Branding offers staff a higher purpose

Corporate image advertising can help employees feel better about their jobs

Stern on Boards

Stefan Stern
Private and public organisations are similar enough that they should learn from one another
– Stefan Stern
illustration by Mario Wagner for Employment Global Best Practice March 2015 special report ©Mario Wagner
The best companies communicate effectively with their staff and get things done
Anna Cook, Head of Recruitment, Cern

Anna Cook, head of recruitment, Cern

A diverse workforce with a unique scientific mission

How to plan a succession as well as the House of Windsor

Develop leaders long before they are required

Career counsel: How to hire the best young talent

Focus on attitude and teach the necessary skills

In a Blink: salary negotiations

To get a pay rise, show a willingness to learn

winning haiku May 25 2015

Workplace Haiku: the office retreat

Poetic musings on embracing your work team

For and not-for profit face similar tasks

Regarding governance, private and public boards can learn from one another

Company calendars full of fibs

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Dr. Ewan Birney, Co-director, EBI

Ewan Birney, co-director, EBI

Analysis of genetics data ushers in an era of personalised medicine to tackle stubborn diseases

Founder of Mumsnet advises how to avoid the mummy track

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In a Blink: the motherhood penalty

The vast majority of mothers believe they are being penalised at work

Workplace Haiku: first day at a new job

The winning poem is by a master of imagery

Ethical policies must work in the field

Codes of conduct are of no use if the local boss is not getting the right signals elsewhere

Employees flock to private clubs

As working patterns change, membership is burgeoning

Julie Bentley, chief executive, Girlguiding

It is important that young women’s concerns are heard

Advice for those suddenly made jobless in Westminster

MP or not, there are some concrete steps to take if you unexpectedly find yourself out of work

In a Blink: time to negotiate for a better salary

Employers say they are feeling generous. Should you be asking for a pay rise?

Haiku: bring your child to work day

The winning poem serves up an unexpected twist

Effective conversation is vital to success

To encourage a good governance conversation, consider with care those sitting around the table

Readers’ reaction

Closing the skills gap will take more than choosing between classics and computer science, say our readers in their top comments to the piece