Hybrid Working & Personalisation of Work Pilot
This pilot session of the full course will support organisations and teams to reflect on, and reframe, how they structure and design the next stage of working in ways that meet and maximise opportunities for individuals, teams and the organisation.
Rob Baker and Perry Timms - authors, lecturers, consulting advisers and speakers - provide practical evidence and ideas on designing and co-creating roles, routines and systems of work that focus on wellbeing, performance and choice.
It’s not “back to normal” it’s not even a “new normal” - it’s our chance to continually evolve work, fit for humans in the 21st Century.
What employees want, what employers want. But for the first time, an appreciation of the value of working together is shared. It’s an opportunity we must take.
But how do we transition from a world where work was planned around being in the same place at the same time to one in which place and time vary?
We’re now facing formalising – by design – what often previously were loose, informal arrangements, into a HYBRID WORKING structure. This means taking the best of the pre-Covid word, the learning from the Covid era, and building in leading new thinking to shape the future of work.
How do we enable people to thrive rather than survive when we move to hybrid and blended approaches to working. There will be no one size fits all when it comes to new ways of working.
The secret is to get personal.
As a society and in business, people embrace opportunities for the personalisation of products and services. We enjoy and value having our own individual style, beliefs and passions reflected in what we do and how we do it.
Now more than ever is the time to encourage people to reflect on how, why, where and when they do their best work and can make the best contribution to their colleagues and their organisation.
So how can we bring this personal touch to our work? The answer lies in Job Crafting.
What if we encouraged people to customise their work the way a tailor would the final fit of a semi-tailored suit? What if we started to shape work around people rather than expecting people to constantly contort themselves around their jobs? What if we took a more personalised approach?
The session will be filled with practical job crafting strategies, studies and stories, based on the latest science, combined with the author’s extensive research and applied experience.
People and Operational leaders (in HR and beyond) looking to support their teams and organisations to maximise hybrid and blended working opportunities that benefits individuals, teams and organisations.
The sessions will be highly interactive and engaging blending breakout sessions, whiteboards and presentations.
This is a condensed masterclass that provides an overview of two important topics that we provide standalone sessions on.
10:00 - 13:00
Available to be delivered In-House. Contact us for a quotation.
Face to face or virtual
Perry is the founder of PTHR, a global consultancy, setting out to create better business for a better world. He is also a 2x TEDx speaker and award-winning writer on the future of work, HR & learning.Read Bio
Perry Timms is the founder and Chief Energy Officer of PTHR - a micro global consultancy, setting out to create better business for a better world.
Perry is an international and 2x TEDx speaker and award-winning writer on the future of work, HR & learning. PTHR is a Living Wage employer, a pending BCorp Certified Organisation later in 2021, and a Gold-Standard 4-day Working Week company.
Perry’s 2017 book Transformational HR was named one of the Top 100 Business Strategy books of all time (and was published as a second edition in July 2021), and his second book - The Energized Workplace - published in August 2020 - was shortlisted for UK Business Book of the Year 2021.
Perry’s work is influenced by human-centered, design, and systems thinking plus agile, inclusive, and autonomous ways of working that enhance personal fulfillment and organisation effectiveness.
Perry is Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School and Ashridge Management School; a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management, and at Sheffield Hallam University.
Perry is a proud Chartered member of the CIPD and is a 3x member of HR Magazine’s HR Most Influential Thinkers making the top 10 in 2018 & 2019 and a 2020 Top 100 Global HR Influencer on numerous lists, a LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Fellow of the RSA.
Rob is the founder of Tailored Thinking, a leading and award-winning evidence-based positive psychology, wellbeing and HR consultancy who were named HR Consultancy of the Year 2020 by the CIPD.Read Bio
Rob is a specialist in bringing positive psychology to life within organisations. He is the founder and Chief Positive Deviant of Tailored Thinking, a leading and award-winning evidence-based positive psychology, wellbeing, and HR consultancy that were named HR Consultancy of the Year 2020 by the CIPD.
Rob is world-leading when it comes to enabling and encouraging job crafting within workplaces. He is a TEDX speaker and author of Personalization at Work by Kogan Page, a practical and evidence-informed guide to applying job crafting which was a finalist at the 2021 Business Book Awards. His work, ideas, and research on how people can personalise and bring their whole and best selves to their jobs have been presented at academic and professional conferences around the globe.
Rob is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Chartered Fellow of the Australian HR Institute. He has a first-class Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Melbourne and continues to research and collaborate with academics from the University’s Centre of Positive Psychology.
As a senior HR leader and consultant, Rob has delivered sector-leading and award-winning people initiatives and business transformation projects working with companies across sectors ranging from multi-national banks to digital start-ups.
An avid runner, Rob has previously competed on the international stage, having represented Great Britain in mountain running and orienteering. These days, Rob runs and cycles purely for fun and reflection and enjoys outdoor (mis)adventures with his family in Durham.
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