Culture

HR is at the table, now let us make sure we stay there

It’s HR’s role to make sure the organisation can identify where skills might be lacking or needs might be changing, and either up-skill or cross-skill their workforce. Appropriate, and properly implemented technology can make this task much simpler, writes Monica Watt, Chief Human Resources Officer at ELMO. The opportunities for […]

5 ways to build life design into business success

Progressive organisations will not get lazy and go for a ‘one-size fits all approach to remote working, as they understand that each employee is different. This should give consideration for greater levels of flexibility, even to the extent of where employees choose to live, writes Mark LeBusque “Flexibility is the […]

Agility isn’t always on the payroll

Stronger reliance on data, analytics and automation helps procurement leaders make better-informed decisions and respond faster to emerging risks. But even firms far along in their digital strategies have much to gain from applying cloud-based tools more broadly and deeply to managing the external workforce, writes Chris Willcocks, Head of Intelligent […]

Hop on this HR trend — embracing Easter break

High workloads can cause hesitation for encouraging employees to take a much needed break, but the inverse can be far more damaging. Burnout and stress-related mental decline can have rippling effects on an organisation, so leaders should take note of the potential consequences. These might include a decline in work […]