T-shaped teams could be how we beat the ‘Great Resignation’
If one thing became strikingly apparent in the working world during the pandemic, it is perhaps that the extant hierarchical structure of work was in urgent need of reform. By overhauling the structure of teams and broadening the scope of recruitment, can companies overcome the ‘Great Resignation’ to attract and retain talented professionals?
Employees work longer hours during the pandemic
A new study of 3.1 million people has found that employees are working longer hours, attending more meetings and sending more emails while working remotely
How Europe can learn from Japan’s demographic challenges
With Europe’s working-age population shrinking, demographic decline looks set to impact GDP. By turning to Japan, which faced similar demographical challenges, Europe might still find success
Eurozone employment hits record high in Q1 2017
Employment rose 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2017, surpassing the eurozone’s pre-crisis record
German unemployment a record low
Signalling a strong 2015 for Europe’s biggest economy, the adjusted jobless rate dropped to 6.5 percent
Could plants be the key to improving employee motivation?
It has been common knowledge for some time now that access to the natural elements improves wellbeing, but a new report by sustainability experts Interface and organisational psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper proves that it can have a positive impact on workplace productivity too