[ACADEMIC] Membership of Centre for Decent Work and Productivity @mmu_decentwork

I'm pleased to have been invited to join Manchester Metropolitan University's new Centre for Decent Work and Productivity: Work that is both decent for workers and productive for organisations, is vital to the success of any good society. Our research centre builds knowledge about the relationship between work quality and performance, and how these can be aligned. We tackle the key question: “What is, and what causes, decent work and productivity?” through our four knowledge platforms. The knowledge…

[GUEST BLOG] Stimulating the Next Generation of Digital Creatives with #DigiLeaders

Since I've moved to Manchester, I've been fortunate to attend a number of #DigiLeaders events, and volunteered to provide the write-up for the most recent one, held at the BBC in MediaCity. The blog starts: Around 20 creatives, academics, recruiters and business leaders met on 28th July at the BBC, MediaCity in Salford, in response to a statement produced by Digital Leaders Chair Rachel Neaman, that young “digital natives” are not as savvy as we…

Challenge and Inspiration: #GWLOct15

Gathering of Women Leaders started very small back in 2012 (here's the original ideas - PDF) - I first visited one in 2013, and have endeavoured to make it to at least one every year (there have been three, next year there will be two), despite living a long way out of London - as I have formed some excellent relationships, friendships, and networking opportunities there (often all come together!) - whilst gaining the opportunity to…