Do Your Employees Sabotage Their Success?
29 March 2019
You might think that there is no career downside to being intelligent. While it is certainly an asset, it isn’t everything. During my years in HR I have come across people who were undoubtedly very bright - but almost robotic.
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De-stressing – Why You Should Get Brahms and Liszt!
21 March 2019
This week we had International Happiness Day. I have no doubt that in these days of acute Brexhaustion more than one eyebrow was cynically raised at the concept. If you’re Brexed out (and who is not?) there is a realisztic (sic) answer and that is to listen to some music. So tune in to music by Brahms and Liszt but don’t get Brahms and Liszt (Cockney rhyming slang for “pissed”)!
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Speeding Up Slow Performers
08 March 2019
Watching Fred (or Freda) carry out work – beautifully, accurately, but painfully, desperately slowly – is a bittersweet experience. Fred/ Freda is an artiste. But it’s really no good producing something absolutely perfectly if Fred’s rate of productivity is only 25% of everyone else’s perfectly adequate and acceptable work. You’ll go bust if you don’t you tackle this type of problem.
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Belief Alone That Discrimination Has Occurred is Not Enough
04 March 2019
Candidates for jobs are understandably disappointed if they are unsuccessful and often ask for reasons. From time to time a situation has arisen in which a client employer has regretted a candidate and the candidate has suggested that the decision had been based unlawfully and unjustifiably on a protected characteristic.
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Getting More Done
21 February 2019
The to do list seems to get longer, time seems to get shorter and shorter. Sometimes it feels as though you’re going around in circles. Just how do you get more done? Try one or more of these strategies and you can save hours each week.
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