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The pandemic has brought both change and uncertainty to the world of work. As a result, many professionals are feeling unsure about their career paths and how best to take the next steps in their professional journeys. So today we’re joined by Sarah Ellis, Co-founder of the professional training and consultancy business, Amazing If. Sarah is here to provide her expert advice to...

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If you’re currently in fulltime employment, the change and uncertainty that has come hand-in-hand with the pandemic may have understandably left you with a feeling that you need to somehow prove yourself, or, position your role as ‘indispensable’. After all, this is a highly pressurised time and will inevitably lead many to worry about the future. Failing to manage this situation in the right...

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  Careers are full of satisfying, challenging, and rewarding moments but there can also be times when we feel out of our depth, inadequate or depleted. In these instances, resilience is important, it can help us to understand failure and respond to it quickly and bounce back.   So today, we’re joined by Dr Susan Kahn, Business Psychologist and coach, and author of the...

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The pressure for companies to go green is growing, from both consumers and employees. Furthermore, they need to show authenticity when evolving. But how can organisations take steps to improve their green credentials, and can it benefit their business? The drive towards a more sustainable, low-carbon way of life to tackle the threat of climate change continues to build momentum. It’s...

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  For Generation Z, those who are beginning their career journeys are facing difficult challenges as they try to navigate the current uncertain climate. As a result, approximately one in four ‘Gen Z’ employees have sought support with their mental health since the pandemic began. So today, in support of World Mental Health Day, we are joined by Leadership...

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  What are the traditional definitions of leadership? Or, rather, what are the skills and characteristics associated with successful leaders? Of course, these may vary depending on the role, but many people would discuss a leader’s ability to be decisive, dictate strategy and motivate those around them. Regardless of which is deemed to be most important, one thing we can be certain of...

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  As you juggle your workload, perhaps with the added stress of having to create a hybrid working pattern by working from both home and the office, do you find yourself wishing: “If only I had two more hours each day”?  Creating a balance between the hours spent at different work environments and doing things just for yourself can seem impossible, while the very act of trying to...

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  Most leaders will be familiar with giving presentations to their peers, team members, customers and clients. However, presenting to the C-suite brings its own unique challenges and can be a daunting prospect.   Today I’ll be chatting with keynote speaker and presentation skills coach Jay Surti, author of The Presentation Book For Senior Managers: An Essential Step by...

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  The global pandemic has caused business models to pivot in record time. As a result, leaders are facing the challenge of their careers and are juggling more priorities than ever as they navigate their organisations through this crisis. Despite their busy schedules, it’s never been more important that leaders ensure diversity and inclusion remains high on the agenda as we...

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  People automatically look to their leaders in times of crisis, and the last few months have certainly delivered some of the greatest challenges those leaders have ever faced. However, once the immediate tests posed by the pandemic have subsided, leaders will need to be equipped to succeed in a significantly transformed world of work – one in which remote, hybrid and flexible working...

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  In this ever-changing world of work, the competencies marketeers need to succeed, and ultimately stand out are changing. So today, we’re joined by Stacey Danheiser and Dr. Simon Kelly, principals of Shake Marketing Group and co-authors of the books Value-ology and Stand Out Marketing. They are here today to share how marketeers can elevate...

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Through the use of game mechanics, gamification can tap into our innate sense of competition and desire to improve. And while many of us have adopted it in our personal lives, businesses often still struggle to use it effectively. But what benefits can gamification bring to an organisation, and how can companies engage their staff with it? What is gamification?   Although the label...

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  We all strive to deliver the best possible experience and service to each of our customer groups. Artificial intelligence (AI) is developing as a method in increasing the efficiency of providing that experience, but in doing so it also requires data to inform machine learning. How do we demonstrate the value of AI, so that people are comfortable to share richer data? What are the...

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  How has the pandemic impacted your employer brand?   Your employer brand can be described as the “face your company shows its employees.” So, the first step in ensuring you make it stronger is to assess and understand how the pandemic may have shifted how that face is perceived by your current and future employees. After all, over the past few months, your employer brand...

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  Customer satisfaction has always been important for businesses. But in a world of social media and online reviews, it’s more vital than ever before for organisations to make each interaction positive. For the latest issue of the Hays Journal, we spoke to global experts to discuss how this can be embedded in the culture of a business. Top down encouragement   It may sound...

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How can leaders keep a strong company culture alive in a hybrid working world? For expert insights and advice on building and nurturing company culture in the new era of work, watch our live event featuring our Group Head of People and Culture, Sandra Henke and Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth, Chair of the Board of Trustees at CIPD.     Related Blogs HOW LEADERS CAN MANAGE...

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  Recruiting and selecting new leaders is high stakes, difficult and time consuming, but just as crucial for success is the often neglected on-boarding process. The organisation recruits people to add value and quickly make a positive impact – expectations are high. Meanwhile, the new leader also has high expectations – typically looking for confirmation that they’ve made the right...

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Most organisations have a group of senior high potentials – the people who appear in the exec level succession plan and are considered ready (or nearly ready) to move into top roles. They’re a really important group with huge amounts of intellectual, social and cultural capital within the business. The challenge? This group needs to be retained, kept highly engaged and performing – but they...

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  As leaders continue to navigate the changes of the pandemic, factors such as extended periods of remote working and a lack of face-to-face collaboration can have a damaging impact on employee productivity.   So today we’re joined by Tim Ringo, award-winning HR consultant and author of the book Solving the Productivity Puzzle. Tim is here to share how...

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  At the end of 2019, environmental, social and governance (ESG) momentum around the world was strong – especially with regard to improving the sustainability of many organisations. But then came teh pandemic, forcing many businesses into survival mode. As the world recovers, how can businesses ensure that being greener moves back up the agenda? Over the past few years, businesses...

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