Remote work doesn’t have to mean working alone.

Originally posted on John Yorke:
I have seen a number of articles recently that refer to the stages of remote work or maturity of your remote team as a linear progression to only one possible Nirvana. The Nirvana in question appears to be 100% independence, 100% asynchronous communication and no need to ever have any…

Challenges of working from home: the synoptic post

Anthony Haynes writes: Here we collate four posts, each of which deals with a challenge concerning working from home. Place Much blogging about working from home (Wfh) is positive in tone: many bloggers (a) advocate that employees should seek the right to work from home and (b) emphasise the potential benefits of wfh. As someone… Read More

Review of genuinely useful blogs (IX): Emily Luigbregts PMP

Anthony Haynes writes: I regularly survey blogs focused on the talent sector and related fields, such as career development and human capital development. The quality of blogs varies hugely — in a way, that’s part of the fun of reading them: you never know what you’ll find. When I find a blog that is consistently… Read More

Biological Prime Time: When are you at your most productive?

Originally posted on Josephine Grant:
Your “biological prime time” is the time of the day when you have the most energy, and therefore the greatest potential to be productive. Productivity is a highly individual thing – a get-stuff-done strategy that works flawlessly for one person may do nothing for you. You are probably already aware…

Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Phil Wolfenden interview

Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with one of our resourcers, Phil Wolfenden. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? The essentials of the role have changed little since we… Read More