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Workplace trends: 4 myths about how work gets done and what we should be doing instead

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Dr. Anna Akbari, a sociologist contests that not all workplace trends improve performance. From co-working spaces to collaboration, the “best work” environment is contested, along with the eight-hour workday, the 9-to-5 time frame, the one-hour lunch, the 15-minute break — these being merely social constructs, and not “natural” operational modes …

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New global study: Mobility, Performance and Engagement: MOBILE IS NOT JUST FOR MILLENIALS | Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU)

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A new global study, ‘Mobility, Performance and Engagement’ sponsored by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company,and executed by the Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) has established a measurable link between ‘more mobile-first’ working environments, and an increase in employee engagement, proving that CIOs can drive increased business performance through well developed …

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New research reveals conflicting views of HR priorities and processes | IDC | Cornerstone OnDemand

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 IDC research sponsored by talent management software provider Cornerstone OnDemand  looked into the new world of work and the perceptions and expectations of HR leaders and business managers across 16 European countries regarding employee management and development. According to   Nathan Kitto of Recruitment Buzz, the findings not only reveal …

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VIDEO Series: National Living Wage: It provides a chance to do things differently | HR Magazine

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The head of people for Big Easy discusses how the NLW will be felt differently by large and small organisations The introduction of the National Living Wage could provide benefits in terms of happier, more engaged employees, according to Steve Rockey, head of people at restaurant chain Big Easy. Speaking …

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Skills shortage: Seven Learning & Development strategies

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55% of UK Businesses suffering Skills Shortage Research finds that most companies are suffering a skills shortage. Around the world, governments are predicting serious employment challenges relating to a pending shortage of key skills. The UK Commission for Education and Skills (UKCES) contributes to policy and research on employment and …

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