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Retaining talent, re-skilling the talent pool

Retaining talent, re-skilling the talent pool

When you remove demand in the market for your products and services it becomes hard to plan for the future and we are seeing this impact on recruitment plans, with many currently on hold. A recent survey by Keep Britain Working and Reed shows that people management is...

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Facing into the challenge of market demand

Facing into the challenge of market demand

M&S is the latest of the high street mainstays to announce massive cuts to their workforce. 7,000 workers will feel the knock-on effects of the pandemic over the next three months. Unfortunately this is a recurring story of recent times, as retailers struggle to...

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Taking control of your career

Taking control of your career

Many people I’ve worked with have modestly described their career journey as ‘lucky’ in parts, whilst acknowledging their hard work along the way. They may have benefitted from strong leadership and mentoring, and their career has often been directed by the promotions...

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Leading the path to recovery…

Leading the path to recovery…

Pressure on leaders right now is immense: you are expected to convey calm optimism in the midst of a global pandemic, take short-term decisions faced with a fragile economic future, juggle unprecedented business demands while remaining sensitive to employee...

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Webinar 2 : Your journey back to work

Webinar 2 : Your journey back to work

James Reed (CEO – REED) and Yvette Jeal PCC (International Executive Coach) provide advice, guidance and practical steps on getting back into the workplace. In this webinar they look at: • Understanding who you are, what you bring to the table and how to get this...

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Your Journey Back to Work

Your Journey Back to Work

Welcome to the final article in a three-part series written in support of the Keep Britain Working campaign. (Here are links to the first and second articles in case you did not already see these.) Finding resilience to weather the storm Personal brand - are you...

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Personal Brand – are you owning your story?

Personal Brand – are you owning your story?

Personal Brand is a term many of you will be familiar with, yet it can be so overused that it’s almost become a cliché and can be often misunderstood.  It isn’t a badge we slap on before a meeting, it’s a full on body suit that we’ve hand knitted ourselves out of...

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Navigating the pandemic to get a job

Navigating the pandemic to get a job

I recently did a video for students and new graduates on how they can prepare to get a job in the current job market. It showed me how many people were interested in that content and are looking for a new job in the current situation. You can check out the video on my...

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Finding resilience to weather the storm

Finding resilience to weather the storm

Navigating a career storm can be a turbulent experience, when you don’t know what lies ahead.  Most of us hadn’t even heard the term ‘furloughed’ until this year, now it’s something we hear every day.  It’s the new kid on the block, hanging out with...

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Life in Lockdown

Life in Lockdown

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Luke McGrath, Head of Marketing at True Potential LLP, to find out how the firm has responded to the Coronavirus outbreak and how the workforce has adjusted to the shift in home working. We also spoke to Luke about how he...

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Thousands of jobs available on Britain’s farms

Thousands of jobs available on Britain’s farms

If you are currently out of work, there is one industry that has an urgent need for workers as a result of the coronavirus. Every year the British farming industry must fill 90,000 seasonal vacancies for people to pick fruit and vegetables and bring in the harvest....

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