People

Will the hybrid model really work for older employees?

On the face of it, a more flexible future of work spells good news for older workers. But it all depends on which business sector you work in – and age discrimination is still rife

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Soft skills: creating space for mentorship in a hybrid workforce

What are the opportunities for learning and mentorship in a hybrid workplace? As remote and hybrid work becomes a more permanent fixture, leaders need to be more intentional about the social dynamic of their workforce

Hybrid headache: why people choose the office or the home

This WORKTECH Academy Briefing looks at a new study from a group of Dutch researchers on preferred work settings, and at a model of four types of hybrid leader shown at our Amsterdam conference

Switched off: is it time to reset the wellbeing agenda?

In this WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing we look at new research which suggests the corporate wellbeing agenda is in trouble, and how the race for the world’s tallest timber building is heating up

Reinventing the wellness wheel: designing for six areas of wellbeing

Wellbeing is an essential component of workplace performance, but what does ‘wellness in the workplace’ look like when we split our workdays between offices, homes and everywhere in between?

Risky business: the hidden pitfalls of hybrid working

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at new data from Leesman on the dangers for hybrid working, and at a new Manhattan tower billed as the world’s skinniest skyscraper

What employees really want: towards a people-first workplace

What do employees really want? A new report by HqO explores where employees and employers align and diverge in their expectations for the future of work

Have we reached an inflection point on journey to hybrid work?

In this WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we explore what Microsoft’s 2022 Work Trends Index tells us about the future of hybrid work and meet six workplace archetypes from Bain & Company