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Simone Fenton-Jarvis – Being Human at Work

Simone Fenton-Jarvis – Being Human at Work
09 September 2021
 

What does it mean to be a human at work? Workplace consultant Simone Fenton-Jarvis explores the importance of bringing your whole self to work in her new book. 

Set for publication on 25 November, "The Human-Centric Workplace" discusses how and why people are what make organizations thrive (or expire). 

Simone has 15 years of experience working within the workplace and FM, an MBA and a multitude of industry qualifications. An experienced workplace consultant and change strategist who has helped companies to redefine their workplaces, Simone's book includes a “playbook” that provides practical advice and guidance for business leaders.

 

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Picture: a photograph of Simone-Fenton Jarvis

 

Human-Centric Workplaces for The Future

 

Simone argues that workplace and leadership are the root cause and fuel of so many societal issues, from wellbeing, the economy, inequality and the climate. Following the year of the largest remote working experiment, not many would argue against work not being somewhere we go but what we do and why we do it. We can do better, and we must do better, Simone argues.

"The Human-Centric Workplace" aims to inform, inspire and drive change through demystifying the "how" to ensure our people, communities and planet thrive.

 

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Picture: a photograph showing the front cover of Simone's book

 

Enabling People to Thrive

 

Despite the hybrid working shift, we still fail to ensure organizations are human-centric, says Simone. Organisational cultures still do not embrace people bringing their whole selves to work. Simone has previously been a vocal advocate for supporting the progression of women into senior leadership roles, and has spoken about how diverse organisations perform better.

Beginning her career as a gym instructor and PE teacher, she moved into facilities management through her work managing a leisure centre. She is now a Workplace Consultancy Director for Relogix, who provides corporate real estate solutions.

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Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 09 September 2021

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