People

Talent pool: new tricks to win back non-traditional workers

This Wednesday Briefing looks at new research from McKinsey on five new typologies of workers that employers can reach to fill the void in the labour market

Mercury rising: why science is warming to workplace temperature

As much of Europe and the UK swelters in the heat, the subject of temperature in the office is once again a ‘hot’ topic. But what does the scientific evidence tell us about the impact on behaviour?

Emerging research brings more clarity to benefits of hybrid work

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at new academic research that provides an evidence base as organisations weigh up their options on introducing a flexible working strategy

Why are US employers laying off staff amid a talent shortage?

This WORKTECH Academy briefing adopts an all-American theme to report on volatility in the tech job market, the return of Neocon trade show and the upcoming WORKTECH Chicago event

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

mentoring

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