Editor’s note: Mental health charity Mind provides a range of resources for employers including guides to mental health for managers, wellness action plans and practical advice on how to implement Thriving at Work standards.
Editor’s note: This podcast includes interviews on mental health with an interesting mix of people including artists, actors and authors.
Editor’s note: This article is full of useful links to resources that will be useful for raising awareness around mental health and also for supporting colleagues who might need help.
Editor’s note: Here’s an interesting piece on the half-life of knowledge and facts. Knowledge degrades faster than ever because we generate new information so quickly and at such scale. That means we need to think differently about learning and how we keep ourselves well informed in order to do our jobs effectively.
Editor’s note: This research report features insights from interviews with 4,000 UK citizens to understand more about how people lead their lives online. It’s fascinating to see the level of competency with a range of digital skills and how successful employers are at supporting employees in developing digital skills.
Editor’s note: This is round-up of research and evidence into the effectiveness, challenges and opportunities of remote working . The article also looks at the research into the productivity of dispersed teams.
Editor’s note: This research into what satisfies employees at work will not surprise you but it does show yet again the importance of aligning work with personal values and providing opportunities to develop.
Editor’s note: Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of, or used, Tiktok. what matters here is how this video/social platform keeps your attention. It’s a fascinating media, technology and communications story. One that is being lived by many of the next wave of employees.
Editor’s note: This is an interesting article. Not only does it provide a list of companies that have transformed what they do and how they do it but it also provides examples of the changes these companies have made to stay successful. I tend find ‘transformation’ a rather abstract and meaningless term. However, this article provides concrete examples that really bring it to life.
Editor’s note: This research report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development carried out a literature review in order to answer the following three questions. They are: What is inclusion and what impact does it have on workplace outcomes? How can organisations assess inclusion? Which behaviours, practices and organisational values build workplace inclusion? This is required reading if you are interested in building an inclusive workplace.
Editor’s note: This article takes a look at how Nestle introduced Workplace by Facebook to its 320,000 employees. Testing it out on a small group and creating personas based on how they used the platform helped the company launch it succesfully across the whole business.
Editor’s note: Jane Hart has published her 13th annual list of the top 200 tools used by learning professionals. This is a useful list for seeing what tools your peers are using and what new tools are on the scene. The top five tools tend to stay the same year yo year.
Editor’s note: What is psychological well-being? What’s its history in organisations? What are the myths around the concept? And is more of it a good thing? This video reveals all.
Editor’s note: This is an excellent read on growth mindset and learning and teaching in general. The article also makes a good point about the challenges of turning psychological theory into educational practice. A cautionary tale for L&D.
Infosys Talent Radar 2019: How the Best Companies get the Skills They Need to Thrive in the Digital Era
Editor’s note: According to this research of 1,000 executives, the skills in greatest demand, but hardest to find, are adaptability, communication and analytics. Can the same be said of your organisation?