Lighter side: Why working remotely sucks
Working remotely isn’t just about long lunches and flexible hours, argues Scott Hanselman, who says sometimes, it just plain sucks.
Lessons from the latest mat leave firing mishap
The continuing case law development around Family Status discrimination hasn’t been taken on board by everyone in HR, as this recent human rights decision shows.
Do marathon runners make better CEOs?
A CEO who runs marathons not only has better health, but they may also run a healthier business, according to a new survey.
Why 1 in 3 think the humble office is doomed
The workplace of the future will look less like an office and more like a multi-purpose apartment or leisure park, according to Microsoft.
Leading the charge on equality
When the number of women in management positions has stalled or even declined, how is this global brand breaking the trend, and what can it teach HR?
Celebs hacked! Why HR should take note
Hollywood's A-listers recently found their personal files exposed to the world – now one organisation is warning employers to learn the lesson as their private data could be just as vulnerable to hacking.
The biggest office distraction: people
Unscheduled interruptions destroy productivity and increase errors. How can you reduce the number of times your employees are disturbed?
Key to productivity: take more breaks
Want to boost employee productivity? Schedule more breaks throughout the day.
Emotional intelligence in the workplace
Is your HR team still focused on traditional intelligence measures? Emotional intelligence could be a better predictor of success.
The compliance curse: HR’s biggest bugbear
One of the biggest issues HR is facing is not just the ability to stay on top of ever-changing employment legislation, but to ensure compliance and risk management for the organisation as a whole.