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    Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

As the economy bites harder, and as the job market experiences the full effects right across the UK and Europe, the competition for vacant positions has inevitably increased dramatically.

This also means that your hiring managers have to trawl through many more CVs to find the finest talent in [...]

5 Ways That The Unhappy Worker Destroys Your Bottom Line

In this post I want to explore why it’s just as important for you as a boss to do everything in your power to keep your people from slipping into the abyss of workplace disengagement and demotivation.

You might want to pay attention, because the unhappy worker can have a profoundly [...]

Are You Using Personality Data To Manage Your Virtual Team?

If you’ve ever been responsible for the success (or failure) of a team before, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to get each member firing on all cylinders and working together in harmony and unison – developing seriously effective teams can certainly be a huge hurdle.

The Challenges [...]

Are You Making These 5 Major People Management Mistakes?

If there’s one thing that all successful business leaders and entrepreneurs know, it’s that making mistakes can be a hugely positive learning experience.

Why?

Well, a wise man once said that our mistakes guide us towards perfection, as we get opportunities to learn from our mistakes and do things better next [...]

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    Calling All Line Managers: Time To Move Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Take Your Teams With You!

Calling All Line Managers: Time To Move Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Take Your Teams With You!

With so much talk and chatter across the online networks lately about the merits of developing great leadership within organisations, it occurred to me recently that it wouldn’t hurt to put the subject of management

In fact, whilst we’ve generally been pre-occupied with exploring the secrets of great leadership amongst [...]

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    Stupidly Simple HR Strategies To Get Your Firm On Next Year’s Great Place To Work List

Stupidly Simple HR Strategies To Get Your Firm On Next Year’s Great Place To Work List

There’s something about walking into a workplace where you know people are happy to be there, don’t you think?

The air smells cleaner, the coffee tastes smoother and the people seem to smile at anything and everything, right?

The photocopier works every time, the computers never go down, and the CEO [...]

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    Do You Recognise The Early Warning Signs Of Workplace Conflict?

Do You Recognise The Early Warning Signs Of Workplace Conflict?

Which manager doesn’t wish for his or her team to cooperate harmoniously and efficiently, free from interpersonal tension and petty arguing?

Sadly, managing conflict in the workplace continues to be a challenge for most managers.

Whilst businesses benefit from the interaction of employees with diverse personalities, not every employee is necessarily [...]

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    Can You Establish Your Leadership Legacy And Still Stay Popular With Your People?

Can You Establish Your Leadership Legacy And Still Stay Popular With Your People?

The notion of building a leadership legacy has always been a driving factor for business leaders and owners, who naturally strive to influence the way in which they will be remembered after they have gone.

Whether you’re a leader ready to retire, or a new manager itching to make your [...]

Women in Leadership: Anita Roddick

Much has been written about the late, great Dame Anita Roddick, visionary founder of the Body Shop, ethical British business leader and socially-poised entrepreneur extraordinaire.

This could be partly due to the fact that she founded and grew one of the most iconic and successful British brands of the 21st [...]

How To Bring More Creativity Into Your Business

The Oxford Dictionary defines creativity as relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something.

In a nutshell, creativity could be seen simply as the ability to give life to new ideas and concepts and discover fresh approaches to solving a problem.

Applying this concept [...]