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Boosting Engagement & Productivity Through Strategic Wellness

Over the last number of weeks, the world as we know it has changed. Many organisations have been forced to implement working from home policies, embrace technology and virtual meetings to maintain as much “business as usual” as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic. With so much change comes a variety of new and unprecedented challenges. […]

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Diversity: Harnessing Creativity by Going Beyond Just Having It

I recently had the pleasure of attending an all Ireland Lego League event. An event charged full of youthful energy, collaboration and competition in equal measure, and above all spectacular levels of innovation (the practical realisation of creative ideas) and creative thinking. As Head of The Future of Work Institute with Cpl, I am acutely aware of the need for organisations to fully harness cre ...READ MORE >
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Emerging Technology and Its Impact on Employee Health

The idea of work is continually evolving beyond just a job and earning a living to an experience with purpose and meaning. The future of work is bringing with it emerging technologies and new ways of working many of which are bringing us closer together. However, in a connected world, sometimes it’s wise for individuals and organisations to step aside and think of how well we are connected to ours ...READ MORE >
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Technostress: What is it & Why it Shouldn’t be Ignored

Emerging technologies are shifting the workplace and how we work. Many assume that new technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), might affect no ...READ MORE >
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Creating a Compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP)

Today, organisations are finding themselves in a race for talent in an ultra-competitive and hyper globalised market. In order to attract, engage and reta ...READ MORE >
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Discovering the Human in the Future of Work

The world has come a long way in the past decade. Today, a period which many refer to as the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0, the way we trav ...READ MORE >
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3 Ways Wellness Programmes Can Benefit the Bottom Line

It has been an interesting year for the wellness industry with a firm shift in how workplace wellness programmes are delivered and designed. New ways of w ...READ MORE >
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Workplace Wellness: Time to Get Strategic

“65% of millennials highlighted the significance of a good wellness programme in influencing their choice of employer.” Looking after your employee’s heal ...READ MORE >
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Workplace Wellness Trends and How They’ve Evolved

Workplace wellness programmes are all about supporting better employee health and wellbeing. Typical corporate programmes include medical screenings, life ...READ MORE >
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Tips for women on how to ask for a pay rise, and get it

It’s often been reported that women simply don’t ask for more money at work. Online and offline you’ll find pages upon pages of articles and statistics on ...READ MORE >
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In our evolving society the ‘new’ leadership is custodianship

Custodian 'a person who has responsibility for taking care of or protecting something'. We are at an interesting juncture in society and by default an int ...READ MORE >
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Attracting talent through storytelling

Storytelling - everyone is talking about it. There are almost more stories about storytelling than actual compelling stories in business these days. Stori ...READ MORE >
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Using data analysis to perfect your employee proposition

Attracting and retaining the right talent in today’s hyper-competitive and the globalised market isn’t easy. With Ireland’s unemployment rate now dipping ...READ MORE >
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Good Leaders Create a Culture of Wellness

Many businesses are implementing wellness programmes in the name of employee well-being and healthcare costs. Most include a range of seminars, workshops ...READ MORE >
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Why your workplace wellness programme is failing

Bringing in health gurus into your workplace is a nice thing to do. You feel like you’re playing your part making these services accessible to your employ ...READ MORE >
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The war for talent is really a war for purpose

We hear it more and more. It is a battlefield out there for talent. Many organisations are finding it hard to find the 'right' talent. To complicate matte ...READ MORE >
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The challenges & opportunities of the future workforce

What if companies had no permanent employees? But they still had access to all the world's talent? I don't think that’s an unrealistic vision of for the f ...READ MORE >
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Could gamifying the Future of Work be the solution?

Last Saturday an estimated 10 million people from all over the world attended a concert. The concert featured a set by ‘DJ Marshmello’ who played 2018 hit ...READ MORE >
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How can employers support the health and well-being of shift workers?

Shift work is one of many contributors to increased job stress and stress related illnesses in recent years. Due to the nature of their work, shift worker ...READ MORE >
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A Workplace Christmas Carol

At this time of the year, I always turn my attention to my yearly reading of 'A Christmas Carol'- known to many as 'Scrooge'. It gets me in the Christmas ...READ MORE >
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Is there value in the Employer Value Proposition?

One of the most significant hurdles for organisations everywhere, regardless of location or talent pool, is finding the right person for the job. The tale ...READ MORE >
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The Gender Gap: Why is it happening and what can we do about it?

It makes good business sense to challenge the status quo and bring about gender equality in the workplace, and that's why we created this guide. This will ...READ MORE >
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How Long Will Your Job Last

How should your business be preparing for the future? What work could your business automate? How can you prepare your staff for future advancements in wo ...READ MORE >
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The Future of Talent

The Future of Talent provides must-know facts and specific guidance on the steps you can take to prepare your business for the future. It will help you ga ...READ MORE >
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A Rested Worker Is A Productive Worker

How focusing on employee wellbeing promotes creativity, innovation, engagement and a more productive and contented employee ...READ MORE >
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The Future of Work

The world of work is changing at supersonic speed. Cpl Director Peter Cosgrove shares insights that could shape your future business strategy and spark ne ...READ MORE >
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Why Women Are Your Future

Transforming your brand, maximising revenue and increasing employee engagement through gender diversity. ...READ MORE >
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Managing Talent

Managing and Sourcing talent is an important part of your company's growth and often poses a significant issue. The good news is Cpl have launched "Managi ...READ MORE >
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Tips for women on how to ask for a pay rise, and get it

It’s often been reported that women simply don’t ask for more money at work. Online and offline you’ll find pages upon pages of articles and statistics on this. In 2003 it was reported that only 7% of female graduating university students a... READ MORE >
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The war for talent is really a war for purpose

We hear it more and more. It is a battlefield out there for talent. Many organisations are finding it hard to find the ‘right’ talent. To complicate matters we are quickly moving into the real ‘economy of one.’ A huge grow... READ MORE >
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Attracting talent through storytelling

Cpl Strategy Directory Barry Winkless on how business stories can motivate and engage current and future employees while enabling a strong strategy. READ MORE >
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Boosting Engagement & Productivity Through Strategic Wellness

Over the last number of weeks, the world as we know it has changed. Many organisations have been forced to implement working from home policies, embrace technology and virtual meetings to maintain as much “business as usual” as possible dur... READ MORE >
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Diversity: Harnessing Creativity by Going Beyond Just Having It

I recently had the pleasure of attending an all Ireland Lego League event. An event charged full of youthful energy, collaboration and competition in equal measure, and above all spectacular levels of innovation (the practical realisation o... READ MORE >
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Discovering the Human in the Future of Work

The world has come a long way in the past decade. Today, a period which many refer to as the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0, the way we travel, work, communicate and learn are all evolving faster than ever before. Technology i... READ MORE >