How technology will change the HR profession

After attending a talk this month on the mind-bending world of Virtual Reality (VR) by one of the founders of VR Jaron Lanier, it got me thinking about how his ideas apply to the world of work. So, how will technology change the world of work, and in turn the HR profession of the future?…

Five tips for a successful wellbeing strategy from the Happy at Work Hub launch

Recently, there seems to be a lot of talk in the HR world about wellbeing and happiness at work. Whilst this is great to see, it’s not always translated into action in businesses. So, it was a pleasant surprise last week when over 40 businesses turned up to the launch of the Happy at Work…

Book summary: 7 tips from Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself

I was first introduced to Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself through the entrepreneur Tai Lopez’s course the 67 steps. In the course Tai talks about his system for reading a book a day, mainly non-fiction books which build your knowledge. This book is top of his 150 recommended non-fiction books. Drucker argued in an era where…

Happiness at Work – Where’s the Evidence?

The last 10 years has seen the growing acceptance of the idea that having happier employees makes good business sense. Whether that’s through the positive psychology of Martin Seligman, or management gurus like Shawn Achor (whose TED talk sparked my interest in the subject 4 years ago). But where actually is the evidence which proves…