Culture

Work/life balance is actually about work and love

The balance between work and life has become a tug-of-war that none of us can win. The two are intertwined like a bowl of spaghetti and there will always be a carry-over of the effects of stress and...

How to be your professional self on social media

Businesses routinely monitor employee online profiles to ensure they are presenting a professional image.

Come fly with me: EasyJet's Ella Bennett

EasyJet’s Ella Bennett talks to Jo Gallacher about how the airline has taken off after the Covid storm with a massive energy around recruitment as travel is predicted to reach near pre-pandemic...

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.

Are anti-woke companies on the rise? Part two

Over the past two years, many social causes have compelled businesses to make political statements. But not everyone has been supportive.

Are anti-woke companies on the rise?

Over the past two years, many social causes have compelled businesses to make political statements. But not everyone has been supportive.

Sue Gray report uncovers insidious effect of work drinking cultures

Senior civil servant Sue Gray’s investigation into lockdown-breaking parties at Downing Street offers key lessons for businesses across the UK.

Brewdog's James Watt: Why I gave away £100m to my staff

When we announced we were giving away nearly £100 million of my own shares in Brewdog, the response was overwhelming. At our Ellon headquarters and brewery people were stunned when they heard the...

Anti-hustle culture: why employees are prioritising lifestyle over ambitions

A recent Twitter thread from strategic researcher Victoria Buchanan examined a growing trend among young people on social media toward anti-ambition and sharing content that rejects so-called hustle...

When do you add culture to your HR tech?

HR tech has evolved with a cultural focus, but it may take a lot more to get businesses up to speed, finds Dan Cave

Public service: Government of Jersey HR lead Mark Grimley on building community

The remit for the HR lead at the Government of Jersey extends beyond the average day-to-day, but Mark Grimley’s power to deliver change is any HRD’s pipedream, finds Beau Jackson.

How I got here: Salma De Graaff, Skyscanner

Salma De Graaff, VP of people at Skyscanner shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.