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Top 5 trends for the smart workspace of tomorrow

  5 MINUTE READ   In the smart workspace of tomorrow, everything is connected and personalised.   The shift towards the smart workspace is happening for several reasons – to increase productivity, ensure greater energy efficiency, empower staff with better information, and accommodate an evolution in workstyles.   Much ofRead full article

Why diversity matters to the bottom line

  7 MINUTE READ   Albert Einstein said:   “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.”   In many ways, this quote sums up why diversity matters. Today, due the the increasing pace of change, newRead full article

Understanding industry 4.0 – Q&A with Dr. Karsten Königstein

  5 MINUTE READ   The digitisation of manufacturing is transforming the way we produce products. This shift has so much potential it is now commonly dubbed “Industry 4.0” – representing the fourth revolution in manufacturing.     From the first industrial revolution (mechanisation through steam power) to the massRead full article

5 tips for considerately managing employee departures

  6 MINUTE READ   Employee departures hold a great deal of influence when it comes to shaping a company’s reputation, which is key to its future growth and success. As celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain once said:   “If you have a good experience in a restaurant, you tell 2Read full article

Ownership and the key drivers of engagement

  6 MINUTE READ   Finding genuine drivers of engagement is a common challenge for business leaders. In fact, Deloitte found 87% of them cite culture and engagement as one of their top concerns.   In response, many scramble around looking for quick fixes. They clamp down on micromanagement, offerRead full article

The differences between rewards and recognition

  5 MINUTE READ   Should I reward or recognise? What’s the difference anyway?   Rewards and recognition are words that are often used interchangeably. But they don’t mean the same thing. As a result, it creates some confusion. In order to understand them both and use them more effectively, weRead full article

11 employee recognition ideas that won’t break the bank

  5 MINUTE READ   Employee recognition is a key aspect of maintaining an engaged workforce. Studies have repeatedly shown that feeling appreciated at work is a leading driver of employee engagement. This should hardly be a surprise. Nobody wants to feel as though their efforts are taken for granted.Read full article

Understanding the psychology of employee motivation

  7 MINUTE READ   What makes people care about their work?   Money is what gets workers in the door, but it doesn’t make them go the extra mile. Indeed, many managers and CEOs get frustrated when they pump thousands of pounds into employee reward systems and don’t seeRead full article

Bringing AI and HR together – Q&A with Ira Wolfe

  6 MINUTE READ   In 2004, Professor Frank Levy from MIT and Professor Richard Murnane from Harvard published a detailed study of the job market, listing those professions most likely to undergo automation.   Truck driving was given as an example of a job that could not possibly beRead full article