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Concentration at work

How to concentrate: scientists have discovered exact length of break you need for maximum productivity

This is when you need to stop working – and how long for – to maximise concentration

25 May 2018

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Robot

Could a robot replace your boss?

Robots may deliver lasting results, but do they make effective managers? We ask experts to weigh up the pros and cons

24 May 2018

Gender equality

Three lessons in gender equality from Deloitte, Virgin Money and Harvey Nash

Transparent gender pay gap reporting and work-life balance strategies are some of the ways to tackle gender inequality at work

24 May 2018

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overwork

Why overwork kills productivity

Behavioural psychologists reveal confirm that being busy is not a marker of productivity and explain why

23 May 2018

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Happiness

Case Study: What does a Chief Happiness Officer actually do? (It's not HR)

Are your employees happy at work? A UK marketing company told Insights how they transformed their business by taking charge of workplace happiness

22 May 2018

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Apprenticeship scheme

Three tips to make your apprenticeship scheme award-winning

Entries are open for the National Apprenticeship Awards. Here’s what the judges look out for

21 May 2018

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Promotion

Why a promotion to manager increases job satisfaction for men (but not women)

Female managers report more difficulties after promotion than their male peers

18 May 2018

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Recruitment

Hire like Elon Musk... and 14 other ways to attract future leaders

Treat rejects with respect, don’t be a snob, and 13 other ways to attract brilliant talent

17 May 2018

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Maclaren lecture

Eleven thoughts on management and leadership from the MacLaren memorial lecture

The MacLaren Memorial Lecture shed light on leadership challenges in a tech-driven world. Here we share the thoughts of CMI President, Bruce Carnegie-Brown

16 May 2018

Social media

5 Social media lessons from CEOs

Leading managers explain how and why they have social media accounts

16 May 2018

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