We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”, the experience of an employee is an asset to an organisation, not a liability. A combination of the fresh perspective and energy of youth combined with the expertise and experience of older employees should be a winning formula. Ageism is...
So you want to be a mentor?

So you want to be a mentor?

Mentoring is a great way to learn new things, provide support and develop people.  It is also one of the most effective ways to redress inequality in the workplace.   There are benefits for all involved, including organisations, but it does require some...
Like it or not,  Career Planning is your responsibility

Like it or not, Career Planning is your responsibility

In an ideal world (and according to the research), organisations and their employees would share career development and planning.  Practices such as sharing employee feedback, raising awareness of company objectives and goals, making managerial responsibility for...
What makes your team tick?

What makes your team tick?

Gaining a better understanding of the constituent parts of a team and its collective personality is a great first step to get it performing at the next level, here’s how. Companies with good communications are three times more likely to outperform their competitors....
Working from home, the good, the bad and the ugly

Working from home, the good, the bad and the ugly

70+ DAYS INTO LOCKDOWN AND THE BOUNDARIES ARE THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN HOME AND WORK ARE MORE BLURRED THAN EVER, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR WORKPLACE CULTURE? According to a 2009 study on changing behaviours, the average amount of time it took participants to change a...
10 Benefits of maternity coaching for organisations

10 Benefits of maternity coaching for organisations

The maternity transition is a life event that can have a lasting effect on women’s careers.  Organisations that recognise and provide support at this time, stand to benefit hugely, in terms of productivity, performance and inclusion measures..  Here are the...