Adam Scopp

As our Editorial Assistant, Adam’s role is to capture the team’s latest thought-leadership in a way which creates compelling and inspiring content.

Fi Napping
22nd February 2023

Rise and Grind: Should Napping at Work be a Wellbeing Strategy?

Napping at work is not a new phenomenon. 42.7% of US employees have admitted that they regularly nap at work, and a separate study found that the average remote-working Briton was taking three lunchtime naps per week. This aligns well with results from our own poll, which found that 66% of respondents were either already […]

Fi Dissociation
17th February 2023

Is Dissociation at Work on the Rise?

Dissociation is a way the mind copes with stress – and it is a way more common problem than most employers think, with up with to 75% of people experiencing a dissociative episode at some point. In fact, even if you have never heard of dissociation, you will almost certainly have seen its impact on […]

Fi Flying Blind
15th February 2023

Are Employers Flying Blind When it Comes to Mental Health?

Recently, I was out with a friend, and she mentioned how she hadn’t been into work that day. I asked her why she didn’t go, and she told me, “I just wasn’t having a good mental health day, so I called in sick.” When I asked if she’d told them the truth about her mental […]

Fi Laughter Padding
14th February 2023

Are Managers Undermining Themselves by Laughter Padding?

Managers who know when to have a laugh and not take themselves too seriously tend to be some of the best. Their joie de vivre makes for a happy workplace and fosters healthy relationships with their team. We will all have experienced occasions, however, when a manager has inappropriately bookended a far from light-hearted message […]

Fi Rainbow Revolving Door
07th February 2023

Coming Out at Work: The Closet with a Revolving Door

Let me ask you something – if you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community, how many times have you had to ‘come out of the closet’? The answer will always – always – be more than once. But why is that? It might be a common misconception that once a person ‘comes out’ it’s […]

Fi Zoom Fatigue
26th January 2023

Cameras On Vs. Cameras Off: The Rise of Zoom Fatigue

Zoom Fatigue refers to feelings of tiredness, worry or burnout due to the overuse of video calling platforms. To help those who fall victim to this, we first need to understand what’s driving it. It has become a norm for employers to ask their team to have their cameras turned on during a meeting. Whether […]

Fi Quiet Hiring
20th January 2023

‘Quiet’ This, ‘Quiet’ That: Is it Time to Stop Being so Quiet?

There has been a bit of a theme emerging in the world of work. First it was the ‘quiet quitting’ phenomenon that swept across the 2022 workplace landscape. Hot on its heels came the trend for ‘quiet firing’ which emerged in response to workers quietly quitting. And so, to the newest edition – ‘quiet hiring’. […]

Fi Metaverse
11th January 2023

Is the Metaverse a Solution Looking for a Problem?

Recently, Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg laid off more than 11,000 employees due to a drop in profits, and this saw shares in the company sink by almost 20%. This is all without mentioning the anonymous reviews being left by former Meta employees on Blind – with one of them claiming that “the metaverse will be […]

Fi Cybernese
09th January 2023

Can You Speak ‘Cybernese’?

If you are thinking ‘what on earth is Cybernese?’ you may be surprised to discover that it is a rapidly evolving language that we all need to become fluent in – fast. Because Cybernese is the non-verbal, online language we have all begun to adopt since the mass exodus from the office to remote and […]

Fi 1 2023 Countdown Leave Behind 2
22nd December 2022

What Should Employers Leave in 2022?  

2022 was yet another memorable addition to the 21st century’s ‘roaring twenties’.   With the working world still adapting to the changes that the pandemic brought, as well as the rise of the metaverse and the cost-of-living crisis, there are a lot of things that employers, upon reflection, may want to leave in the past so […]

Fi 1 Diversity 3
25th November 2022

Harnessing the Power of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In discussing the current diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) agenda with thought leaders from the US and the UK, we have gained valuable insights into the way global events are shaping DEI strategy and practice in organizations. A challenge raised in both conversations is that the scope of DEI has undeniably widened, primarily due to […]

Fi 1 Leap Into Consulting
22nd November 2022

Leap Into HR Consulting by Sarah Hamilton-Gill

We recently came across Sarah Hamilton-Gill’s outstanding book – Leap Into HR Consulting – which chronicles the journey a corporate HR professional can take into consulting. As a global HR consultancy company where most of us have come from corporate backgrounds ourselves, we recognised the quality of the guidance being offered in this book. And, […]

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