Beyond digital: no such thing as a free tweet

Anthony Haynes writes:┬áThe post below (the second in our ‘Beyond digital’ mini-series) provides the first step in our attempt to articulate the rationale for a hybrid communications strategy founded on the belief that analogue communications can be both effective and exciting. There’s non need to spend time rehearsing the benefits of digital — they’re well… Read More

Improving employee engagement and retention

Anthony Haynes writes (or, rather, paraphrases): How to engage employees and how to retain them are major challenges for employers — particularly so when, as in many Western cities today, sectoral unemployment rates are low. There is a battle for talent going on out there. A study by researchers from Babson College and Workday focuses… Read More

Catching the wave: 21st century careers

Anthony Haynes writes: What’s your image of a university press? Perhaps an organisation that produces esoteric, ivory-tower, publications that sit, largely unread, in academic libraries. Not so Deloitte University Press. Deloitte University specialises in leadership. Its press continues that theme in the sense of thought leadership. Its publications cover contemporary challenges in such areas as… Read More

Chengwei Liu: how to gain an advantage in talent acquisition

  Anthony Haynes writes: Chengwei Liu is a business researcher whose work has direct implications for management — especially in the talent sector. He has already won more than ten teaching awards and is listed by Thinkers50 as a next-generation business guru. This week Chengwei kindly agreed to being interviewed for our blog… Q: Chengwei,… Read More

Challenges of working from home (3): people

Anthony Haynes writes: The first post in this series suggested that, for all its advantages, working from home (wfh) entails some challenges too — of four types, namely those concerning: place equipment people time Previously we’ve considered place and equipment; here we consider people. Too little social interaction — or too much? (A) SOCIAL CAPITAL:… Read More