Posts Tagged: Flexible Working

4 Reasons Why Having an Office Dog is a Good Idea

Owning a dog not only brings joy and unwavering companionship to our lives, it’s also a great decision as far as our health is concerned. It’s widely known that owning a dog helps support our health and well-being; they fill our hearts with love and help keep our hearts healthy! Research shows that owning a… Read more »

7 Questions an HR Leader Should Ask Before Implementing Flexible Working

Despite UK workers having had the right to request flexible working for almost two decades, it seems that only 27% of the population actually take their employers up on it. The government defines flexible working as a “way of working that suits an employee’s needs, for example having flexible start and finish times, or working… Read more »

HRLTT – Engaging Staff beyond Remuneration: How ‘Purpose’ becomes Central to your EVP

As a follow on from our previous HR Leadership Think Tank (HRLTT) on ‘What is the Purpose of HR?’, this post delves into the topic of Engagement. More specifically we explore the role of a purpose-led culture and EVP in attracting talent and creating engagement, whilst also establishing any wider benefits to an organisation’s health and prosperity. These are… Read more »

HRLTT- Creating the Business Case for Flexible Working

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Leadership Think Tank held on Thursday 16th July 2015, hosted by PwC’s Eli Burns and Nigel Hutchinson titled ‘Creating the Business Case for Flexible Working’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from leading national… Read more »

RTT – Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 9th July 2015 hosted by Verizon’s Anthony Lasocki (Head of Talent Acquisition, EMEA) titled ‘Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

HRBPTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Flexible Working

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 4th December 2014 hosted by Bloomberg’s, Lucy Mills (HR Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Flexible Working’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from leading… Read more »

DTT – Measuring Return on Investment in Diversity & Inclusion

ROI

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Tuesday 20th May 2014 hosted by State Street Bank’s Pauline Miller (Vice President, Global Inclusion EMEA) titled ‘Measuring Return on Investment in Diversion and Inclusion.’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

DTT – Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Thursday 3rd April 2014 hosted by GE Capital’s Mary Fitzpatrick (Diversity Leader) titled ‘Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Diversity… Read more »

Supporting Work-life Balance is not about Managing Emails

Anna Meller

A coherent strategy to support work-life balance requires more than email management. In recent days the media has had a field day reporting on alleged French legislation banning employees from checking work emails after 6pm – along with inevitable discussions about whether this is a) sensible b) feasible and c) the right way to go… Read more »

RTT – Positioning yourself as an Employer of Choice

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Wednesday 14th August 2013 kindly hosted by Eric Wong, Head – Talent Acquisition and Development – APJ and China at Polycom, on “Positioning Yourself as an Employer of Choice”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment… Read more »

5 Tips for Getting the Best out of your Virtual Team

Pressure to cut costs and an increased emphasis on flexible working has led to a rise in the number of employees working remotely. Many managers, however, still have a tendency to see virtual working as ‘second best’ and struggle to manage the performance of people they rarely see. Part of the problem is that those… Read more »

HRBPTT – Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 27th June 2013 titled ‘Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Business Partnering professionals from leading national and… Read more »

RTT – Operating a Flexible Working Model

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 19th March 2013 hosted by Legal and General’s Charlotte Johns (Head of HR Operations and Resourcing), titled ‘Effectively Attracting and Recruiting Flexible Employees’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »