Working Life

August - 2016

Unified Collaboration is the future, but it doesnt have to be fancy

In fact, you already have the tools you need.

July - 2016

Six ways to have work friends when youre the boss

Be a consistent boss who finds the balance between authority and friendship with employees, including clarity, communication, and leadership.

June - 2016

Lending a hand - The bad handshake scale, where do you fit?

A recent report published by the Journal of Hand Therapy showed that the grip strength of current 20-34 year olds was much weaker than that of those in the same age group in 1985.

Sort your squad out! How employers and employees can work together during a great summer of sport

With the Euro 2016 football tournament starting today and the Rio Olympic Games in August, employers need a smart approach to sick leave and working hours to minimise disruption at work.

Managing employee culture during change

Guest author Benjamin Black (a BrightHR partner) discusses the importance of clear communication with employees when your business undergoes a merger or structural change.

6 apps to help you make the most of your lunch hour

Did you know that a whopping 79% of employees think fun at work relieves stress?

May - 2016

Which HR policies would you throw into HRroom101?

BrightHR recently hosted a Room 101 session alongside HR Magazine. We call it... HRroom101

7 HR complaints that will leave you open-mouthed (and hoping you never get them)

For a profession that demands patience, understanding, and a cool head, HR really pushes the envelope for contact with unreasonable, inappropriate, and downright bizarre workplace scenarios

April - 2016

Procrastination: The office curse or the key to employee creativity?

A curse or a gift?

Wellbeing in workplace design: Creating Cloud9

How do you build an office environment that will help to attract the best talent, consolidate a new team in one environment, encourage innovation and creativity, and support the rapid growth of a new brand, product, and business?