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Mental Health at Work

Mental Health

Mental Health at work

The Government’s Department of Health advises that one in four of us will experience ill mental health at some point in our lives, affecting how we act, work and feel personally and professionally.  The subject of mental health at work is a rising and pressing topic.

A recent Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development study highlighted the impact that mental ill health can have on organisations, finding that: Read more…

Focus and concentration

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Stop those distractions at work! Well only the ones that disrupt focus and concentration too much. 

Now that Christmas is coming have you started to notice the fluctuating focus and concentration levels within the workplace? Busy schedules, online shopping temptations and for some, the countdown for shut down puts more pressure on business leaders to keep their teams interested and motivated at work.

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Is your Employee Performance and Employee Engagement data adding up?

Employee Performance and Employee Engagement – Is the effort adding up?

 

Let’s talk people and organisational performance data for a moment.

In an age where decisions and strategies in organisations are increasingly driven by data analytics and continuous improvement objectives, the need for accurate and timely data measurement is not only key but critical.

Analysing and correlating the impact of improved performance progress, that can be directly linked to higher levels of employee engagement within those unique organisational units, is crucial to replicating best practice across departments and locations and driving improvement.

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Cranky Colleague or Co-Worker Day

Cranky Colleague

Six steps to dealing with difficult co-workers or a cranky colleague

27th October is officially “Cranky Co-worker’s Day” across the world, though perhaps that should be ‘Cranky Colleague Day’ in the UK. It represents a chance to celebrate all your colleagues’ unique quirks, or perhaps an opportunity to learn how to deal with them. Peter Ames, from office and workplace experts Office Genie, looks at how you might be able to deal with a demanding or cranky colleague, calmly and professionally.

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Talking Employer Brand

Employer Brand Touch-points

Talking Employer Brand

We talked briefly to Ben Gledhill, former Talent Acquisition Manager at Sofology and now responsible for Employer Branding and the Candidate Experience at The Metropolitan University, about his thoughts and views on Employer Brand touch-points and the candidate experience.

Where does your Employer Brand start and end? When someone joins a business? Wrong. Read more…