Teamworking is vital for employers. Employees work more effectively when they feel part of a team, so creating an environment of camaraderie can have great benefits. Line managers should encourage employees to work as part of a team, to improve staff motivation.

PwC announces post-Covid hybrid working strategy

Consulting firm PwC has launched a post-Covid working strategy that includes a Friday lunchtime finish during the summer months. How communication helped the switch to remote working

15 Mar 2021 has made use of Workplace by Facebook for a number of communication initiatives.

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Performance: Why ‘rank and yank’ fell out of favour

26 Feb 2021

KPMG has been using a ‘set distribution’ or ranking approach to assessing employees’ performance. Like annual appraisals, this strategy has fallen out of favour in recent years, but why? 

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Goldman Sachs CEO pushes for return to the office

25 Feb 2021

Remote working is an ‘aberration’, according to Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon, and needed correcting in order to safeguard collaboration.

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The post-lockdown office: Mark Kass talks to Oven-Ready HR

29 Jan 2021

‘Social entrepreneur’ Mark Kass, takes us through the highs and lows of operating a co-working and business centre operation during...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Team of the Year shortlist

23 Nov 2020

The Personnel Today Awards winners will be announced on Thursday. Our final shortlist spotlight centres on the teams in the...

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How to break down silos between learning, engagement and performance

20 Nov 2020

Learning, engagement and performance should be integrated – so why are they still treated as separate functions within HR teams, asks Lars Hyland.

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‘Zoom fatigue’ is a thing, study shows

12 Nov 2020

Employees are often ill-equipped to work at home and find it difficult to switch off. The result could be poor health and lower productivity, warns study.

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The future is hybrid: so where will we work?

26 Oct 2020

Recent surveys suggest that most organisations will face at least some degree of hybrid home and office working for months...

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Home-working is here to stay, finds studies

5 Oct 2020

Two major surveys point to home-working becoming a long-term trend.

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Working at home has led to longer hours

13 Aug 2020

Loss of creative collaboration and working for an extra week a month among findings from pandemic studies of working at home.

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Shifting sales: How can organisations boost remote sales teams?

9 Jul 2020

Teams of field sales people have had to adapt quickly to running meetings and chasing leads virtually rather than in...

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How working from home is levelling the playing field

22 Jun 2020

Home working and the absence of 'office power' has led to major cultural shifts that will benefit the goals of diversity and inclusion.

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Please don’t Zoom me just because you’re bored

17 Jun 2020

We’ve all encountered them: the lengthy video meeting that appeared to have no purpose, or could have been condensed into...

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Can I wear headphones when we get back to the office?

12 Jun 2020

Whether it’s to drown out the sound of children fighting or a way to aid concentration when working from home,...

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