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‘Fishy to the backbone’ or social communicator?

It is amazing what you pick up from centuries past, isn’t it? The title of the blog post refers to types of leaders – modern day management styles, if you like – and , of course they could still be applicable today, 200+ years on. I am reading an excellent book called In the Heart […]

Have you ever used one of these excuses to justify upsetting people at work?

Wow!! You can be rude to a colleague and co-worker ……..well, sort of, as long as you can justify it to yourself! I am sure I don't need to be the one to tell you, it is fairly easy to p*** off your fellow work colleagues or co-workers – whether it be not making the […]

The 10 ways to manage your workforce in a recession, courtesy of a CIPD & ACAS JV

Thanks to a CIPD and ACAS joint venture on the subject of helping companies during the recession, they have produced their official guidelines to managing your workforce during a recession. It is an excellent checklist for helping your business through the recession and out the outher side in the best possible way for the stability of […]

Does Your Business need a Recruitment Pinch Hitter now?

I am sure that many of you are not fans of Baseball, so first let me explain what a pinch hitter actually is: They are simply defined as a substitute for another person, especially in an emergency or a moment of need.  This expression comes from baseball, where it is used for a player substituting […]

10 ways to help you manage and motivate your remote workers.

Over the last couple of years, there has been a huge change of where employees are able to work. The advent of technology has meant that nowadays you can work from nearly anywhere. But for a company offering this option to its employees, it could potentially be a major headache – after all, with seamless […]

Talent Management and free beans for a year!!

If someone mentions the product, baked beans, to you, which brand is synonymous with them? Well for me there is only one brand – Heinz. The same goes for soup, Heinz again!But even with two such powerful brands (and others of course), the company were starting to lose market share, and even confidence in their […]