Are America and Europe returning to the office in the same way?

Wayne Turmel | 18 Apr 2024

It has been four years since Covid caused a seismic change in how and where people work. But are North America and Europe handling this trend in the same way? The evidence says not.

The importance of age-inclusivity in hospitality

Penny Brown

Amid the ongoing labour shortage in the UK's hospitality industry, one positive sign is that the sector is attracting a growing number of over-50s workers, who now make up over a third of its workforce.

Global trends to watch in 2024

David Livermore

Building a more culturally intelligent world requires keeping an eye on whatís going on globally. So I canít help but wonder what 2024 might hold for us and what trends we should be anticipating and watching.

Can AI be trusted as an impartial recruitment partner?

Dan Adeline

The introduction of AI into the recruitment process has the potential to upset the balance between process and people, undermining diversity and fairness.

Why emotional intelligence is not enough

David Livermore

Emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence are like fraternal twins. Theyíre not the same person, but they share the same DNA and the family resemblance is unmistakable.

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How to deliver effective diversity training

David Livermore

There is plenty of valid criticism about diversity training. But an approach that addresses ďwhatís in it for youĒ and confronts real-world challenges goes a long way towards delivering effective learning opportunities.

Enhancing engagement when flexible working isn't an option

Karen Jackson

There are many jobs where flexible working simply isnít an option. So what alternative benefits can employers offer that will enhance employee well-being and engagement?

Effective performance management can help reduce quiet quitting

Laura Moncrieffe

If organisations want to overcome 'quiet quitting', they need proactive, engaged leaders who are tapped in to the emotional, psychological, and financial needs of their employees.

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The Connected Manager

What to do when youíre just not feeling it?

18 Mar 2024

Working remotely can be great, but it can also be isolating, especially on those days when youíre lacking motivation or just canít seem to get to grips with what needs to be done.

What to do if hybrid isnít working

27 Feb 2024

How are teamís hybrid working arrangements working out? Are they better or worse than you expected?

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Leadership talent for decision-making

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A conversation with Aaron Mitchell Finegold, Chief Marketing Officer of global executive search firm, Kingsley Gate.

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Wake up to the omniployment era

New research from Henley Business School explores the different and diverse groups in today's workplace and the elements that attract or dissuade them from applying to a job.

Financial worries fuel rise in mental heath issues

On World Mental Health Day, here are some simple initiatives to help support mental wellness in the workplace.

Employers respond to staff demands for more benefits and flexibility

Despite pressure on budgets, the majority of UK employers are responding to staff demands for an expansion of benefits and flexible working.

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