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Colleague welfare

Hi all, I am looking for some advice around concern we have for a colleague.  Our dear colleague is in her 70's, and twice been placed on furlough due to the current lack of trade and for her own welfare and safety.She has no diagnosis around memory loss, however, almost every other day, turns up for her shifts, in her uniform. Her line manager has been extremely patient, sits with her and explains about furlough and that we will contact her when we can offer her work again. She forgets she has…

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Absence

Hi all As a business we cuurently use the Bradford Factor system. We are wnating to move away from this absence reporting system. Can I ask what other systems you all use, how they work and if you feel they are effective enough?We also do not currently pay for absence for the first 3 days (unless it COVID related). How do you all work with this, do you think that not paying the 3 days reduces absences or increases the length of the absences. Looking forward to hearing your opinions :) Thanks Lou

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1 Reply · Reply by Theresa Mayne FCIPD Dec 18, 2020

Agile Performance Management

Hey everyone, hope you've all had a great weekend! I wonder if anyone can help with this - does anyone have any experience with setting up and observing performance management working really well in an Agile team with a Tribe structure?At the organisation I work for, we currently have annual reviews where we obtain 360 feedback across the business. It's a bit of a split where it is being utilised by half the business with designated line managers and accountability for their team, for the the…

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Digital Skills

Hi,I've recently started a new role with a Housing Association.  We have a very diverse workforce and one area I have been assigned to develop is enhancing the use of digital skills across the organisation.  We use  a vast range of digital applications in the services we provide to our customers and now with the majority of our workforce working remotely, many who even struggle using Zoom or MS Teams, this has become an even bigger challenge, particularly for new colleagues joining the…

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Reflective vloging - is it worth it?

DPG Community, your thoughts please...A former colleague and I are considering starting a YouTube channel with the aim of reflecting on our own experiences in the world of L+D/HR. I'm in the early stages of my CIPD Lvl 5 LDM and he is has also just started is Lvl 5 HRM. We consider oursleves to be relatively inexperienced but incredibly passionate about what we do andwe want to provide some insight to those that may be condiering a move into our field without any pretence or showmanship. Just…

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6 Replies · Reply by Richard Whiteside on Sunday

Being a Successful Mentor

Hi Everyone I'm just going to copy and paste below a description of an exciting new webinar coming up. Click on the link below to jump to the Events Calendar and register:   The session is brought to you from the fantastically talented team that…

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1 Reply · Reply by Gary Norris Dec 16, 2020

Comparing Motivators

Hi Everyone I think it would be interesting if we share the results of our think Motivations! section. My motivators are: Delivery and Life Commitment. It's like reading a horoscope that is actually based on evidence!  The particular parts of the…

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Lessons from Lockdown

If you are looking for insights into the impact of Lockdown on leadership, take a look at this recording. Here is some information about the event taken from the original event details: Reflecting on the lessons learned in the six-months since the UK first went into lockdown, this three-hour mini conference delves into what the future might hold for learning, engagement and talent. - as well as offering an inspirational look at the stories of leaders across the UK who've risen to the challenges…

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Keeping positive!

To all the lovely L&D and HR leaders - here is a personal resource of how I combat all that negativity and anxiety around the Covid19 - by focussing on some 'Good News' (literally)I wanted to share with all of you, as it has really made a change in my day-to-day and I hope, it will cheer you up a bit too -especially if you need to self-isolate, socially distance or work remotely > https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/How do you uplift your spirit?Stay well, stay positive!Iris 

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