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Employee Monitoring Vs. Workplace Trust In An Age Of Remote Working

This year, as communities came together to fight Covid-19, millions of employees packed up their desks and headed for their study, kitchen, or shed.  Technology responded, supporting teams to find new ways to collaborate through digital channels. But this connected virtual workplace brought friction too. As the months rolled on, leaders started to worry that […]

Category: Forbes | Wednesday 13 January 2021 | Author: Anna Shields
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Experts explain: An SME guide to unfair dismissal

We turned to the experts for advice on how to ensure you stay within the law when dismissing employees. Hear direct from top legal experts who specialise in unfair dismissal. “The key to a fair dismissal is often following the correct processes,” says James Tamm, Director of Legal Services at employment law and HR support […]

Category: Real Business | Thursday 7 January 2021 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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How to develop a conflict-competent culture

Anna Shields outlines ten areas where HR and L&D can look at to support a conflict-competent culture. The Covid-19 pandemic has not only transformed where people work, but also the way they work. As organisations have adjusted to a new reality, many employees have felt additional pressures which have impacted levels of stress, mental health […]

Category: Training Journal | Wednesday 9 December 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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What Leaders Need To Know About Bullying In The Remote Workplace

A manager stares impatiently at an empty Zoom screen and thinks: “Late again for our catch up. Typical! And why haven’t they provided the information I requested? Working remotely makes it easier for them to avoid me.” The line report hovers over the ‘join meeting’ icon, with an impending sense of doom. “I can’t face […]

Category: Forbes | Wednesday 2 December 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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How to manage the ‘R number’ for conflict at work

By Anna Shields 6 November 2020  Like a virus, conflict can spread within organisations, with those involved infecting others around them. Leaders need to be aware of the R rate for conflict in their organisation and implement strategies to prevent and manage conflict. The growing R number for Covid-19 is making headlines again. In September 2020, R went […]

Category: HR Zone | Monday 9 November 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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