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Hubb Consultants Blog

Read the latest news and stories around the world of work from Hubb and across industries most especially about new ways of working and activity-based working hottest buzz

Why Successful Companies Are Going “Bad” One of the most commonly seen business phenomena’s is also one of the most complexing: When successful companies face a large change in their environment, they often fail to respond effectively. With competing companies whom are armed with modern technologies or strategies, these once-successful companies simply do not know how to change to keep-up with their competitors, and inevitably watch...

This New Zealand Firm Trialed A Four-Day Work Week: Did It Work? There are many modern-day business and workplace strategies, with one of the most commonly talked about this year being shorter work weeks. However, it does not just refer losing working hours; it refers to the strategic approach of having less work days in the week, with no change in salary or wages and producing...

Four Tips for Developing Your Employees Through Failure Mistakes happen, that is inevitable. So, how do you coach and develop your employees in your organisation to help turn mistakes and failures into successes? There are certain managerial strategies to do this, however it is no quick fix. The ability to develop such a strategy is a skill that all managers should possess, as it can inspire and...

Is it Right for Your Workplace: Pros and Cons of Personality Testing Last week we discussed the use of personality testing strategies in the hiring and recruitment processes, however have you considered if it is right for your organisation? Just like many other strategies in the workplace, there are the pros and the cons that come along with them, so let’s have a further look into them...

How Can Personality Testing be Used in Your Business? We now know what personality testing is and what it involves, so let’s apply it to your workplace, and answer the burning question of, “How can this approach can be used in the professional environment?” These types of tests can be extremely helpful when managing a group of people and is highly considered when recruiting and/or developing people...

What is Personality Testing? Workplace strategies do not only refer to how work is conducted, but also how you choose individuals to perform the work. There are various techniques and strategies utilised when conducting professional interviews for an organisational position, and many have been proven successful dependent on the industry in question. Here, I will begin Hubb’s three-part series, discussing the utilisation of personality testing in the professional...

Workplace Trends: What Australia Can Learn from the UK We have discussed various workplace trends that we believe should stay and should go, however there are many more workplace strategies that Australia just has not adopted yet; or, is adopting at a very slow rate though test-phases to see if they will be successful or not. There are a couple workplace strategies in which the UK has...

Workplace Trends: What's Here to Stay Last week we discussed modern workplace trends that just aren’t working for organisations and need reconsideration. This week, I want to discuss with you those better trends that I believe should stay and gain greater recognition. Remote working A lot of organisations are now allowing staff members to be able to work off-site, either through hot-desking, coworking spaces, or from home....

Workplace Trends: What Needs to Stop Many workplaces throughout the recent years are seeing a lot of various changes and trends influenced by the modern expectations of the workplace from the new industry generations. So, what exactly are the trends that modern employees are creating that just need to stop? Multitasking Multitasking sounds great and productive, until it is put into practice. As Millennials and other modern generations...