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WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track

Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth. According to Buffer’s 2019 State of Remote Work survey, 17 percent of respondents reported that communication and collaboration as their greatest struggle working remotely while 8 percent of workers said that motivation was their biggest…

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Talent Acquisition

A-Players Sourcing Guide: 11 Steps to Landing the Industry’s Top-Performers

The most talented people build the best companies. It’s that simple. No successful business was built purely on market fit and a ton of investments. People are the #1 asset of any company, its biggest strength or weakness. The concentration of talent per square foot determines the chances for a business to skyrocket. That’s why…

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Why the Time Has Come for a Four-Day Week

The coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, and it’s had a particularly marked effect on the way we work. The largest flexible working experiment ever conducted has taken place out of necessity, and the early signs are that it will leave a lasting change in work culture. More workers than ever before…

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Talent Acquisition

Why the US Suspension of Foreign Work Permits is Good News for UK Companies

As the legalities of employment in the US continue to evolve, the conviction that the future of work will be remote becomes stronger. In June, the US President decided to halt access to several employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for high-skill workers. This decision was quickly slammed by leading US tech companies, including Google, Twitter, and…

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Is Your Business Falling into the Gender Pay Gap?

Is your company forward-thinking and proactive in creating a positive and fair working environment, or being dragged down by old-fashioned institutional values? One example of a deep-seated structural inequality is reflected in the Gender Pay Gap. Fifty years after the 1970 Equal Pay Act proscribed discrimination by gender in the workplace, women still earn on…

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Employer Branding

An Employer Brand Expert’s Post-Pandemic Forecast

Regardless of the extent to which your business has been disrupted by COVID-19, we’ll all re-emerge from varying degrees of lockdown into a changing world. What does this mean for employer brand and its leaders? Simon Barrow, creator of employer brand, explores employer brand’s relevancy to a world in the midst of a crisis and…

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Workplace

WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before the Coronavirus pandemic forced governments and businesses worldwide to implement drastic changes…

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Workplace

How to Become an Exemplary Leader of Introverts 

I was preparing for a program on introverted leadership by interviewing research scientists at a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company when a new word caught my ear.   “Did you say ‘loudership’?” I asked a seasoned manager. Yes, he had. He went on to tell me that loudership was a companywide code word for what it meant to be…

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Workplace

Workplaces of the Future Must Take Responsibility for Employee Health and Wellbeing

Pre-COVID, employers were already beginning to evolve their workplaces, modeling them after the big tech employers. Of course, large campuses with swimming pools and yoga studios isn’t possible for most businesses, but offering some sort of entertainment has become fairly commonplace, especially in trendy cities like London. Shared offices transformed almost overnight to provide things…