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10 Essential Leadership Skills For The Modern Workplace

Allwork

Post-pandemic, many companies have shifted into a hybrid model or returned to the office completely — both of which require sets of team management skills that are often new, or, at best, untested in novel workforce arrangements. Today’s leaders are not just expected to guide their teams towards achieving goals, but also need to inspire, innovate, and navigate through an ever-changing business landscape.

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Hustle Culture vs. Quiet Quitting: How Bosses Can Walk the Line

Success

For some, shining attention on the international burnout rates for employees caused a cascade of workplace environment changes. Bosses had to look long and hard at the culture they’d built and make a variety of decisions—including if a caregiver would be penalized for heading out of work a little early, if a team member could do the same job remotely and whether the end of “hustle” culture would mean a decline in profits.

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Lima, Peru Listed as Top Location for U.K. Digital Nomads

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A recent survey published by tech retailer Currys formatted a list of the top 20 cities for the U.K.’s digital nomads and remote workers — considering different factors such as cost of living, internet connectivity, safety, and legal stay durations to determine the most suitable locations for those embracing the remote work lifestyle. Topping the list is Lima, Peru , with a score of 38.66 out of 50.

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How Gulliver’s Travels predicted AI and our attempts to make sense of it all

Workplace Insight

Gulliver’s Travels is one of those books we assume we know. But what we tend to recall is some stuff about Lilliput, giants, talking horses and possibly something about scientists trying to extract sunbeams from cucumbers. It’s really about one man’s descent into disillusion with the human race. It is acerbic, occasionally tediously detailed, and offers insight into some aspects of the human condition, which makes it timeless.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Home Rental Platform Rentberry Shows an Interest in WeWork Acquisition

Allwork

Another group of investors is stepping forward expressing interest in making a bid for WeWork. According to a report published by Commercial Property Executive , San Francisco-based home rental platform Rentberry is set to announce a proposal this week. “We are on the cusp of a revolution in how people work and live, demanding unprecedented flexibility,” Rentberry CEO Oleksiy Lubinksy stated in an announcement. “By aligning WeWork’s expansive coworking ecosystem with

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“Continuous Learning” Ranked as Top Factor in Staying Relevant in the Workforce

Allwork

Singapore’s workforce is bracing for major changes in the way people work in the coming years. A recent survey conducted by Reeracoen and Rakuten Insight Global , which included participants across different industries and generations, revealed concerns related to the impact of automation and the importance of upskilling to remain competitive.

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UK loses 150 million working days due to lack of workplace support for women’s health

Workplace Insight

A new poll from healthcare provider Benenden Health claims that women in the UK miss an average of nine days of work a year due to health issues, exacerbated by a lack of appropriate healthcare support for female workers. The survey also suggest that four in ten (42 percent) have heard derogatory comments about a female employee’s health in the workplace, often around them taking time off work, being difficult to work with or not able to do their job properly.

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The Ultimate Guide to a Successful Website Redesign

Jennie Lyon

Is it time for a website redesign? According to a survey by Adobe, 38% of people will stop engaging with a website if the content or layout is unattractive. Moreover, 75% of consumers admit to making judgments about a company’s credibility based on their website design. What does this mean? A website redesign can help… The post The Ultimate Guide to a Successful Website Redesign appeared first on Jennie Lyon Digital Marketing and Virtual Assistant Services Inc.

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One in five neurodivergent employees say they have experienced harassment or discrimination at work

Workplace Insight

One in five neurodivergent employees have experienced harassment or discrimination at work because of their neurodivergence, according to new research from the CIPD, working with corporate neuroinclusion training specialists Uptimize. Neurodiversity refers to natural differences in human brain function and behavioural traits. It’s estimated that as many as 20 percent of people may be neurodivergent in some way, an umbrella term that can include those with autism, dyslexia, or ADHD.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

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Tailored Procedures Documentation: Tools and Techniques for Every Learning Style

All Things Admin

In the world of process improvement, documented procedures help facilitate operational efficiency. Whether it’s scribbled notes or complex digital files, the importance of procedures documentation cannot be overstated. Having procedures in any form is better than having no documented procedures at all. A handwritten procedure is still a documented procedure.

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Leaders who vanish in times of crisis increase stress and likelihood of burnout

Workplace Insight

Leaders who are not present during a time of organisational crisis increase workers’ stress levels and the likelihood of them burning out, according to new research from a number of UK business schools, including Durham University Business School. The researchers show that when leaders are absent it creates a more toxic workplace, turning workers against management, as well as increasing workers’ stress, levels of absence and even turnover.

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Anger is not an energy in the workplace after all

Workplace Insight

While a large body of previous research suggests that workers who express anger are judged to be competent and hold a high status—resulting in more power and money—a new study by Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) and Princeton University researchers debunks this consensus. In a new study published in Frontiers in Social Psychology , the researchers revisited these claims in U.S. experiments using similar methods as in previous work.

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Middle managers are the secret sauce of productivity, say knowledge workers

Workplace Insight

Research from ClickUp claims to reveal the crucial role that middle managers play in driving productivity. The study found that 81 percent of knowledge workers who responded to the survey think that middle managers, defined as those below top level management and typically in charge of departments or groups, are the people most responsible for driving team productivity, with 68 percent rating the middle managers they work with as very or extremely effective.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Employee turnover will skyrocket if firms monitor office attendance, says former EY leader 

Workplace Insight

The so-called Big Four consultancy firms risk increasing their employee turnover and drastically lowering their retention if they continue monitoring office attendance, says former EY leader and CEO of AM Bank, Dr. Nahla Khaddage Bou-Diab. The intervention follows news that professional services giant Ernst & Young is monitoring UK staff office attendance.

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