Why organisations need to tackle group-think and encourage creative people

Employee Engagement Why organisations need to tackle group-think and encourage creative people

5y Owain Thomas

Why organisations need to tackle group-think and e...

Employers have also been urged to not be afraid of “difficult people with creative thoughts that go against the grain” to maintain creative workplaces...

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Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to drive polarised labour market changes

HR Strategy Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to drive polarised labour market changes

5y Owain Thomas

Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to...

HR leaders will face booms in highly qualified employees, jobs in white collar technical professions and men working part-time within the next eight y...

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Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as extent of female workplace inequality revealed

Diversity & Inclusion Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as extent of female workplace inequality revealed

5y Owain Thomas

Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as exte...

A series of damning reports reveal the extent to which women are penalised within the modern workforce. View article

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Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

5y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting you...

World renowned leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith presented his keys to boosting organisational engagement and performance at the HR Directors Busine...

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Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘enormous responsibility’ of HRDs

HR Strategy Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘enormous responsibility’ of HRDs

5y Owain Thomas

Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘...

Dame Stephanie Shirley has explained how important the role of HR director is in modern business. Speaking exclusively to HRD Connect she noted that m...

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Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than men

HR Strategy Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than men

5y Fraser Simpson

Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than me...

Significant gender pay inequality still exists within the accounting profession despite the gap shrinking by 3% last year. View article

Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

5y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Marshall Goldsmith has urged HR professionals to look beyond compliance matters and to constantly challenge senior leaders and themselves. He recognis...

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Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conflict and handle difficult personalities

Employee Engagement Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conflict and handle difficult personalities

5y Owain Thomas

Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conf...

Former top flight referee Howard Webb spoke exclusively to HRD Connect about how he handled the most volatile situations and players on the pitch. View article

Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and seven more HR challenges

Business Transformation Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and seven more HR challenges

5y Owain Thomas

Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and sev...

Dame Stephanie Shirley has warned that automation of the workplace is one of the biggest issues to face HR professionals. View article

BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics reporting

Health and Wellbeing BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics reporting

5y Owain Thomas

BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics re...

BBC Worldwide has integrated people metrics into its regular quarterly reporting. View article

Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

Boardroom Relationships Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

5y Lucinda Beeman

Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpo...

Cafcass was branded “not fit for purpose” on several occasions by regulator Ofsted. But the organisation turned itself around thanks to a major cultur...

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Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

Boardroom Relationships Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

5y Lucinda Beeman

Internal senior succession trumps external recruit...

Promoting senior leaders from within is cheaper and produces almost identical performance, Willis Towers Watson revealed. Speaking at the HR Directors...

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Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexuality

Diversity & Inclusion Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexuality

5y Owain Thomas

Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexual...

MI5, Lloyds Banking group and the National Assembly for Wales have been recognised as the most inclusive sexuality employers by Stonewall. However, ju...

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Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

Boardroom Relationships Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

5y Owain Thomas

Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

The battle to eradicate sexism in British boardrooms still has a significant way to go before true parity exists between male and female directors, de...

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FDs predict skills gap shortage

Boardroom Relationships FDs predict skills gap shortage

5y Owain Thomas

FDs predict skills gap shortage

Finance directors are braced for a significant skills gap when baby boomers retire over the next two to five years which they believe will have a nega...

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