A rising number of job-hunting candidates are turning down jobs offers because they’re not impressed with the company during the interview process, according to new research.
Examining how and where people want to work is the key to unlocking greater productivity and because the UK lags behind its G7 counterparts for output, it’s an all-important issue that UK business leaders cannot afford to ignore.
With so much focus on mental wellbeing, it would be easy to overlook the physical needs of employees and how they are catered for in the workplace.
The steady rise in average life expectancy across the western world has meant that we’re not only living longer but also working longer. While this is a positive thing, it has thrown up some new challenges for businesses, with up to 5 generations in the workplace simultaneously in some companies.
A few years ago, the First World War slogan ‘keep calm and carry on’ came back into popular use with the discovery of an old war propaganda poster. It went on to become the phrase of the modern era as it adorned home accessories and tourist merchandise and became the foundation for countless new advertising creatives.
Innovative and forward-thinking businesses always lead the charge when it comes to doing things differently, and the advent of intelligent buildings presents a new game-changing opportunity.
Counselling cafés are springing up across the country to encourage people to talk about their innermost feelings and anxieties.
Retirement is set to present one of the biggest challenges for businesses in decades. With Baby Boomers fast leaving their careers for retirement and reports that the ‘Snowflake’ generation will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025, businesses are faced with two significant challenges.