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Leading the recovery from Covid
We have published a series of resources to help you lead your people through and beyond Covid. You may access them for free here:
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‘Food Shortages, Empty Shelves, No Lorry Drivers- Christmas will be cancelled!’ We’re seeing more and more lurid daily headlines like these, highlighting skill shortages in the UK. The Road Haulage Association, which represents lorry companies, says we are short of 100,000 HGV drivers as a result of the pandemic and Brexit. The impact of this on supply chains and elsewhere is already becoming apparent in sectors right across the economic spectrum.
The unprecedented circumstances we have faced over the past fifteen months have changed the way we do many things, one of those being how we work. Whether your employees are physically present in the office, or working from home, it can often be hard to ensure they are being productive.
After fifteen months of restrictions to the ways we live, it is no surprise that everyone wants a better existence. The Prime Minister has stated that as many limits are eliminated, it is irreversible. This, at a time where the UK is top of the global league for infections, and the death rates are increasing. So, what are the changes?
One of our associates, Holly Whelan, specialises in reinvigorating organisations and their teams. We at Work Horizons also provide a wide range of services to tackle the complex issue of employee energy. Listen to Holly’s insights and find out more about our respective services here.
Recruiting a new person is a time consuming and expensive, with businesses wanting to see results from new hires within 100 days. Coaching is one way you can streamline this process and prepare your new employees to achieve from the get go. Read how transition coaching can help.
Our third episode of Surveying the Work Horizon was in conversation with Dr Naomi Irvine, who is a change expert and is known for her ability to get people talking. Watch the full recording of the conversation to find out how to successfully navigate culture change.
Skilled candidates that are a suitable fit for your company are hard to find and even harder to keep, meaning that companies now need to realign their recruitment strategy and simultaneously invigorate their current employees to ensure their loyalty. In this paper, we explore these two wars and provide insights on how employers can battle and win against these two issues.
We believe it is important to recognise the challenges that the HR function has faced over the past year in managing the mental health needs of the rest of their company, while also trying to navigate their own wellbeing. In this paper, we discuss some of the issues they have faced and provide insights on how companies can ensure that their HR employees’ mental health needs remain a priority.