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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    14th March 2024

    What is ‘Coffee Badging’ and Are Your Employees Doing It? 

    That’s right – another buzzword has entered the mix. ‘Coffee badging’ may sound a bit peculiar, but it is essentially when an employee comes into the office very briefly, taps in with their identity card, then grabs a coffee and mingles with colleagues for a short stint before leaving to work the rest of the […]

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    13th March 2024

    OrgShakers Welcomes Karen Cerrato

    I am delighted to be welcoming Karen Cerrato to the OrgShakers team! Karen is a seasoned HR professional with vast experience in Human Resources and a passion for high growth and fast paced environments. Most recently, Karen served as the Director of Human Resources for Lennox National Account Services, a division of Lennox International Inc., […]

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    07th March 2024

    What We’re Reading: The Authority Gap by Mary Ann Sieghart

    With International Women’s Day on the horizon, and Women’s History Month now in full swing, we have been reading The Authority Gap: Why Women Are Still Taken Less Seriously Than Men, and What We Can Do About It by Mary Ann Sieghart. Sieghart spent 20 years as Assistant Editor of The Times and is currently […]

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    04th March 2024

    Age Discrimination at Work is Really Starting to Get Old

    37% of people in their 50s and 60s in the UK have experienced age discrimination in the past year, most commonly in the workplace. And in the US around two-thirds of over-50 adults believe older workers are facing age discrimination at work. Ageism has always been something that seemingly slips through the cracks. Throwaway comments […]

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    27th February 2024

    Where has the Metaverse Gone, and is it Coming Back?

    Do you remember the metaverse? In the latter half of 2022, the hype surrounding the metaverse had reached an all-time high. Employers and HR professionals were preparing to usher in this digital working world, and had begun to examine what considerations would have to be taken into account when working with an avatar of oneself. […]

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    22nd February 2024

    Is the Era of the Résumé Coming to an End?

    The résumé can be traced all the way back to the late 15th century, when Leonardo Da Vinci sent a letter to the regent of Milan seeking a job and outlining his relevant work experience. It was then a few centuries later that this concept gained real traction, and by the early 19th century, having […]

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    19th February 2024

    Building Change Fatigue Strategies Into Your Success Equation

    “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” He may have achieved fame as a country music singer in the 1960’s, but Jimmy Dean’s observation could easily have been about the current state of organizational change. The winds of change have been howling through […]

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