This is the first in a series of articles examining the future of leadership in a changing world.
In the context of an ageing workforce, this article, based on a study by Dr Ulrike Fasbender of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and Mo Wang of the University of Florida, looks at how negative attitudes towards older workers can effect hiring decisions and makes suggestions on what organisations can do to tackle it.
This page contains further reading on the topics covered in the article 'Research on organisational practices: How to reduce age discrimination in hiring' by Dr Ulrike Fasbender.
This is the next in the series of interviews in which a selection of HR leaders across a variety of sectors share their thoughts on the impact of past and anticipated future changes on their world of work.
James Davies of Lewis Silkin LLP comments on the impact of Artificial Intelligence, robotics and technology on work in a response to a new report from the International Bar Association.
Numbers, data and algorithms – why HR professionals and employment lawyers should take data science and analytics seriously
Data science and has revolutionised many areas: from Netflix recommendations to Amazon suggested purchases. The data revolution has been slowly hitting the workplace in recent years and, with this trend set to continue, the workplaces of tomorrow may be unrecognisable from those of today. Laurence Mills of Lewis Silkin LLP discusses why HR need to get onboard the big data bandwagon.
This article by Adrian Wakeling of Acas, looks at the future of mental health in the workplace and provides an insight into the increasing need to address cultural and behavioural attitudes to mental health.
Rachel Brushfield of Energise explores fulfillment at work and how the changing expectations of workers are starting to make companies rethink their long established ways of working. This article explores how individuals can achieve fulfillment at work and how companies can provide it through their policies.
This page contains further examples from the article "Fulfilment is the future of work".
Globally, “efficiency wages” are increasingly finding favour (the idea that employers who pay more than the going rate get more loyal and productive staff). In the UK, the Living Wage Foundation has blazed a trail in this area and in this article, Tess Lanning of the Living Wage Foundation argues why more employers should adopt the real Living Wage today.
This is the fourth in a series of interviews in which a selection of HR leaders across a variety of sectors share their thoughts on the impact of past and anticipated future changes on their world of work.
Natalie Carrick and Lynn White of WDI Consulting continue to explore how energy can be managed in business. In this article, they look at the sources of energy in teams and identify some strategies to help businesses enhance and sustain this critical resource.
This article by Lena Ross explores how disruption within organisations is changing the way we work.
Geraldine Gallacher, Managing Director of the Executive Coaching Consultancy, looks at how organisations can manage talent when dealing with an intense and high pressured working environment.
This is the third in a series of interviews in which a selection of HR leaders across a variety of sectors share their thoughts on the impact of past and anticipated future changes on their world of work.
This article by Richard Goff, Partner at Archipelago connections looks at the changing nature of leadership in the workplace and explores facilitating as a new model of leadership.
Demographics and migration play an extremely important part in job markets worldwide. Rafael De Filippis and Vitor Castro discuss the challenges for the future of work in Brazil.
This is the second in a series of interviews in which a selection of HR leaders across a variety of sectors share their thoughts on the impact of past and anticipated future changes on their world of work.
Jasmine Gartner - trainer, anthropologist and business consultant on employee engagement - discusses change and what the future of work means to her.
Mark Catchlove of Herman Miller explores whether space affects our behaviour and what this means for the future of work.