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How to become a better leader by understanding your strengths

So, you’re a leader within your organisation. It’s likely you’ve made it this far through a combination of intelligence, ability, experience and achievement. And all of those are good things.…

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Creating a coaching culture in the workplace

A coaching culture is a workplace approach in which leaders, managers and employees work together to increase individual, team and company organisational performance. It empowers people at all levels to…

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performance management training
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7 reasons your SME should be investing in management development

Every employee should be able to develop in their job if they want to but for those in a leadership or managerial position, it is even more crucial to ensure…

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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
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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
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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

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

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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