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Automation and Digitalisation Shaping the Future of Work

By |January 16th, 2020|News|

Why should we develop skills that won’t be automated? Automation and digitisation are replacing workers in many tasks. An IBM 2019 study conducted in the 12 largest organisations in the world, showed that 120 million workers will need skills training over the next 3 years as a result of the growing number [...]

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Work Meetings: How to Make Them More Effective?

By |January 15th, 2020|News|

How to improve work meetings Meetings are a practical way to allow employees to work together, share progress, ideas and connect with each other. They can be formal or informal and happen face-to-face or through electronic devices (phone, computers, etc). Business meetings can be extremely effective, however, when they are not [...]

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Gender Differences in the Life Sciences Sector

By |January 14th, 2020|News|

The Challenges of Being a Woman in the Life Science Industry The workplace has undergone significant changes in recent years. According to a 2019 study by McKinsey and Company, the number of women in C-suite positions grew from 17% to 21%, between 2015 to 2019. However, we are nowhere near the [...]

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The Importance of Employee Performance Reviews

By |January 9th, 2020|News|

Employee Performance Review Almost every company has an employee performance review system. And what exactly are these systems? They are a way to analyse and evaluate employees’ work performance over a period of time. They allow organisations to understand the workers’ value in terms of business revenue. Companies decide whether these [...]

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Managing Up Skills: Why Are They Important?

By |January 8th, 2020|News|

How to manage your leader and manager Our work can sometimes be demanding and frustrating. Not only do we have to deal with a diverse workforce but also with pressure from our leaders and managers. A 2017 study conducted by Audencia Business School, in France and BVA, showed that seven out [...]

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How Can Failure Improve Our Work Performance?

By |January 7th, 2020|News|

Failure Leads to Success From the beginning of our lives, we have been taught to see failure as negative. It is true that when we fail, we feel discouraged and frustrated. Even the fear of failure can be so negative, that it keeps us from trying. However, what we always forget about [...]

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Onboarding Process: How Can It Help?

By |January 2nd, 2020|News|

Effective onboarding process Employee voluntary turnover rates are extremely high. For instance, in 2018 according to LinkedIn, these rates were at 10,9%. Employee turnovers have a significant impact on companies. They show that employees are neither happy nor engaged. Also, they are expensive for companies, costing 50% of the worker’s [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Career

By |December 30th, 2019|News|

Effective new year's resolution for your career New Year’s Eve is coming and with that, a year full of opportunities begins. Many of us start the new year by making new year's resolutions, to achieve success in our lives. Including at work and in our careers. So, how can we [...]

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Travelling is Helping to Boost Our Career

By |December 27th, 2019|News|

How Can Travelling Improve Our Career? The advantages of travelling are endless. But above all, it is fundamental to self-learning, it allows us to know more about other cultures, languages, food, etc. Travelling teaches us to value experiences over goods. All things considered, it is life changing. Typically, we see travelling as an escape [...]

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Overworking and Its Health Consequences

By |December 26th, 2019|News|

Health Effects of Working Too Much When not a habit, working extra hours can be productive, but for many workers, overworking is a recurrent practice. Even if we are aware of the importance of our health and of a balanced work-life. Recent research by ADP showed that employees in the United Kingdom work [...]

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