The Future of Work

The Future of Work

The Future of Work according to History of Work, I’m not convinced by the doomsayers who predict radical job losses due to the rise of automation. Human society has gained overall from every technological advancement since the invention of the wheel. Each of these...
Is the Position Description dead?

Is the Position Description dead?

Is the Position Description dead? We’ve all heard the argument about dropping the need for resumes over the years, but what about the use of Job Descriptions (JDs)? Recent research by HSG tell us the following: • 37% of organisations don’t have one for all roles • It...
‘NO’ the most powerful word in the world

‘NO’ the most powerful word in the world

“No” the most powerful word in the world? Possibly…. Does “there’s just not enough hours in the day” sound familiar? As leaders, Time is often our scarcest resource and in an increasingly complex landscape, it’s easy to be pulled in a million directions at...
Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’?

Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’?

Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’? I recently overheard a conversation between a return to work mum and her recruiter, clearly discussing the prospect of an offer for an executive position. The recruiter was trying to set up her expectations – which, according...
Pricing in a growth business

Pricing in a growth business

Pricing – the bane of every growth business. I recently sat in on the launch of this brilliant pricing course run by London’s leading behavioural economist Hannah Lewis, and I want to give it a shout out. It’s absolutely spot-on for small business owners (like me, and...