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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    30th October 2023

    How to Network in the New Age

    Networking is more than just a practice, it’s a skill. A skill that many employers tend to foster and encourage in their employees, as it can lead to better cohesion, higher productivity, and more expansion opportunities. Pre-pandemic, internal networking (which is networking amongst your team members) was a seamless practice, as employees were brushing shoulders, […]

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    25th October 2023

    Cancer and the Workplace: Part 3, Remission and Return

    After the discovery and diagnosis and the treatment and recovery, the day finally came: remission. I partook in my last batch of radiotherapy after recovering from my operations, and then finally came the day that I was declared cancer-free. Oftentimes this might be misconstrued as being back to the version of me I was before […]

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    24th October 2023

    Cancer and the Workplace: Part 2, Treatment and Recovery

    After discovering, being diagnosed, and then disclosing my cancer to my workplace, then came the big leagues – the start of my treatment. Once I received my results, I was set up with a treatment plan. For me, I found a clear plan comforting. I liked that I could see the journey ahead, that I […]

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    23rd October 2023

    Cancer and the Workplace: Part 1, Discovery and Diagnosis

    In one way or another, we’re all deeply familiar with cancer. There was an estimated 18.1 million cases worldwide in 2020, and so oftentimes if you ask someone if they have a ‘cancer story’, the answer will be yes. Back in January of this year, I was over in New York meeting colleagues and networking […]

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    19th October 2023

    Navigating the Conflicting Values of a Diverse Workforce

    Having a diverse workforce is a great thing for business; diversity in life experiences and perspectives open up new doors for healthy debate and potential innovation that will expand the economic horizons of an organization, resulting in higher performance and greater shareholder value. However, having a diverse workforce can sometimes lead to inevitable conflict and […]

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    16th October 2023

    Leveraging Human Resources for Enhanced Cybersecurity: A Collaborative Approach

    In an era of escalating cyber threats, the symbiotic relationship between Human Resources (HR) and cybersecurity has never been more pivotal. Typically seen as the custodians of employee wellbeing and organizational culture, HR professionals are crucial in reinforcing a company’s defence mechanisms against cyberattacks. By facilitate regular training sessions and workshops, HR can help to […]

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    12th October 2023

    Do You Have a Policy for Miscarriage Leave?

    The taboos around health and wellbeing in the workplace are slowly beginning to shed their stigma; menopause policies are being discussed, mental health is being prioritized, and employers continue to look for innovate ways of boosting productivity through creating happier employees. However, there are still some topics that are failing to be considered by a […]

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    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 […]

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    06th October 2023

    What We’re Reading: This is Dyslexia by Kate Griggs

    This month’s book choice was inspired by the fact that today is World Dyslexia Awareness Day – which closes off Dyslexia Awareness Week. In the spirit of this, we got our hands on a copy of Kate Grigg’s This is Dyslexia. Kate, who is dyslexic herself, is the founder and CEO of the charity Made […]

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    05th October 2023

    OrgShakers Welcomes Lisa Finkelstein

    I am delighted to welcome Lisa Finkelstein to the OrgShakers team. Lisa works with C-suite leaders and senior leadership teams to transform how they lead to drive excellence, to compete in disruptive environments, to navigate change and build for the future.  She assures alignment to build sustainable practices and deliver measurable impact to achieve business […]

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