News and commentary from the world of work
At Work Horizons our job is creating a service that helps people find work that they find rewarding and fulfilling. But we are also interested in the wider world of work and employment; here are some recent thoughts and ideas posted by the Work Horizons team.
As we head into 2021 filled with uncertainty, it is clear that HR strategy planning is more essential than ever before. Read our new paper and see the recording of the panel discussion where we discussed some of the most pressing questions for leaders of people.
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Many people will have never done a virtual interview before, so here are some tips and tricks to help you succeed and showcase your abilities on the small screen.
In a recent poll, we asked: "what is the main reason for new hires leaving in the first three months of their employment?". The winner of the poll was “Onboarding” with 44% of the vote. This begs the question: in a remote-working world, how do you do really great onboarding?
Sleep is one of the biggest gifts you have to help you to “get through anything”. Whilst not enough good sleep can hijack your overall health, the reverse is also true – good sleep and enough of it can be one of your biggest health allies.
Unilever has made the news in New Zealand for experimenting with a four-day week for its employees. Is this something your business should be considering?
In these challenging times, your business may be facing difficult decisions about your workforce. Hear about the support available to you and your obligations throughout the redundancies and restructuring process.
What are the warning signs when your personal resilience is starting to be drained? What can you do to reverse the situation and become more adaptable, responsive and resilient? Find out in this short video with Work Horizons partner, Fiona Anderson together with Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.