Creativity

The art of professional minimalism

Following the fallout and panic of the pandemic, a new identity crisis has emerged in post-2020 life, as contagious as any virus: busyness. It consumes everyone, every day.

How HR directors can lead with creativity

Creativity is often edited out as we get older. Yet it is a key human value that is often missing in organisations today.

How valuable are sabbaticals?

The current talent shortage means boards, management and HR departments need to come up with new policies, benefits and employment packages that are relevant for the post-COVID era – particularly for...

Caitlin Moran: Equality is not a luxury

As HR knowns equality is a necessity, it can be frustrating for them trying to bring the workplace along with them. Caitlin Moran’s closing keynote at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition...

How can HR help build models of success?

The post-pandemic world calls for growth, but also resilience. The world is changing faster than ever, forcing organisations to adapt quickly or fall behind. The pandemic has proven that a global...

Back to basics... Away days

Our back to basics series brings you top tips from industry experts on the bread and butter areas of HR

Art Markman: Understand cognitive science to work better

Neuroscience can help people better understand themselves and colleagues, according to academic and author Art Markman

Creativity flourishes when managers listen

Managers listening attentively can boost team creativity, according to research from King’s College London and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  

HR's role in organisational creativity and innovation

Innovation and creativity are becoming ever more critical to many organisations’ success. HR has the power to create the conditions most conducive to both

The five key collaboration challenges

We outline the five key challenges of collaboration for businesses in today's world of work, and how best to overcome them