24 June: As the pandemic forces employers to embrace new ways of recruitment, traditional onboarding processes also need to be reimagined. Cloud technology and team engagement can help spread the burden of an often-overlooked process by crowdsourcing resources for starters.
Features from June 2020
New thinking, practical advice and professional insight.
12 June: The UK government has introduced a range of measures to support all businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, but how well are these working for construction? Should more be done to avoid serious long-term consequences for housebuilders, particularly SME builders?
17 June: For a virtual team to run effectively everyone has to know when to communicate and what tools they should be using. Oliver Deacon argues that not only is a communication strategy vital, but that it is crucial that managers lead by example.
10 June: Coronavirus has highlighted the challenge of managing individuals and teams that cannot meet face-to-face. Leadership coach Oliver Deacon argues that to succeed managers need to dedicate more time on communication, context, clarity and culture.
8 June: With many construction clients in the dark about the impact of coronavirus on their suppliers, the pandemic may be the catalyst for a more intelligence-led approach to supply chains, spreading risk and cost more equitably.