Category: Analysis

Rachel Roxburgh: Helping young people on the route to success

In this year’s Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond pledged to invest in “game-changing reforms” for technical qualifications, including £500million a year for “Tech-Levels”. Tech-Levels, or T-Levels, are being touted as an alternative to A-Levels. Between now and 2022, 15 new pathways will be developed in 15 sector areas where substantial technical training is required to progress into employment.

Lieven Bertier: Presenting to win — personality, skill and technology

The art of presenting has always been held as a key business skill. Whether it is a Steve Jobs style delivery in the auditorium, or a team delivering an intimate new business pitch — getting it right counts. While this may not be surprising, what is, according to new research by global technology company Barco, is the fact that technology has a major role to play in success.

Tom Carroll: The workspace reworked

In a joint piece of research, JLL and Unwork have taken a detailed look at the ways technological transformation is impacting businesses and their real estate. Stimulated by the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and wider technological advances, office buildings will undergo radical change and become more crucial than ever to talent management and business success.

Andrea Piacentini: Mobility programme management and compliance in an increasingly complex world

In a world where there are more and more regulations to identify and adhere to in the global mobility space, compliance to social security regulations, employment rules and a host of local and international laws is one of the key challenges for mobility professionals. And, as the world becomes more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, specialist knowledge and team work are defining characteristics of global mobility work.

Alex Wilke: How a Chief Feedback Officer can improve employee feedback

Collecting and acting on feedback from employees and customers is becoming essential to successful business decision making, prompting discussions about the emergence of a new board level representative – the Chief Feedback Officer – to take control of the area.  What’s behind this idea and what exactly would someone with that job title do anyway?