Month: June 2017

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How Do We Manage?

How Do We Manage?

I recently came across an article from Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO at Gallup, who seems to think that the world is going to end, and that bad management is the reason. In his essay titled, ‘The World’s Broken Workplace’, he pulls no punches ...
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Come Hell or High Heels

Come Hell or High Heels

Do you know the name Nicola Thorp? Probably not. But you might remember her petition. Back in 2015 Nicola Thorp was told that she would have to go home unpaid from her job at PricewaterhouseCoopers, because she was wearing flat shoes. In 2015....
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5 Myths About The Gender Pay Gap

With news that young mothers are paid 15% less than their colleagues, and revelations that women are still paid ~82p for every pound a man is paid, it’s clear to see that gender inequality is still very much an issue in 2017. However, as I rep...
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Should More Employees Work From Home?

It used to be somewhat of a taboo. Unspeakable just two generations ago. But now deep in the age of digital, the prospect of working from home has become a reality for many. However, with somewhat of a stigma still attached to working from home, w...
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Brexit Will Make Hiring Harder

Brexit Will Make Hiring Harder

It almost doesn’t need to be explained, does it? The headline says it all. But a recent survey conducted by CIPD, in conjunction with Hays, has found that 72% of HR professionals think competition for skills will increase over the next three years...
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