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The Inspiring Workplaces Power hour is a 7 part series of themed online sessions delivering key insights, inspiration, advice and knowledge from industry experts. 1 hour long virtual sessions to inject energy into your day.
Join us for our third Power Hour of the series: Culture – How to create truly inclusive workplaces.
Inclusive workplaces are those that value diversity, equity, and respect for all employees, regardless of differences such as race, gender, religion, sexual orientation and disability. An inclusive workplace promotes a sense of belonging and encourages employees to bring their whole selves to work. This leads to higher levels of engagement, productivity, and innovation. Building an inclusive workplace is not only a moral imperative but also benefits the bottom line by attracting and retaining top talent and cultivating creativity through collaboration.
For well over a decade Craig’s work has been driven by a singular professional purpose: to help the world work better by improving the places we work. Working for and learning from some of the most highly successful and human-focused organizations to help companies build healthy, effective workplace cultures.
Craig spent six of these years as the Lead People Scientist at Culture Amp where he helped to build one of the most influential and impactful organizations in the people and culture space. This work centered around helping organizations collect, understand and take action on employee data, both reliably and at scale. Additionally, he led Experience Design for the Culture First Global conference for over four years and is also a respected community builder, having designed and launched Culture Amp’s award-winning Culture First global community, now over 100 chapters world-wide.
Craig holds a Masters degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, and is a proud veteran of the US Air Force.
What’s the talk about?
Of the many things that Craig has done to help build stronger workplace cultures that support people, one of the most significant has been his work to help build the world’s largest community of people who believe a better world of work is possible and committed to taking action to help make this happen. In his story, he will share a bit about building this community as well as some of the key learnings from this journey that are directly related to building distributed organizations aligned to a shared purpose because this is what our organizations are becoming in the post-pandemic world.
With two decades on the frontline of communications, Cathy has stacks of experience – bringing wisdom, inspiration and panache to her leadership role as Head of Consultancy. She also enjoys throwing herself into the thick of it – working with clients to develop strategies, hone messages, and roll out culture programmes. She believes real shift happens through authentic employee engagement and informed, imaginative IC programmes. Above and beyond the day job, Cathy is a proud trustee of HEY Smile Foundation, a bit of a foodie and a proud cheerleader for her adopted home city of Hull.
What’s the talk about?
Organizational culture in today’s hybrid world
In this Power Hour, H&H’s Head of Consultancy Cathy Philips dives into what organizational culture truly means in today’s hybrid world. And examines whether employees’ expectations have shifted post-pandemic.
Sharing H&H’s proprietary research, Cathy will uncover the current trends and misnomers about organizational culture that will help businesses to shape and communicate a culture their employees can believe in – regardless of geography or working style.
James is a self-confessed employee recognition geek, who has been working in the engagement space for over 15 years. He works with companies all over the globe to help design, create and build successful recognition platforms to meet their business objectives. James is a proud Welshman now living in London with his wife, their two teenage daughters, and one very fluffy dog.
What’s the talk about?
The Five Pillars of Belonging: Investing in the conditions that engage employees & empower managers
In this session we’ll explore Achievers Workforce Institute (AWI) research that shows creating conditions for belonging has an immediate and lasting effect. Employees who feel a strong sense of belonging are twice as likely to be engaged, productive, and satisfied. We’ll also share a tactical and practical perspective on how to ensure that every employee feels welcomed, known, included, supported, and connected. Learn more about activating these five pillars at work during this session.