Hybrid working

After the collective shift to working from home, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the old norms of the office no longer apply.

Keep track of the future of the workplace, how it will affect your business and how other companies are adapting.

David Solomon

Podcast: CEO side gigs, return to the office and why if you don't ...

Management Today's latest Leadership Lessons podcast is out.

Arriving office

Is it up to senior staff to set an example when it comes ...

We ask CEOs whether it's up to senior staff to coax employees back by showing...

24 words on 2024

What CEOs think other leaders should prioritise in 2024 - in 24 words ...

24 CEOs give their 24-cents on what leaders should prioritise for 2024.

Management Today’s most popular stories of 2023

From working with difficult people to leading a pandemic darling, we bring you a roundup...

Quiet quitting

Do you know your 'lazy girl job' from your 'resenteeism'? This year’s biggest ...

'Act your wage' has superseded 'quiet quitting', according to new research ranking TikTok's favourite work-related...

busy office

MT Asks: Will more time in the office increase productivity?

As the UK continues to languish at the bottom of productivity lists, will increasing the...

Michelle King

“Leaders don't know how to lead in this new world”

Dr Michelle King on how the world of work is changing, why leaders are failing...

hybrid working

MT Asks: Does hybrid working damage women's careers?

Women’s career progression continues to be a hotly discussed topic, but is hybrid working a...

Remote working

How to maintain the ‘glue’ when your team is working remotely

With Zoom’s own CEO recently suggesting remote working was hurting employees’ ability to build trust,...

Office working v remote

The big bust-up: Why we can’t agree about hybrid working

Revolution or regressive step? Herald of a brave new world or harbinger of our decline?...

Inclusivity

Why your inclusivity agenda risks becoming a victim of your RTO policy

The flexibility born of the pandemic has made work more accessible for swathes of the...

Simon Swan

‘I ordered staff back in five days a week and don’t regret it’ ...

Simon Swan, the CEO of recruitment agency marketplace Hiring Hub, on how hybrid undermined the...

New recruits

New recruits deserve better from their WFH-loving managers

People starting their careers need to be in the office. WFH managers are letting them...

RTO

Three tips for introducing an RTO edict without alienating employees

For many employees RTO is their least favourite acronym in the pandemic lexicon. How then...

Andy Jassy

Five things you need to know this week

MT’s round-up of five must-know nuggets from the working week.

Ellie Wilson

Virtalent co-founder: “Rely on the team around you to achieve your goals”

5 mins with… Ellie Wilson, co-founder of Virtalent.

Dull office

If free snacks are your office selling point, you've got a culture issue ...

When the carrot in your return-to-office strategy is a literal carrot, don't be surprised to...

lazy girl jobs

Are lazy-girl jobs the answer to workplace burnout?

MT asks whether the ‘lazy-girl’ job phenomenon is the antidote to workplace stress or a...

Alice Roper

Talentful MD: “Learning through osmosis is key for a growing business”

5 mins with… Alice Roper, managing director at Talentful.

Helen Masters

Ivanti’s Helen Masters: “Be assertive not aggressive”

5 mins with… Helen Masters, executive vice president and general manager of international sales at...

eisenhower matrix

How leaders can use the Eisenhower Matrix to boost productivity

With burnout on the rise and a productivity slump sweeping across the nation, leaders must...

35 women under 35 podcast

“There’s no longer an authoritarian approach to leadership”: Lessons from the leaders of ...

What can the leaders of the future teach us about the leadership of today?

MT's 35 Women Under 35

The future of business, according to MT's 35 Women Under 35

MT’s 35 Women Under 35 on how AI will disrupt business, why empathy still matters...

Teams

Three ingredients for a successful team

A new report highlights three pointers for leaders looking to strengthen team ties and boost...

Framery

Framery CEO: “We need to move away from glorifying all-nighters”

Samu Hällfors, chief executive of Finnish tech company Framery, outlines his key tips to boost...

freelancers

Consultancies expect a significant rise in freelance workers, says research

Management consultants are expecting more of their staff to work on a freelance basis over...

nd employees

Neurodivergent employees will leave if their needs are not met, says research

Tailored workplace adjustments are needed to stop the almost 43% of neurodivergent workers leaving their...

home working

In numbers: homeworkers in the UK

We break down recent ONS data on the characteristics of homeworkers in the UK.

Burnout

Why women are more at risk of burnout than ever before

One in three women have considered leaving the workforce altogether due to stress and burnout,...

Perkbox

Perkbox CEO - “Productivity is possible in a different pattern”

Gautam Sahgal, chief executive of Perkbox, talks to MT about the possibility of companies going...

Working parents

Your working parents really aren’t ok

Leaders have a responsibility to support working parents.

Sean Lyons

The secret habits of an innovation agency

Sean Lyons, the CEO of digital innovation agency R/GA, on why he uses Dunbar’s number...

work from anywhere

Who cares if workers are replying to emails from the beach?

Opinion: With working from home and flexi-hours becoming workplace norms, it’s time to embrace calls...

"Employees want the flexibility that remote working offers. Many companies are simply not listening."

"Employees want flexibility. Many companies are not listening."

5 Minutes With… Kim Lanza, director at Cimpress

Karen Blackett

Leadership clinic: "How do I successfully onboard my staff remotely?"

Karen Blackett OBE, UK country manager of WPP, Group M UK CEO and a former...

Hybrid Working

Is Boris Johnson right to say “working from home doesn’t work?”

MT Asks: With major public figures, including our very own Prime Minister, casting doubt over...

Power Part Timers

Is part-time still a dirty word in business?

Two job-sharing intelligence chiefs save lives and still work part-time. It's time to drop the...

Dark side of hybrid working

Proximity bias and career regression: the dark side to hybrid working

There are hidden downsides to hybrid working that might be impacting your female employees

Too remote: hybrid working can hinder DE&I

Don’t let hybrid working destroy your DE&I strategy

Research warns businesses running hybrid working models risk sucking the oxygen out of their DE&I...

 What employers can learn about the "great return" from a military wife (ID:1751510)

What employers can learn about the 'great return' from a military wife

For many, the experience of being asked to work from home and then return to...

Hybrid work should focus on outputs, not time or place

Getting hybrid working right is a lengthy process of trial and error. But Clear Review's...

MT asked leaders whether it’s easier or harder to manage a hybrid team.

Is it harder to manage a hybrid team?

MT Asks: Now that the dust has settled on hybrid working, we ask business leaders...

What new hires want

Here's what new hires really want

A new Gallup poll offers answers on how to make your employee value proposition more...

How to grow your soft skills

A tough leader? You may be the reason staff are leaving

Your tough leadership approach could be impacting the bottom line and causing employees to jump...

Image shows woman experiencing freedom

Do staff need more direction in a hybrid workplace?

In our evolving hybrid working world, do staff need more freedom or focus from their...

Interview ghosting

Why it's time to stop ghosting

Research reveals that leaders are the worst offenders of ghosting in the workplace.

Four day week

Four-day week: How to know if it’s right (or not) for your firm ...

Q&A with business consultant, Jane Sparrow, on what to consider before condensing your firm’s working...