HomeHRD Connect5 things we learned this week – June 12th 2020

5 things we learned this week - June 12th 2020

  • 2 Min Read

Every week, we give you 5 key takeaways from our insights and thought leadership on HRD Connect. This week: Jill Christensen’s take on how HR can return stronger and Janine Dennis’ explanation of how to foster a more mindful workforce.

Featured Image

1. Can HR go ‘back to better’?

The post-pandemic dialogue is now in full swing. For businesses, this begs the question: how can we return to the workplace and pick up where we left off? However, for HRD Thought Leader Jill Christensen, coronavirus may have instigated a turning of the tide for HR, and an opportunity to occupy a bigger seat at the table than ever before.

Read more.

2. Minfulness could be the key to a happier and more productive workforce

HRD Thought Leader Janine Dennis touched on the subject of employee mental health earlier this week, supposing that “mindfulness and presence is the game-changing foundation that many are still yet to appreciate”. Check out the full article to find out why and how.

Read more.

3. Shared values could be the guiding light for your organisation

When businesses are forced apart, shared values can be a binding force and a powerful accelerate through challenging times. HRD Thought Leader Debra Corey examined this topic in her article earlier this week, demonstrating the importance of company values and how leaders can amplify them.

Read more.

4. Communication: how to keep the momentum

Communication has been a focal point for organisations in the transition to WFH. As we prepare to transition back to the workplace, leaders must ensure that this remains healthy and consistent. Kara Ronin, Founder, Executive Impressions, explains how in her article for HRD Connect.

Read more.

5. Wellbeing & the return to work

Naturally, health and wellbeing has dominated the business dialogue during the pandemic. But as business as usual recommences, this should remain a key concern for leaders. Becky Thoseby, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Ministry of Justice UK, examines this in greater depth, explaining how organisations can plan the return to work with employee wellbeing in mind.

Read more.

Subscribe to HRD Connect for daily updates on the future of work, including thought leadership, video interviews, the HRD Live Podcast and more.

Subscribe to get your daily business insights

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles

5 things that mattered last week: Prime time for HR tech, the wellbeing agenda in 2020, and more

HR technology: is now the time to invest? The implementation of technology in business has increased rapidly over the years, but with the disruption...

  • HRD Connect
  • Sep 14, 2020

5 things that mattered this week: Netflix and LinkedIn on engaging staff, BrewDog on carbon negativity, and more

Netflix and LinkedIn on 'meaningful content' With the corporate world still in disarray and many senior leaders not knowing which way to turn,...

  • HRD Connect
  • Sep 4, 2020

5 things that mattered this week: Sony Music, Terence Mauri on culture, and more

Sony Music Entertainment: 'It’s about being courageous' From talent strategies to culture initiatives to health and wellbeing, every core area...

  • HRD Connect
  • Aug 28, 2020

5 things that mattered this week: Creating communities, the post-2020 talent space, and more

Connections and communities are crucial The impact of COVID-19 is bound to ripple through organizations and have a negative impact on culture....

  • HRD Connect
  • Aug 17, 2020

5 things that mattered this week: Sony Music, leadership development in 2020, and more

Sony Music: Nurture = talent growth In a world fraught with uncertainty, a one-size-fits-all approach to talent is simply not an option;...

  • HRD Connect
  • Aug 3, 2020

5 things that mattered this week: AI in talent management, CSR, and more

1. Breaking new ground in the talent space Sourcing, hiring, retaining and motivating top employees is a well-known challenge for HR leaders. But as...

  • HRD Connect
  • Jul 24, 2020

5 things we learned last week - Ericsson, Matthew Syed and more

1. A new era for learning & development In an era where many company initiatives are at risk of falling by the wayside, it's increasingly...

  • HRD Connect
  • Jul 20, 2020

5 things we learned this week - July 10th 2020

1. WeAreNetflix: How the streaming giant develops a rich company culture Operating in a crowded marketplace, Netflix would quickly fall short if it...

  • HRD Connect
  • Jul 10, 2020


HRD Roundtable: Combating 'Quiet Quitting'…

08 June 2023
  • E-Book
  • May 12, 2023

HRD Network Roundtable: The Retention…

15 June 2023
  • E-Book
  • May 12, 2023

Manage change and drive value…

01 June 2023
  • E-Book
  • May 12, 2023