Andy Parsley

Andy advises senior HR leaders in the areas of employee insight (i.e.: the meaningful interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data), HR strategy development, and internal and external communications.

Fi 1 Reading Race
07th February 2024

What We’re Reading: The Business of Race by Gina Greenlee and Margaret H. Greenberg

Inspired by Black History Month, we have chosen to read The Business of Race: How to Create and Sustain an Antiracist Workplace and Why It’s Actually Good for Business by Gina Greenlee and Margaret H. Greenberg. Gina is a Black business leader with more than thirty years of experience in organizational development, project management, communications, […]

Fi Office Purpose
24th January 2024

Repurposing the Office in a Hybrid Working World

What is the office actually for? What was once seen as a logical and efficient way of working has now been brought into question by the sudden and mass shift to remote and hybrid work. So, to work out where we’re going – we first need to rewind. The ‘office’ has always been in a […]

Fi Remote Not Distant
08th January 2024

What We’re Reading: Remote, Not Distant by Gustavo Razzetti

It might be a new year, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the ever-growing importance of effectively navigating hybrid and remote working. That’s why this month we have been reading Remote, Not Distant: Design a Company Culture That Will Help You Thrive in a Hybrid Workplace by Gustavo Razzetti. Being the creator of the […]

Fi L&d Ai
12th December 2023

Is it Essential for Employers to Infuse AI Into Their Learning and Development Strategy?

Learning and development (L&D) opportunities are a vital ingredient for employers when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. Research from the IMC confirms this, with 92% of job candidates using L&D opportunities as a deciding factor when considering job offers, as well as 52% of employees citing that they left a role due […]

Fi Decision Intelligence
06th December 2023

What We’re Reading: Decision Intelligence by Thorsten Heilig and Ilhan Scheer

For this month’s reading recommendation, we picked up a copy of Thorsten Heilig and Ilhan Scheer’s new book, Decision Intelligence: Transform Your Team and Organization with AI-Driven Decision-Making. Thorsten is the Co-Founder and CEO of Paretos, a company with access to cutting-edge AI technologies that use Decision Intelligence to equip organizations to independently tackle complex […]

Fi Inclusion Book Review
08th November 2023

What We’re Reading: The Key to Inclusion by Stephen Frost

This month, we have got our hands on a copy of Stephen Frost’s latest book, The Key to Inclusion. With input from authors who are experts in their field of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Stephen has put together and edited this practical guide with strong strategies, examples, and case studies demonstrating how to cultivate […]

Fi Evolution
10th October 2023

What is the Next Step in the Evolution of the Workplace?

To understand the next step in the evolution of the workplace, we have to start in a place with apparently little or no connection to modern working practices – the middle of the last Ice Age. Cro-Magnons – the first modern humans – arrived in Europe around 35,000 years ago. Nomadic hunter-gatherers who lived in […]

Fi Happiness Index
20th September 2023

What We’re Reading: The Happiness Index by Matt Phelan

Matt Phelan’s new book – The Happiness Index – is released today … and we’ve been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of what we think is a ‘must read’ for HR practitioners and business leaders.  As the co-founder of a unique platform which helps organisations measure key employee engagement and happiness drivers (also […]

Fi Ulrich Read A Book Day
05th September 2023

What We’re Reading: Reinventing the Organization by Dave Ulrich and Arthur Yeung

Recognised globally as the ‘Father of Modern HR’, Dave Ulrich’s thought-leadership has shaped our profession for decades. His most recent book, Reinventing the Organization – written with Arthur Yeung – maps out how employers can reinvent their organizations to flourish in fast-paced and fast-changing markets. At OrgShakers we think this book should be on every […]

Fi Gen Alpha
11th August 2023

Preparing the Workplace for Generation Alpha

Move over Gen Z – Generation Alpha will soon be knocking on the workplace door! Set to be the largest generation to date (it is predicted that there will be over 2 billion of them globally!), Gen Alpha are the children who will be born to predominantly Millennial parents between the years of 2010-2024. This […]

Fi 4 Ratatouille
23rd June 2023

Is the Key to Higher Engagement ‘Making Very Gooey Ratatouille’?

If you’re wondering what ratatouille has to do with employee engagement, here’s an alarming statistic … in their State of the Global Workplace 2022 report, Gallup discovered that only 21% of employees were engaged at work. Flipped on its head, this means that almost 8 out of 10 workers worldwide are actively disengaged. So, time […]

Fi 4 Working Carer
09th June 2023

Working Carers: The Employees Who Live a Double Life

Many workers are leading a double life that employers may not even know about. Harvard Business School Professor Joseph Fuller conducted research which found that 73% of all American employees have some type of caregiving responsibility alongside their ‘day job’. However, due to a lack of support, benefits, and policies, this has resulted in US […]

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