Kirsty Craig Associates

Not Your Typical HR & Recruitment Consultant!
Special Birthday…. 960 720 Kay Crayford

Special Birthday….

One of our gang had a very special birthday at the weekend! Our wonderful Business Services Administrator, Kay!

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Harnessing strengths based leadership… 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Harnessing strengths based leadership…

So, you’re a leader within your organisation. Congratulations! It’s likely you’ve made it this far through a combination of your problem solving ability, experience and achievement. All that good stuff…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of you, with hopes for a happy, healthy and successful 2021!We are all back in the office now, albeit from home, and looking forward to…

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Supporting SMEs through Redundancy 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Supporting SMEs through Redundancy

Many small businesses are facing the prospect of having to let some of their staff go due to the global pandemic, and this can create challenges for SMEs, particularly where…

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Why IS effective feedback so rarely given by managers? 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

Why IS effective feedback so rarely given by managers?

Providing candid but helpful feedback is vital to improving performance and getting the most from our people, and helps everyone to know what “good” looks like.  Yet it’s safe to say…

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Empathy…an essential skill in the redundancy process

It’s never easy is it, talking about redundancies? Such a sensitive subject which can raise all sorts of emotions in both your team and you as a business owner because…

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Being THE stand-out candidate in a fiercely competitive market

Being made redundant can feel like a personal rejection – however long you’ve been with the company and whatever the circumstance. It can also cause a state of panic and…

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High performing teams…how do they happen? 1024 682 Rachel Hough

High performing teams…how do they happen?

Picture the scene: A newly appointed people Manager, having excelled in the technical aspects of their work, is completely non plussed as to why they can’t seem to get their…

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Supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing during uncertain times 1024 685 Rachel Hough

Supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing during uncertain times

At the beginning of 2020, a Deloitte study estimated that one-in-six UK workers were experiencing a mental health issue at any time. The subsequent Covid lockdown, marked by an increase…

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So ... 2021 has arrived!

After THE most appalling year, take a step back from your business and remind yourself how to breathe...

My People Partner is our affordable monthly support programme for SMEs designed to give you complete peace of mind when it comes to taking on your first employee or dealing with those potentially tricky employee situations that always happen when you least expect them!