Jul 10th, 2020

Managing Employee Learning and Development with Flexible Working

HR has been forced to rethink their roles within the organization and are constantly crafting new strategies to keep up with demands to improve the professional development and well-being of their workforce. What kind of benefits does flexible working bring, how can employee learning and development remain a priority as organizations work remotely in rapidly evolving times, and what are some employee and employer concerns that HR should consider?

Managing Employee Learning and Development with Flexible Working
Jun 3rd, 2020

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue

Since March, you haven’t had to get “properly” dressed, stand on a crowded bus, get stuck in traffic, wait in line for your lunch order, or make small talk with colleagues. Indeed, since these global lockdowns were put into place, you’ve been working comfortably from home – and yet you’re finding yourself completely exhausted at the end of each workday, even more so than before you were told to stay at home. This is what’s now recognized, worldwide, as “Zoom Fatigue.”

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue
Jul 18th, 2018

Amazon’s Amazing Approach to Management Meetings

Write the word “executive” and the adjective “busy” is likely to be in close proximity. That’s the nature of the modern workplace. Modern managers – including L&D professionals – tend to be so busy that there’s little time for them to think.

Amazon’s Amazing Approach to Management Meetings
Feb 13th, 2018

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication

To be an effective leader requires many skills. These will be found in different proportions, depending on the sort of effective leader you are. Yet one skill area in which every effective leader – of whatever type – must excel, is communication. The first step to improving anything about yourself, including your communication skills, is to take what you already do to the highest level.

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication
Aug 22nd, 2016

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams

As workforces become increasingly globalized, cross-border communication has become a critical challenge for HR teams to address. According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), people management is among the top current challenges for senior and C-level executives, second only to slow growth in key markets.

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams
Jun 7th, 2016

How to Prioritise on Your Corporate Communication Skills

Almost all organisations (98%) who participated in the 4th Annual Speexx Exchange survey in December 2015 agreed that good communications are ‘very important’ or ‘important’ for the success of their business. Almost a quarter (24%) thought intercultural differences had a negative impact, while 21% cited lack of foreign language skills among employees.

How to Prioritise on Your Corporate Communication Skills