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We  give HR teams, Hiring Managers and Executives insights into the unconscious triggers that make people think, make decisions and express themselves so that they can Hire for Attitude – Increase Self Awareness - Develop Advanced Communication Skills - Improve Retention

Oops that was awkward …

Have you had moments in your working life that you would describe as " toe curling" - awkward moments… [more]

Oops that was awkward … Oops that was awkward ...

Psst Talent Paw Tactics

There's been fighting talk in the media since 1st of January 2015 on the War for Talent. Employees are… [more]

Psst Talent Paw Tactics Psst Talent Paw Tactics

Dyslexic? Celebrate!

My June 2011 post Dyslexia is no stumbling block to excellence was a consequence of the surprisingly… [more]

Dyslexic? Celebrate! Dyslexic? Celebrate!

Leadership revolutionary John Adair – live!

St Johns Innovation Centre in Cambridge was bustling last night as CIPD members and guests jostled to… [more]

Leadership revolutionary John Adair – live! Leadership revolutionary John Adair - live!

What does introversion / extroversion make us do at work?

This week was a first - being interviewed on a Google hangout by Ann Hawkins on one of my favourite topics: … [more]

What does introversion / extroversion make us do at work? What does introversion / extroversion make us do at work?

Redefining leadership skills for 2014 and beyond

managementWhat drives people and makes them successful is a source of endless rhetoric and debate.

How can we nail down the ideal list of qualities and skills to strive for? On a cold March early morning in 2011, Kevin Bullock, a leading UK headteacher and inspiring speaker, spoke about what makes outstanding leaders at an HR Forum in Cambridge.

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Hire a Mover Fire a Shaker: Talent Tactics

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Ever wondered when interviewing whether a candidate is genuinely interested and motivated to work for you? By verbally painting job descriptions with words and phrases that the ideal candidate will find irresistible ensures you are able to sift the movers from the shakers.

 

Employee motivational triggers – listening tactics!

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If you ask 10 people what motivates them at work, it’s unlikely that all of their answers will be the same. Managers will tend to use techniques to motivate someone based on what they themselves find motivational – rather than taking the time to find out what really drives their employee.

 

Screw it – skills don't always do it!

Personality beats skills

Richard Branson’s refreshingly anti-establishment approach to business and hiring top talent was eloquently concluded in his recent LinkedIn blog post with a quote by Apple’s Dan Jacobs: “It’s better to have a hole in your team than an asshole in your team!”