Smarter Working Practices: How to harness human potential and support wellbeing in an always-on world

What are we doing with our people, our time and our use of technology? Is it making us happier and more efficient or are at least some of the outcomes dangerous? Smart employers need to pay attention to these questions… and find better answers.

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – Sentiments on Opportunities and Threats

The Workforce Institute had recently taken a closer look at how employees worldwide perceive Artificial Intelligence in the workplace. Overall, we have seen cautious optimism and some interesting differences regionally about how willingly employees would accept that new technology in their daily work. Artificial Intelligence in the workplace for more productivity and fairness The biggest … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – Sentiments on Opportunities and Threats

Build a High-Performance Business Culture and All Will Be Successful

This blog post on high-performance business culture is the courtesy of Simon Porter, Vice President, Digital HR Services at NGA Human Resources. In the last five years we’ve seen a shift in attitudes towards flexible working. Research by the Workforce Institute shows a modern workplace divided against itself.  Much has stemmed from globalisation of business … Continue reading Build a High-Performance Business Culture and All Will Be Successful

The Future of Talent

New organization The Future Talent Council will identify and discuss the issues impacting the Future of Talent, and lay the groundwork for closer collaboration between employers, governments and higher education to ensure business and societal success.

How Social Health helps create Workplace Wellbeing 2.0

This article about workplace wellbeing is the courtesy of board member Julia Hobsbawm. The idea of measuring and valuing workplace wellbeing is in full swing, and is about a decade old. That’s great….But. The ‘but’ is that a decade is an awfully long time in our ‘always on’ era. The world is changing and Wellbeing … Continue reading How Social Health helps create Workplace Wellbeing 2.0

Stress and Creativity – Research, Results and Resolutions for Today’s Workplace

The following guest post on "stress and creativity" is courtesy of our board member, Bruce Daisley. It's very rare that someone at the top of their trade asks to receive no professional recognition. But in 2017 that is exactly what one of France's top chefs requested. Sébastien Bra was the chef at one of the … Continue reading Stress and Creativity – Research, Results and Resolutions for Today’s Workplace