Coffee Break

Succession planning, strong leadership and special relationships

27th Jan 2017
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Time to take five minutes for yourself and sit yourself down with this week's round up of HR news, opinion and associated tidbits. 

Let us know what you've enjoyed reading this week, and tell us 


- How I learnt that employees need a leader, not a friend (Forbes)

- Why CEOs should plot their own succession (Talent Economy)

- Strong leadership: does it really make a difference? (CMI)

- HRD and CEO - that special relationship (HR Director)


The art and science of well-being at work (McKinsey)

Workers feel trapped by “rigid” workplaces (Personnel Today)

- The benefits of developing a workplace culture of health (Digitalist!)

- What if jobs are not the solution but the problem? (Aeon)

- How newsrooms are changing - and putting employee happiness first (Huffington Post)


- Why the new CIPD research report is the best thing I've read this year (Test Learn Adapt)

Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace. (The Washington Post)

Stonewall names Lloyds the UK's most inclusive employer (The Guardian)

Employee expectations and how they influence engagement (Ceridian)


Gig economy: the challenges and opportunities (Director)

- Why do we still hate hiring older workers? (Tim Sackett

Making the most of transferable skills – The link between HR and executive search (EtonBridge)

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