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Kay Crayford

Why management development is essential at every stage of the employee lifecycle 1024 768 Kay Crayford

Why management development is essential at every stage of the employee lifecycle

One of the toughest transitions to make in anyone’s career, is moving from employee to manager. Not only are you expected to continue to perform well at your job, but you…

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SME recruitment strategy
Improve your SME recruitment strategy in 2020 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Improve your SME recruitment strategy in 2020

Your people ARE your company’s most valuable asset. It isn’t your office space, or the equipment you own. It isn’t your data or even intellectual property…IT’S YOUR PEOPLE!!  Yet many small…

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effective people managers
10 habits of highly effective people managers 1024 683 Kay Crayford

10 habits of highly effective people managers

Skilled staff are often given management responsibility, only to discover that managing people brings with it a whole new set of expectations and challenges. The good news is that there…

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The five biggest challenges of hiring top talent and how to overcome them 1024 603 Kay Crayford

The five biggest challenges of hiring top talent and how to overcome them

It’s a great time for job hunters. With unemployment levels remaining at their lowest for years, the job market is currently largely candidate-driven, with businesses vying for skilled workers. Here…

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recruitment strategies
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How to adjust your recruitment strategies to retain job hoppers

Retaining good staff is vital for ongoing business success. An average UK worker will switch jobs six times, with Millennials and younger swapping an average of 12 times. But there are…

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Why providing Learning and Development opportunities for your employees is vital 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Why providing Learning and Development opportunities for your employees is vital

Today’s rapid digital evolution, a multigenerational workforce, and a shorter shelf life for knowledge have all placed more importance on upskilling and the need for staff to be continually learning…

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Generation X, Y and Z — how to communicate with them in the recruitment process 940 788 Kay Crayford

Generation X, Y and Z — how to communicate with them in the recruitment process

The media is never short on stories about Millennials, often in contrast to the generation who preceded them. But now there’s a whole new age group entering the workforce in…

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Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence in business leaders 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence in business leaders

In recent years the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ, has featured strongly in discussions about leadership — showing up everywhere from Forbes to the Harvard Business Review. But many…

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How to be an employer of choice (infographic) 930 1024 Kay Crayford

How to be an employer of choice (infographic)

Make your company THE employer of choice within your industry In a candidate-driven market, the ability to attract and retain top talent remains one of the biggest challenges for UK…

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