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Why is culture so important to job satisfaction?

According to recent research by Glassdoor, 57% of UK employees regard company culture as a bigger contributor towards job satisfaction than their salary. What does that mean? The notion of company culture is somewhat nebulous. A search on ‘what does it mean to favour...

Make your vision and values about people explicit

    So often, I find businesses create their vision and value statements and leadership competency frameworks without reference to their people. The latest example I came across was a local authority that proudly showed off its work on drawing up six...

Digital leadership for the digital age

Several of our articles this week look at the challenges of digital transformation and the leadership skills these require. What comes over loud and clear is how crucial it is for leaders to support their people in constantly up-skilling to keep up with the adoption...

A career conversation

  Over the last few weeks I have been writing about career conversations and how valued they are. What happens however if the employee has no interest in developing?A colleague has just that problem. He is new in both role and to the company. His goals are to...

Make continuous learning part of your culture

  Following on my previous comments on the huge value of career development processes, here are some tips on how to facilitate career planning in your organization and make continuous learning part of the culture of the organization.   - Learning must...