- A case for ditching team bonding days?
Every year companies spend time and money organising off-site team building days to boost morale and team spirit, but according to engagement experts, by the time team building days come around it may be far too late to rally the troops.
- Please, don’t take a seat
A new trend is gaining speed at tech companies and no whinging of tired legs is allowed. Say good-bye to sit-down meetings – short and to the point ‘stand up’ meetings may be taking hold.
- Focus on mental health in the workplace
Stress management consultant Bridget Dougherty says there is growing evidence poor mental health incurs significant costs to both organisations and society - so what should employers be doing to improve the situation?
- What to do when Cupid strikes
While there’s no way (and perhaps no reason) to try and prevent workplace romances, office liaisons can be tricky and awkward to manage – looking at them from a decidedly unromantic perspective may be the way to go.
- The workplace of the future is here: Shorten
The sheer acceleration of workplace trends that have been at play for the last two decades, such as higher participation rates, more women in the workforce, greater flexibility, and lifelong education and training, mean in many ways the ‘workplace of the future’ is already here.
- Salary expectations a ‘pressure cooker’ in 2012
HR is the meat in the sandwich as the C-suite increases pressure to improve the quality of new recruits whilst keeping a lid on salary expenses, according to the findings of a new report.