The Work Space

Everything you need to create a great place to work.

Can you be nice and make people work hard?

CharlieHR CEO & co-founder, Rob O'Donovan, dives into whether it always possible to "work hard and be nice to people."

The power of letting go - how a culture of autonomy can transform your workforce

Whether you're the founder of a new startup or taking the lead on a big project, the instinct to micro-manage can be overwhelming. In this article, Scape's Craig Winterton shows us why letting go of control could be the smartest thing you ever do.

Your performance review is a zombie. Here’s why.

The traditional review system is broken - and in all likelihood, it never even worked in the first place. But now that it's dead, what do we replace it with?

I spent 10 years dancing in the Lion King. Here’s what it taught me about Operations and HR

Musical theatre and a career in HR - they're closer than you think. In this article, Ctrl Group's Zara Bartels tells us how a decade of treading the boards prepared her for a new career in Operations.

How to use the Bradford Factor - and why you shouldn’t bother

When it was first suggested, the Bradford Factor was pitched as an easy and fair way for businesses to get a handle on absence rates. But just how helpful it is to businesses in real life is a point of real contention.

We cut our hiring time by half. Here’s how we did it.

When you're trying to build a startup from scratch, making the right hires and the right time is crucial to success. In this article, we show you how to execute the perfect hiring sprint - and drastically reduce your hiring time.

Podcast - Jess Butcher

On this podcast Jess Butcher breaks down her approach on how to balance building a behemoth of a business while also raising a family.