Archives for February 2014

Creating an elastic workplace

Deloitte have issued an insightful report on US human capital trends in 2013, and the conclusion: “…workplace flexibility has grown to become a requirement for organizations that want to make the most of its people’s productivity.” Business leaders who balance their people’s needs with their company’s needs can be a step ahead of the competition in the race for talent.  Finding this balance is what leading companies are doing now.  Consider … [Read more...]

Flexible working: some pros and cons

“Technology is an essential ingredient of flexible working practices - but it can also mean we can feel like we never stop working.” With the growth and ease of use of technology today is it really possible to 'switch off' when you are outside the office? Read Suzie Thoraval’s insightful blog from a working mother’s perspective about the overt and covert pressures that prevent us from doing so.  This blog originally appeared on … [Read more...]