Talent and Transformation

  • Why it’s time to invest in your employer brand

    January 17, 2022

    Employees have, and always will be (for the most part), at the heart of every business. Yet most employers don’t actively curate an employer brand to help them reach and engage the best talent. Fewer still see the strategic links between their employer brand, business performance and corporate reputation. But that is beginning to change. Employer brand is climbing up the priority list; driven by behavioural changes in talent markets across the world, increased expectations...

  • Keeping your team connected in the age of remote working

    March 25, 2020

    By Rachel Davies, Account Manager, Corporate As offices across the globe close their doors in light of tightening social distancing measures, many of us are leaving behind more than just a computer monitor built sometime this side of the millennium and a sad looking office plant. In fact, we are leaving behind a place where we often receive our daily dose of news, political updates, and gossip from those that, over the months and years...

  • Content connects: shifting your B2B comms strategy in an uncertain time

    March 17, 2020

    By James de Mellow, Associate Content Director It’s become clear that the next few months are going to be anything but business as usual. The evolving coronavirus situation is a worldwide public health crisis and organisations are rightly putting the health and wellbeing of their employees first. A secondary, but nevertheless important, concern for businesses is understanding how they can continue operations in a landscape that is constantly shifting. Conferences and events have been cancelled...

  • Guiding principles for scaling culture during hypergrowth

    November 26, 2019

    Last week we hosted a private roundtable with some of the leading lights of the fintech world where we discussed the importance of culture in an organisation and the challenges of scaling culture during hypergrowth. A lively discussion ensued with the unwrapping of the pain points and some of the solves that have been deployed. While the event was under Chatham House rules we've compiled five guiding principles from our discussion to guide those interested...

  • The balancing act of work life balance

    May 22, 2019

    As most thriving organisations hone in on a need to empower and motivate their talent, one could assume the notions of freedom, flexibility, productivity and profitability all sing from one melodic HR hymn sheet. From brainstorming on a beach to parenting with productive panache, countless “think pieces” would have you believe that the professional/personal pieces are falling into place. Especially across the developed world. Work-life integration – where flexible working, remote working and always-on media...

  • The Millennial Manifesto for Businesses

    April 18, 2019

    A new generation is taking hold of business. They are the millennials, and in less than six years’ time they will make up 75% of the world’s working population. But their rise to power isn’t just a generational shift. Millennials are angry. They won’t have pensions, won’t have houses and will earn less than those before them. The ambitious environmental and social change their parents’ generation promised hasn’t fully materialised. The difference is, millennials are...