Mentoring

Sharpening employees’ tools on a tight budget

As firms weigh up the benefits of flexible working and employees decide whether to stay remote, there is one thing they both agree on: reskilling must be a priority, discovers Emma Greedy .

Surviving coronavirus with a learning culture

Feedback, coaching and mentoring have become the pandemic’s invisible workplace victims. When they are lost, so is the connectivity that so often holds a company together.

Is the UK ready for AI in coaching and mentoring?

Over the past 12 months there has been a plethora of announcements relating to new technology platforms providing coaching and mentoring services in one form or another. Perhaps the highest profile of...

How support groups can help new mums return to work

Support networks for new mums are in high demand following the pandemic, which is why freelance communications consultant Annie Abelman set up Mentor Mums in September 2020.

How to combat imposter syndrome

The past year of remote work has fuelled some troubling trends. According to Asana’s 2021 Anatomy of Work Index, 69% of UK workers experienced imposter syndrome last year but only 15% feel ‘heard’ and...

Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning, part two

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

Features

Younger generation critical to economic recovery

The younger generation could be the key to economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and reverse mentoring could help drive positive change, says new research by Barclays.

Self-management and flexible working have never been more important

In the last month or so, the working world has been completely upended for billions of people.

Why employers need to reconsider autism in the workplace

There aren’t any definitive or undisputed statistics that can tell us what percentage of the UK population has been identified with Autism.

Men at work: Fighting depression on the job

A few simple adjustments, at no cost to the employer, can save lives

What Millennials want from their career journey

There are three key areas to address if you want to attract, retain and develop young talent

How technology can transform HR and the workplace in 2020

Advanced's group HRD Alex Arundale outlines four key trends for HR technology in 2020