The Importance of the Psychological Contract


HR professionals are familiar with contracts. In almost every industry, companies ask potential new employees to sign at least one form or another. However, there is one contract that is not signed: the psychological contract. What is the psychological contract? The concept of the psychological contract was originally developed by Denise Rousseau. Don’t underestimate the impact of diversity.

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy


New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. And, according Saba, the majority of employees (57 percent) are simply getting their training from “on the job” experience.

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Brooks: Want better managers? You need to develop better employees


Everyone in HR knows the mantra that “employees join organizations and leave managers.” The health of the manager-employee relationship is hugely predictive of performance, engagement, advancement and retention of employees.

All You Need to Know about Employee Relations

Digital HR Tech

Employee relations can make or break the workplace climate. In this article, we’ll take a look at the key pillars of employee relationship management, examples of employee relations gone wrong, and we’ll share some best practices. Get your team behind the vision.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Career, Community, Cause – Growth, Relationships, Meaning

Compensation Cafe

Presented in this HBR article , the findings illustrated how Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs isn’t so much a rigid hierarchy but a very fluid dynamic of how we perceive and process what we need to realize our full humanity, in and outside work. It’s at the heart of intrinsic motivation. Cause is about purpose : feeling that you make a meaningful impact, identifying with the organization’s mission, and believing that it does some good in the world.

How Can We Be Happier At Work?


We express that we are pushing far too hard, yet according to recent research we often leave our vacation time on the table. If we are to impact the larger happiness/ engagement question, it might be the right moment to take stock and pause for deeper reflection. Let’s hold the presses and concentrate on “connecting the dots” with what we have learned. As such, “One size fits all” workplaces are a thing of the past.

2019 HR tech trends: which ones deserve the hype?


HR technology expert Kate Wadia assess the trends HR professionals need to focus on in 2019 – and the ones you can afford to overlook for now. The tech industry loves hype and buzzwords. For HR professionals, sorting out the real direction of travel from the trend-setters and thought-leaders creates a kind of ‘parallel universe’: we end up stuck at a desk, paralysed by a plethora of choice and complexity. The expectation of the end user is accelerating.

How has the talent management landscape shifted since Covid-19?

LACE Partners

We caught up with Kevin Green, CEO of What’s Next Consultancy and bestselling author of Competitive People Strategy to discuss what has changed in the UK talent management space since the start of the pandemic. Let’s start by looking at the macro.

“It is complicated!” With Tyler Gallagher & Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro

Thrive Global

Because organizations still value long inflexible hours, women bear the brunt of this as they tend to take responsibility for the bulk of childcare which reduces their ability to match the working hours of men. I had the pleasure to interview Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro.