|  Remote Working – Part 1: A Dirty Secret – with Dave Harms

Remote Working – Part 1: A Dirty Secret – with Dave Harms

Series 2: The how to getting employee experience right.

Dave Harms, partner at Valentine Thomas & Partners, specialising in senior searches for investment management firms across the globe, has an informed perspective on remote working, as it is a conversation he is engaging in with most clients.

We discuss remote working, the current context, and the how to think about a challenge that has no one answer! It’s a topic that Dave and I get involved in frequently, exploring what it can look like for companies and how to go about getting it right for both the employer and the workforce. 

Remote working is a broad topic; some of the points we cover include:

  • The Pros and Cons of remote working
  • Examples in the news about different (and controversial) approaches to remote working
  • Does reducing pay make sense from a deliverables perspective?
  • The development of different roles to meet current needs in the workforce
  • The impact of remote work on different groups gender pay gap
  • The benefit of remote working for diversity and inclusion
  • The challenge for company culture
  • Impact on company reputation, recruitment and retention
  • Finding the right fit between potential employees and company culture 
  • The courage to ask employees what they want and need
  • Best practice for remote working

More about Dave

David is a partner at Valentine Thomas, an executive search firm that specialises in senior searches for investment management firms across the globe, with a focus on the markets in London, Europe and the US. David also co-leads the growing ESG practice at Valentine Thomas where his works includes hiring talent in the areas of sustainability, impact and SRI.

Links to contact Dave:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-harms-22b1b07/

Email: Dharms@valentinethomas.com

Website: www.valentinethomas.com

Resources/references:

Transcending Leadership in the Tipi Tickets, Tue 24 May 2022 at 09:00 | Eventbrite

Just another Buzz Word? – It’s Time for Change (itstimeforchange.co.uk): Employee experience

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ISO 45003:2021(en), Occupational health and safety management — Psychological health and safety at work — Guidelines for managing psychosocial risks

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