Ideas & Insights

We would like to share some of our latest thinking about the big issues in HR. Please let us know what you think …

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    29th March 2022

    Majority of employers failing to deal with menopause

    A YouGov survey of 1,025 HR decision makers working across UK businesses has found that almost three quarters (72%) of businesses do not have a menopause policy. This is despite it being widely accepted that the effects of the menopause can be debilitating for a woman’s physical and psychological wellbeing. Symptoms such as joint pain, […]

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    17th March 2022

    How Consultants Add Value for Startups

    Throughout my career I’ve found myself gravitating towards startup assignments. I’m a builder, so I find creating a business from scratch and calming the chaos extremely fulfilling. Entrepreneurs who have chosen to create, develop, and execute a service or product are, by necessity, focused on growing the business. External consultants, on the other hand, can […]

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    10th March 2022

    Watch outs for 2022 Executive Compensation

    Most US-based publicly traded company boards will currently be approving 2021 executive incentives. As they do so, they will also be considering designs for their 2022 compensation programs. So, what’s likely to be new on this year’s agenda for Boards and executives to discuss? 1. Environmental, Societal and Governance (ESG) metrics Whether it’s because of […]

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    09th March 2022

    FREE Coaching for #IWD2022

    To make a difference for International Women’s Day 2022, OrgShakers’ leadership coaches are proud to offer FREE 1-hour one-on-one online sessions to women professionals throughout the whole of March. To book your FREE 1-hour one-on-one online coaching session CLICK HERE.

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    02nd March 2022

    Online coaching – disruption or dilution?

    Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should. This was my initial reaction to a recent article by Josh Bersin, Online coaching is so hot it’s now disrupting leadership development, where he explores how AI is transforming the way coaching is delivered – and to whom. Now, I believe in the power of AI and […]

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    28th February 2022

    Employees Fight for Financial Freedom

    The UK government were calling it ‘Freedom Day’ – the day when all Covid-19 restrictions would be lifted after two long years. To be honest, even though Thursday 24th February was also my birthday, it felt the furthest thing from a Freedom Day that I had ever experienced in my HR  career. As one newspaper […]

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    21st February 2022

    Guiding Students after Graduation

    Before you know it, graduation will be approaching. Many of those graduating may not have their first job prospects leaving them feeling anxious as their peers will begin the workforce right after. What do you suggest to your upcoming graduate? Is there an approach you can take? What if you say something wrong to them […]

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    15th February 2022

    Storytelling in your Leadership Tool Kit

    Looking back, I can’t remember a time when my parents weren’t leading.  Sometimes they led small teams of 5-10, sometimes groups in the thousands.  They were leaders at local, national, and international levels. While they were both leaders in their careers, they also led in many volunteer roles.  Socially gifted, my parents’ ability to connect […]

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    02nd December 2021

    HR Leaders Podcast – Midlife Workers

    In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, Chris Rainey is joined by Therese Procter of OrgShakers and Vivek Patni, CEO and Co-Founder WeMa. With one-third of the workforce now over the age of 50, their focus for discusion is how organizations can optimize this often overlooked pool of talent. Copyright OrgShakers: The global HR […]

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    18th October 2021

    Ignorance may be bliss – but this affects us all

    Midlife is a pivotal period in our life journey. It can suck – or rock! Neither well defined nor well understood, Midlife is described simply as ‘the time between youth and old age’.  A time which is often associated with stress and crisis – especially for women. I can relate to this, but there are […]

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    12th October 2021

    Great Resignation: Are you CHARMing your employees?

    Rise to the challenge of #TheGreatResignation by CHARM-ing your people. More than 15-million people have quit their jobs since April 2021, and there’s no way of knowing if this the exodus is temporary – or a long term shift in how people manage their careers. Organizations can take control, however, by understanding why employees are […]

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    17th August 2021

    Canary in the coal mine?

    OrgShakers crack data analyst, Imogen Parsley, conducted a review of LinkedIn Updates and the results should cause significant concern in the board room. A staggering rate of increase has occurred for C-suite executives updating their LinkedIn profiles. Well, it is no secret that executive search firms leverage LinkedIn as one of their primary sources. Some […]

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