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In the age of AI – What new skills will organisations and their workforce need to keep up?

The era of artificial intelligence (AI) is upending the world of work as we know it. That said, we have not reached the stage that so many fear – a world where robots replace the human workforce and destroy millions of livelihoods in the process. Whilst it’s impossible to ignore attention-grabbing headlines like Will AI […]

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Future Of HR: Will your next manager be a chatbot?

In these challenging times, there’s no doubt in my mind that technological advances in AI are set to propel the HR function into the unknown. Failure to adopt this new technology will be a risk to our competitive advantage. Our world is constantly changing and since the onset of the industrial revolution, our working lives […]

Bias

Using My Tech Startup To Stand Up Against Gender, Racial And Disability Bias In The Workplace

Recruitment is just one of the ways that direct or indirect bias can slip into our decision-making. We need to do more to ensure that these biased views have no place within the working environment – That is where my startup seeks to make the change. Mac Alonge created his tech platform ‘The Equal Group’ […]

Mental Health

HOW TO: Spot And Support Your Friends To Improve Their Mental Health Wellbeing

If somebody tells you that they have a mental health issue – Research, Learn, Engage and Educate yourself. Jana Dowling, founder of The 888 Collective, was inspired to launch her own social enterprise startup in August 2017 as a direct response to her personal experience with losing work after suffering mental health issues. After returning back […]

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Business Owners Share Their ‘Insider Tips’ On How They Manage Mental Health At Work

‘Learn your limits….drop some goals’ – We asked the business community to share their insider tips on how they handle mental health at work.  Beyond ‘World Mental Health Day‘, these useful tips can still remain relevant and be your go-to-guide for having a healthy work-life balance. Learn your limits Learn your limits – once I worked […]

Workplace Stress

Business Owners – How To Help Your Team Manage Workplace Stress

Spotting the signs of workplace stress is not always easy as everybody copes differently – But you can play an active role in helping your team manage stress before it becomes a long-term health issue. Asking your employees whether they are stressed offers no guarantees that they would actually tell you how they are feeling. Nevertheless, […]

Diversity

Why Businesses Need to Embrace Diversity

Embracing diversity can bring a great deal of benefits to a company and even lay the foundations for greater success. When a business maintains a diverse work environment, it can bring its employees together to create a culture of inclusiveness, where each individual feel valued and respected for their differences. Welcoming employees with different backgrounds and experiences can help […]

Remote

5 Ways Remote Culture Beats an Office

Working from anywhere in the world from a laptop has become the new dream for many aspiring entrepreneurs. In fact, it’s probably one of the motivating factors encouraging people to go after the ‘new rich’ lifestyle, after Tim Ferriss introduced it in his book, ‘The Four Hour Work Week’. Remote culture will attract people that are […]