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Entrepreneurship, the latest 'must have' skill?

Entrepreneurship, the latest 'must have' skill?

As employers assess and consider the types of candidates they’d like to hire, skills undoubtedly play a huge role. Depending on a multitude of factors (in...

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Vision, Mission and Culture; The holy trinity for staff retention?

Vision, Mission and Culture; The holy trinity for staff retention?

Achieving excellent staff retention numbers is the holy grail for most companies. Spending time, money and effort on replacing staff when they leave for an oppo...

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Leadership through challenge

Leadership through challenge

For the last six months the entire world has been living through a pandemic and a global health crisis, the likes of which has never before been experienced in...

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Why empowered CFO’s become compassionate leaders

Why empowered CFO’s become compassionate leaders

CFOs are ultimately tasked with making key decisions that will have an impact upon entire organisations. They function as strategic business partners and have t...

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Using people analytics to drive your business and make hiring more successful

Using people analytics to drive Your business and make hiring more successful

HR and recruitment teams are increasingly making use of people analytics in order to help them make hiring and workforce management decisions.

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What if ‘right on paper’ is just ‘right on paper’?

What if ‘right on paper’ is just ‘right on paper’?

So often when organisations look to hire new staff they go into the process stating that they want someone with a defined amount of experience. That could be 1...

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The importance of developing soft skills…

The importance of developing soft skills…

Why soft skills are just as important as technical ones. When applying for a new job, interviewers will look first at your technical skills and experience, but t...

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Harnessing failure for positive gain

Harnessing failure for positive gain

In business, and indeed in general life, everyone fails at one point or another. Nobody can be successful all of the time, which is fundamentally why the way th...

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You made the hire, what next?

You made the hire, what next?

The first few days and weeks when a new employee joins your company are absolutely crucial for how they see your organisation and their place within it. It’s very much a period of trepidation for many.

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The art of being approachable

The art of being approachable

“Life is serious. Work is serious. People are more vulnerable than ever… But it doesn't need to feel this hard or scary.”

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Job hopping or just avoiding Daleks?

Job hopping or just avoiding Daleks?

As a closet Sci-fi fan, I was always struck by what Peter Capaldi’s announcement when he decided to step away from the TV series Dr Who. He infamously said, "I've never done one job for three years.

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Leaders in the workplace – authentic and inclusive please!

Leaders in the workplace – authentic and inclusive please!

Nigel Brewster shares a few of his thoughts on leadership.

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