SEP 2018

CONTENTS

 

TALKING POINTS

As a grownup who took a gap year, I can thoroughly support and recommend @lyndagratton ‘s idea that taking time to think, reflect, experience is an absolute gift and allows a fundamental rethink of the contribution you want to make to the world.

- Rhonda Brighton-Hall - Aug 29
@rhonda_bh

3 challenges of scaling up soft skills acc to @lyndagratton & @mitsmr : 1. Outdated schools 2. Tech saturation at home 3. Stress at work. Read this http://bit.ly/2MWm3Is 

Abhijit Bhaduri - Aug 28
@AbhijitBhaduri

Young Lawyer "I'd like to take paternity leave" Company partner "Have you thought of your career" @lyndagratton argues social norms are moving fast but institutions are not keeping up #modernorganisations #AHRINC

- Deborah Blackman - Aug 28
@debbiebl2

ARTICLES


BUILDING FUTURE NARRATIVES IN SYDNEY

August saw us hosting a FoW workshop in Sydney. This annual event is an opportunity for our Australia-based consortium members to hear the latest research on the future of work and share insights and good practice ideas with each other. More

WHY IS THE FUTURE OF WORK SO INTERESTING IN JAPAN?

We’ve shared a few articles about the growth FoW has seen in Japan in recent years, and how popular future of work themes are over there. For this month’s issue, we thought we’d get a more personal perspective from some of our Japan members by asking them to talk to us about their favourite FoW themes and share what they’ve enjoyed – and what they’ve learned – as members of FoW. More

LYNDA GRATTON AT AHRI

During our recent Australia trip, Lynda visited Melbourne to deliver a keynote presentation at the 2018 AHRI Convention. While she was there, she recorded a SEEK Talent Talk podcast on Rewiring organisations for the future. More

KPMG WINS HBA AWARD FOR HOT SPOTS JAM

We were delighted to hear that Hot Spots client KPMG recently won an HBA Ace award for their exemplary workplace initiatives that are helping to advance women. The award particularly honed in on KPMG’s innovative approach to collecting employee insights – in the form of a Jam they ran with the Hot Spots team. More

Who’s in Our Network? – Apoorva Chandra

This month’s Hot Spots Friend is Apoorva Chandra, HR Director at Prudential Plc. with responsibility for the Group Head Office and Prudential Africa. Apoorva’s role is an interesting combination of Group and regional responsibilities, and he’s also a Member of the Court of the Guild of Human Resource Professionals.

We believe Africa’s strong future growth will foster innovative HR solutions which will contribute to global good practice. We’re looking forward to learning more about this from Apoorva over the next few months. More

HOT SPOTS UPDATES…

30% of British firms support ‘summer shutdown’
Following our article about holidays in the August newsletter, we noticed some survey results from Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance, which showed that 28% of business owners believe a summer shutdown would improve productivity, while 33% think the break would improve staff wellbeing levels.

Lynda Gratton CNN interview
Lynda Gratton spoke to CNN recently about how to prepare for a 100-Year Life. You can read the piece online now!

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