At the start of March, we were asked by Brett & Andrea at Employer Brand International to write a few words about our three top tips for using Employer Brand as a business tool during the CV19 pandemic. A little bit of head scratching later, and the three points below were provided.
Here we are, in full on working from home mode. Apart from the odd moment of stir-craziness, the team at Tonic seem to be settling in to this new normal quite rapidly. We're having virtual team drinks at lunchtime on Workplace (with fancy hats), we have a daily meeting with the team and regular team updates and meetings with clients on Zoom. So far so good.
And, what can we learn from their way of thinking...
For nearly a quarter century, the Millennial generation has been written about and discussed at length in management books, blogs, articles and conferences. We all know about Generation Y and its cultural touchstones; Twitter, Vice, Arbnb etc. They were the most tech-savvy generation in history – until the advent of Generation Z. These new kids on the block, who are just entering the work-place are the first truly digital generation. They are never known a world without the Internet.
As we're entering awards season once again, we thought it would be worth resurrecting this blog from a few years ago. Some thoughts here still resonate, although the number of awards won has shot up, the principle remains the same.
The British have a very specific way of receiving accolades. We’re taught from a very young age to win well but lose better. Be humble. Be self-effacing. Don’t make a big deal of it. It’s the taking part that counts. All very Olympian and playing fields of Eton.