Three pillars for a flourishing workplace

Three pillars for a flourishing workplace

Interesting report by Dr John McGurk, Head of CIPD Scotland. “Three issues which point to how we can build well workplaces. The strain of work is down to job design, tasking, scheduling, and training and development. The lack of social support can be attributed to...
Financial worries causing decline in performance

Financial worries causing decline in performance

You can’t leave your worries at the front door…never a truer saying surely proven by a report recently released by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). Charles Cotton, reward and performance adviser at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and...
Is technology overtaking our personal contact?

Is technology overtaking our personal contact?

So many technologies allow us to collaborate “virtually” today. Email, instant messaging, video conferencing, and desktop sharing are common parts of the workday for many people. But regardless of what technologies we use, all of our interactions still rely on a basic...
Dealing with stress at work

Dealing with stress at work

We all feel a bit stressed from time-to-time. Whether you’re fed up with being sardined into place on the train during your morning commute or get annoyed with your computer, working can be stressful.   However, when stress really festers and starts to get too much,...