Monthly archives:June 2020
Millions of workers have been on furlough for months now. Many will have had money worries, anxiety about health and the future, and some will have lost people they love to the virus.Amid the pressures of working from home and the restrictions of the lockdown, many people will have felt stre[...]
Hello, I’m Nicola from The People Mentor and welcome to my Leadership podcasts.In this series of podcasts, I want to share with you some of the wisdom I’ve gained in over 30 years of managing and leading teams.One of the many things I’ve learned in that time is that the most successf[...]
Hi, I’m Nicola from The People Mentor.
In this series of podcasts, I want to share some practical tips and advice that HR managers can share with line managers.Team and management issues clog up the desk of many HR managers when with the right support or tr[...]
One of the biggest challenges that managers have had to navigate during the Coronavirus pandemic is managing virtual teams.Amid the jokes about employees working in their pyjamas and the complaints about ‘Zoom fatigue,’ the shift to remote working has proven to be a huge challenge.While it’s[...]
The furlough scheme was part of the government’s response to COVID-19. The intention was to protect businesses and jobs by placing employees on leave on 80% of their monthly salary, instead of making them redundant.The scheme was recently extended until October, with employers being asked to[...]
Most of us spend more time with our work colleagues than we spend with our families, so it is inevitable that friendships develop and people spend time with each other outside of the workplace. But when it comes to the relationship dynamic between a manager and members of their team, it’s differ[...]