was something of a novelty, along with lots of sunshine.
A recent survey by law firm CMS showed that only 23% of businesses in UK, Europe and Asia think that their staff have been more productive or motivated while they have been working from home. This matches pre-COVID surveys that showed mixed results for the effects of remote working.
September remains deeply engrained as a time of new beginnings. This is especially so this year for us, as we commence our exciting new collaboration with EduGrowth.
Last week, I discussed the challenges of remote working that emerged from our survey and webinars. Now I want to share with you the points that emerged around what worked well in lockdown.
Explore the relationship between ‘resilience and wellbeing’ and how this might impact the organization’s employee engagement agenda.
Deciding to keep going with a planned, but not yet begun, 360-degree feedback exercise took courage and clear thinking on the part of the senior management team of Wandle Housing Association.
Surveys provide important data for making sense of where we are and where we need to be with our HR strategies.
Over this period of lockdown, we have received many requests for help from people keen to tap into our experience of virtual working.
During this lockdown period, people have not only learned how to mute themselves on Zoom, or chair a virtual meeting.
What are the ins and outs of the job? Who will I work with, what are their strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes? What are the customs and traditions and the stories and the myths that are particular to this company and this group?
A study of 1,153 employees who work remotely at times, revealed that many report poor workplace relationships and find it challenging working with and through others.
We have periods ahead when we will be required to make big changes to how we live and work. Emphasising development is a clear win-win.
Compassionate leaders seek to create a culture where helping to alleviate hardship is the norm. This isn’t about just having a sense of sympathy; it’s about having a sustained and practical determination to do what we can to help people…