Acuity Coaching's Simon Coops feels the gig economy has been heralded by a host of emerging online platforms and HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and competitive advantage.
Volunteering is a major activity in the UK, with many employers either sponsoring their staff to volunteer outside the organisation, or relying on volunteers themselves to carry out their work in the community.
Targeted coaching for mothers can ensure a smooth return to work after maternity leave, and help employers attract and retain valued female employees. XpertHR examines this rising trend and looks at what is on offer to help support new fathers.
Economic downturns and recessions threaten the HR budgets that underpin effective talent management; three recent research studies shed light on how talent management is surviving and evolving during these challenging times, and how it could help employers take best advantage of an upturn.
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