How has the pandemic changed your views of the workplace? Has the traditional nine-to-five in the office, laboratory or factory gone forever? And have we modified our expectations about how and where we work? The Cambridge community is coming together to investigate these questions and to explore the new challenges organisations may face in the future workplace.
What on earth happened to us in 2020 and where does it leave us now? Many polls report that people have discovered real merits of working from home. The past year has seen an increase in digital nomads and working from home. Even before the pandemic, more people were seeking home-based roles for at least some of the week.
Cambrdge Network Guest blog by Kelly Drewery, Business Psychologist at Talent Glue. We really are currently in a peculiar social place aren't we? For the many of us who have been lucky to remain well, we have created a little life bubble for ourselves.
Kelly Drewery, Business Psychologist at Talent Glue, summarises last week's Cambridge Network business lecture on 'Corporate Psychopaths', given by Prof Clive Boddy from Middlesex University, and asks: What can you do to spot them? And is it possible to bring out their good qualities at work and limit the risk of damage?
Three Cambridge Network members have come together to research what great things are happening in Cambridge workplaces. Their report - Workplace Wellbeing: The contribution of the physical workplace to worker wellbeing - was launched today and concludes with five recommended ways to boost the wellbeing of workers in your workplace.
Talent Glue has teamed up with Cambridge Plant Interiors and COEL Office Furniture to conduct some important empirical research which will hopefully provide a clearer understanding around the impact of the working environment on people’s wellbeing in our local area.
Some of the "Best 100 Companies to Work for" are recognised for the 'Fair Deal' they give their employees. These include Bard, Mills & Reeve and Cambridge Consultants. So, what have those who have won a coveted award done to make sure their employees feel they have a fair deal?
Cambridge was recently identified by the Centre for Cities as the most innovative, skilled and equal city in the UK. So how are individual employers rated in employee polls such as the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For 2014?
Cambridge based business psychologist, Kelly Drewery, advised delegates at the Cambridge Network breakfast event last Wednesday that “Young employees want different deals from employers. A one-size fits all deal on benefits and flexible working just doesn’t work anymore.”