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Employability Skills, WFH, Well-Being Resources

Our mission here is to make the most useful resources more widely available to help others to improve their employability skills, wfh experience and overall well-being.

Employability skills

We designed a baseline Employability Skills Test to assess a learners ‘job readiness’. Also, where their learning needs are. BESTest also assesses the positive difference made by learning programme interventions in terms of specific employability skills.

Analyse your employability skills

Soft skills are critical in today’s workplace. The term employability characteristics refers to a cluster of productive personality traits . These characterize one’s suitability for working effectively – including with other people. Employability characteristics, or soft employability skills are numerous. They include social graces, communication skills, cognitive agility, emotional intelligence, resilience, empathy, time management, teamwork and leadership traits.

LinkedIn Courses

MIND’s WFH Well-Being Guides for Adults

Latest well being and thriving articles

Thriving at work to support well-being

Working from home is set to stay

Happiest working from home

Getting the most out of Zoom calls

Virtual Work Well-Being Resources for Managers

People managers’ mental health guide

  • Tools for effectively and confidently support employee mental health at work.
  • Spotting the warning signs of poor mental health.
  • Offering the right support early on.

Wellness Action Plans (WAPs) 

  • Help your staff support their own mental health at work.
  • Start the conversation about mental health with your own team.

Mentally healthy workplace introduction

  • Understanding the relationship between good employee mental health and its …
  • Relationship with getting the best out of your staff.

Virtual Work Well-Being research

HBR’s Is your organization ready for permanent wfh

Using personality profiling with remote workers

Thriving as an extrovert on a remote team

The best worst qualities remote working employees

8 habits people especially productive when working from home

Why are some people better at wfh?

Virtual work skills you need

5 habits people especially productive when working from home

Is your remote working technology ready?

What 12,000 Employees Have to Say About the Future of Remote Work

Engaging Remote Employees Through Culture

How to Engage Remote Employees

Managing Remote Employees: 5 Best Practices

A Better Way to Manage Team Performance

5 Steps to Having a Productive Virtual Monthly Meeting

Company Alignment: The CEO’s Roadmap to Organizational Bliss

How to Remain Remotely Agile Through COVID-19
Remote Work Works—Where Do We Go from Here?

Raising your energy levels at work

4 ways to have more energy at work

Cultivating the essential ingredient in leadership: energy

7 ways to boost your energy at work

Leadership of remote teams

Building digitally ready teams

Offer encouragement and emotional support: Especially in the context of an abrupt shift to remote work, it is important for managers to acknowledge stress, listen to employees‘ anxieties and concerns, and empathize with their struggles. HBR’s recommendations for supporting new remote workers.

12 signs of a virtual micro-manager

6 tips for managing remote employees

Managing new remote workers

Leaders of remote teams need to ask themselves these questions

Managing your extrovert remote workers

Remote first hiring

Managing a remote team

virtual working well-being

Using digitalisation as a substitute for innovation

This can be of more questionable value. For example:

The L’Oreal digitalisation case study below.

Part of L’Oréal’s strategy of digitisation was a new mobile-only recruitment platform. Candidates were encouraged to send emoji applications via text. An HR spokesperson tweeted:

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We want to allow candidates to really express themselves, to tell us about their career path and aspirations in the medium they are most comfortable with and to instantly share their experience with their peers. We believe this innovative approach holds great promise !!

L’Oréal’s intention to improve the candidate experience was met. But is’s questionable this digitisaiton made their graduate recruitment more efficient.

Other common prolems with wfh

Remote managers should focus on trust

Sorry but working from home is overrated

Making a positive impression on virtual calls

Why I hate working from home

Companies start to think remote work isn’t so great after all

Video conferencing calls are draining your energy

Zoom may have the lead, but the video chat wars have only


British workers suffering from ‘online meeting fatigue


Working from home could be the new normal as coronavirus

virtual working well-being

Consultancy Solutions

Caliper

PSI (Caliper)

Caliper Youtube

Aon

SHL

RemoteWorkQ

Remote working checklists

Owl

Microsoft’s downloadable checklist

CCB Tech