PODCAST: A Conversation about Working in the New Normal, with Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

For the first episode of our new Transform Talent Podcast, we ask Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, ManpowerGroup’s Chief Talent Scientist, how employees can adapt to working in the New Normal. We discuss the new reality of being forced to work from home and how this is impacting productivity, work-life balance, emotional wellbeing, and career progression. What is the real, long-term impact that working from home is having on women’s careers? How important is trust and transparency from employers in a world where health, safety and wellbeing need to come first when returning to the workplace?

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Helping Employees Combat Burnout

When stress and concern are on the rise for today’s workforce, accessible wellbeing support is key. In March when Covid-19 upended the way millions of UK workers operate, many workplaces went into emergency mode, which required long hours and extreme focus to make necessary shifts for survival. As the pandemic continues, we’re seeing dips in motivation and focus. Organisations need to help reorient toward the long-term and care for their team’s mental wellbeing.

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The changing face of mental health support in 2020

In celebration of World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October, we recently spoke with Leanne Winter, HR Manager and Mental Health First Aid Instructor at ManpowerGroup UK, about how workplace mental health support has changed in 2020 and what companies can do to ensure long-lasting support for employees, whether they’re working onsite or remotely.

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How to know if it’s time for a career pivot

You’ve settled into a job that seems to work for you and your goals. Until you changed your mind. You are not alone. Staying in the same job for your whole career is no longer the norm. Changing university or training programmes, a role within your company or even the industry you work in is becoming more common in today’s transforming economy.

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ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey – Q4 2020

COVID-19 continues to weigh heavy on the UK employment market but there are clear signs of improvement in the final quarter of 2020, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. While the Q4 UK Employment Outlook is -8% – a near-historic low – new data reveals a 4-point lift compared to the previous quarter. As lockdown eases and employers embrace new ways of working, the uptick is driven by stronger hiring intentions in utilities and agriculture as well positive momentum in several other key sectors.

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