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.