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How Experienced Remote Workers Bring Value to New Ways of Working

Despite their mass roll-out during the pandemic, remote and hybrid working are not a new phenomenon for many. Some people have worked for years in remote teams spanning different continents. Others may have worked in virtual companies or may have had regular home working during the working week. Many parents or carers have requested remote…

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5 Ways to Help Employees Manage the Psychological Stress of Hybrid Burnout

COVID-19 changed many employees’ work routines, both in positive and negative ways. As a result of long-term remote working, many companies are considering introducing hybrid working models, giving staff the option of combining working from home with going into the office. However, hybrid working could also have a significant impact on employee mental health with many…

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5 Networking Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Regardless of the role or industry, nearly every job requires networking in some form in order to be successful. No matter how talented a business owner is or how in-demand his or her products are, a company can’t succeed without reaching the right people. This applies to a job search as well, as those who…

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How Behavioral Science Can Drive a Menopause-friendly Workplace

Research shows nearly eight out of 10 menopausal women are in work, with many in senior leadership positions. However, despite the evident disruption of the transition to those at the peak of their careers – and the resulting wider workplace impact – menopause remains a largely unspoken and unsupported taboo. That’s why Nuffield Health is pioneering a…

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Leading by Example to Enhance Employee Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

‘Putting your own life jacket on, before helping others’ Research shows employees are putting in an average of 9 hours of unpaid overtime per week. Does this surprise you? Probably not. Overwork culture – with long hours and constant exhaustion- is still seen as a badge of honor within the workplace. This is despite the WHO…

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Are Workers & Applicants Demanding Remote Flexibility for Good?

The COVID-19 era of work and life has been a crazy ride. Life was seemingly put on hold for many months last year and parts of it are still not back to normal today. As we all work to get past COVID-19 and the long-lasting impact on work and life, one thing has surely changed…

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Taking a Step Back: How to Apply for a Job When You’re Overqualified

We’ve all heard the saying – sometimes you need to take a step back to take several steps forward. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to take many steps back, but in doing so, progress has been made in areas such as remote work scheduling, video conferencing technology, and understanding the challenges facing working…

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Making a Difference: Mental Health in Professional Services

Pre-Covid, the professional services industry was already focusing on ways to better foster employee mental health. However, the pandemic has greatly amplified the need for wellbeing support across the sector, with the impact of working from home and the broader health impacts of the virus taking a growing toll. This should come as a warning…

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How to Succeed at Work, Post-Pandemic  

Since March 2020, a lot has changed within our workplaces and teams. You may be permanently working in your home office, or your team may have changed its size or makeup. Even your role may have been adapted to survive the pandemic. As a result, it’s completely normal to feel a little lost or overwhelmed…