Why Remote Working Delivers

Why Remote Working Delivers

Working from home, or working remotely,  has become almost universally accepted as a method that works. Of course, some careers and jobs aren’t suited for it and for others it is obviously just not possible.  But, for many of us, and for many organisations, the deliverables of remote working are working and post-pandemic, it is […]

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How Your Diet Can Improve Your Work 

How Your Diet Can Improve Your Work 

It is obvious that nutrition plays an essential role in our everyday lives. According to the World Health Organisation, proper nutrition can boost brain performance by up to 20%. In order to grasp the importance of a balanced and healthy diet to concentration and work, you have to think of nutrition as medicine for the […]

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Training, Upskilling, CPD and Your Career

Training, Upskilling, CPD and Your Career

The future of work demands individuals who can multitask, who can adapt quickly to the ever-changing business environment, and those who have multiple skill sets to adapt to a crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic. This is why training, upskilling, CPD and your career trajectory are very much linked. Training, Upskilling, CPD and Your Career […]

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What is a Toxic Work Environment – and How You Deal With It

What is a Toxic Work Environment – and How You Deal With It

While the importance of culture within workplaces is more prevalent than ever, even some firms with the most polished messaging and image can be prone to elements of a toxic work environment, and the damage it can create.  There is a common belief that susceptibility to a toxic work culture is most common during the […]

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Considering a Career Break?

Considering a Career Break?

With everything that’s been happening over the past few months, this might be the perfect time to reconsider your options. Do you enjoy your job? Are you fulfilled by it? While quitting on the precipice of an economic downturn is not the right move for everybody, it could be the right time for you to […]

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Creating Structure in Surreal Times

Creating Structure in Surreal Times

Planning, scheduling and meeting deadlines is something that we all grapple with for the majority of our professional lives. Whether they be manual or electronic, you have likely tried multiple methods of organising your work-week, with varying degrees of success. While, during the pandemic, we may have more time on our hands than we need, […]

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How to Recognise and Combat Unconscious Bias

How to Recognise and Combat Unconscious Bias

So how do you know if you are biased? Answer is, you’re human. Bias exists within all people, at some level at some point, for varying durations, within their lives. The more overt forms of bias, which often takes the form of naked discrimation, are rightly confronted within society and, on a general level, there […]

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How to Recognise and Combat Unconscious Bias

How to Recognise and Combat Unconscious Bias

So how do you know if you are biased? Answer is, you’re human. Bias exists within all people, at some level at some point, for varying durations, within their lives. The more overt forms of bias, which often takes the form of naked discrimation, are rightly confronted within society and, on a general level, there […]

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Five Most Common HR Mistakes That SMEs Make

Five Most Common HR Mistakes That SMEs Make

Human Resources (HR) managers and professionals face particular challenges in terms of running an effective HR strategy in a team that is small and often multidisciplinary. No matter the size of your organisation, effective HR management is needed in order to meet consumer demands and to enable the smooth running of the business. Let’s take […]

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What Will the Evolution of Work Mean for Managers and Leaders?

What Will the Evolution of Work Mean for Managers and Leaders?

The Evolution of Work: with technology continuing to transform the workplace, it is imperative that those in management prepare for new ways of working.  Technology such as artificial intelligence are driving massive changes within all levels of business, from recruitment to workflow to delivery. These of course have an impact on how management and employees […]

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Thinking Big; Elements of a Successful Strategy

Thinking Big; Elements of a Successful Strategy

Few words in the English language are as misappropriated as often as the word strategy. While most think they know what it means, the majority have very little idea as to how a successful strategy should be planned and implemented. Let’s take a look at a few tips on how a strategy can be effectively […]

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Harnessing Human Capabilities: The Key to Tomorrow’s Workplace

Harnessing Human Capabilities: The Key to Tomorrow’s Workplace

With automation a growing influence throughout many sectors, the questions around the future of how we work also continue to grow in number.Each technological advance generates more questions. Despite the massive thinking in automation and robotics and personalisation, it is highly likely that it will be broader human capabilities, rather than individual skills, that will […]

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Getting that Job – Mastering the CV and Cover Letter

Getting that Job – Mastering the CV and Cover Letter

Once you have identified the type of job you are interested in, the challenge is to get it. This takes planning – you will need to create an arresting CV, for a start. Employers and HR managers receive hundreds of CVs every year, so if yours is confusing or badly laid out then chances are […]

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Thinking About Undertaking Media Training?

Thinking About Undertaking Media Training?

Media Training will equip you with invaluable techniques to successfully handle even the toughest media interviews as well as contributing to various elements of media, be it digital, print or broadcast. Professional media training is a vital element in terms of providing a cohesive and timely response to media queries and PR crises in the […]

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Thinking of Taking Reception Skills Training?

Thinking of Taking Reception Skills Training?

Receptionists are the first point of contact in many businesses; they represent the first impression visitors and customers (both internal and external) will get of your company. Reception skills training is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for those working on reception to provide a great first impression for your business. […]

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The Importance of Teamwork Training

The Importance of Teamwork Training

Teamwork training helps both individuals and groups to focus on what is important, rewarding and productive when it comes to working together. Teamwork training builds on the natural human instinct to be part of a group and to defend that group from other groups and other influences. It is also natural for people to defend […]

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Why take a Writing Skills Course

Why take a Writing Skills Course

With more and more work done remotely, the written word is more powerful than ever before. Clear, concise and well-structured writing can grow a business, create a strong brand image and effect change. Business writing skills training is designed to help you combine the power of words with the ease and speed of email and […]

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Business Relationship Management Courses

Business Relationship Management Courses

A business relationship manager, or BRM, acts as a liaison between IT and other business units in the organisation. As departments increasingly rely on technology, organisations often find they need to establish stronger communication between IT and outside business units. Training in business relationships, typically for a senior-level professional, provides a wide range of experience, […]

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Why Study Effective Communication

Why Study Effective Communication

Training and mentoring programs provide in effective communication provides students with the skills and knowledge to further their personal development in terms of communication. The training consists of seminars, workshops and group work sessions to give students foundational, practical and applicable knowledge. Effective communication ensures clear expectations are set between the student and mentor. To […]

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