How to learn from the pandemic to optimise company culture

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It’s more important than ever for employers to consider their company culture and how they will show employees they care as the new normal continues to shift.

Atlassian study reveals the impact of working remotely

Dominic Price, Work Futurist Atlassian

The results of an Atlassian study examining how working remotely has impacted knowledge workers during the COVID-19 pandemic provides valuable insights into how to lead a fragmented workforce. The three-monthly long global study, which surveyed over 5,000 employees, found an employee’s readiness for remote work was based on three key factors: Household Complexity – the… Continue reading Atlassian study reveals the impact of working remotely

Let’s talk: Keeping the culture

Culture is often talked about as one of the most important things to ensure a successful company. Without a positive work culture, employees are understandably less motivated, inspired and productive, leading to a loss in sales and growth further down the line. Start-ups are renowned for having a great culture. Their agility gives them the… Continue reading Let’s talk: Keeping the culture

How organisations can maintain a strong corporate culture during business growth

Business growth can be a double-edged sword for organisations trying to balance workplace culture with new clients, stakeholders, incomes, and external responsibilities. It’s important that, as businesses grow, managers don’t lose sight of internal workplace culture. As organisations scale up, it can be hard to maintain the warmth, openness, and cohesiveness achievable with a smaller… Continue reading How organisations can maintain a strong corporate culture during business growth

How to achieve an internal cultural shift as a woman leading a male-dominated business

Anna Thomas, Chief Operating Officer of real estate network Stockdale & Leggo

Gender equality seems to be the topic on everyone’s lips – yet despite an increase in awareness and such extensive media coverage, it’s something that many businesses still struggle to achieve. As women in leadership roles of male dominated businesses, what can we do to inspire an internal culture shift? When I first stepped into… Continue reading How to achieve an internal cultural shift as a woman leading a male-dominated business

Why hiring personality over experience can be the best thing for your business

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” Sam Ewig Running a business for over 20 years provides a wide ranging perspective on hiring, firing and the movement of people.  We’ve seen all levels of skill, experience and commitment;… Continue reading Why hiring personality over experience can be the best thing for your business

Why we need to stop using “I’m just being honest” as an excuse to verbally assassinate

You’re in a performance review and your Manager tells you that a couple of your colleagues think your ego walks in the door two hours before you do.  It’s ok though…. He’s “just being honest”. You’re having a discussion with a colleague and she raises her voice, points her finger and lets you know that… Continue reading Why we need to stop using “I’m just being honest” as an excuse to verbally assassinate