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29
Apr

Difficult Conversations at Work

Your Five-Step Approach to Difficult Work Conversations Taking on a leadership or supervisory role at work means becoming adept at conflict management. Having difficult conversations with employees and team members is part of the job. Yes, it can be uncomfortable but unfortunately it is a vital part of leadership success is being able to communicate with your team in all

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29
Apr

Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

Equality and Diversity in the Workplace Understanding the importance of and impact of equity, equality and diversity in the workplace is vital to operating a reputable business. Respecting all employees and people, regardless of their background is something all businesses should consider mandatory, but fully comprehending the impact of diversity in the workplace is essential to ensuring people’s work experiences

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29
Apr

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 The Mental Health Foundation has shared the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness. The awareness event lasts from 9th until 15th May and is a chance to step back and consider the importance of our own mental health and checking in on others too. Loneliness has become more prevalent a problem

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29
Apr

ICT Apprenticeship

What can you do with an ICT Apprenticeship? Research shows the average tech salary in the UK is £62,500. When you compare this to the general average of £31,461, it makes a career in information technology seem quite appealing. It is an area where there are huge opportunities and many career paths to consider. This is why an ICT apprenticeship

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28
Apr

How to respond to the Great Resignation

How to respond to the Great Resignation The current climate is not quite post-pandemic, but we have come along way since March 2020. The workplace has changed in ways we could never have imagined and one of the key changes evident since Covid-19 struck is the empowerment of employees. The current job market is skewed in favour of candidates, and

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25
Feb

Unexpected and Exciting Career Paths for Data Professionals

Unexpected and Exciting Career Paths for Data Professionals Data skills are in huge demand in a wide range of different sectors. Training in data gives people the skills to gather and analyse complex and highly valuable datasets and this is a skill required in almost every industry you can imagine. Data careers have a bit of a bad reputation. People

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25
Feb

Successful Apprenticeship Mentoring

Top Tips for Successful Apprentice Mentoring Apprentices arrive at many companies with very little work experience and being teamed with a mentor can be key to them completing the programme. If you take on the role of mentor to apprentices, you need to provide a fair and supportive service. Being a mentor involves showing apprentices what to do in the

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25
Feb

Learning and Development Trends for 2022

Learning and Development Trends for 2022 2021 is the year we will remember for The Great Resignation and the way employee learning and development programmes develop in 2022 will be influenced by this. The 2021 LinkedIn Workplace Learning report found learning and development has become much more important since the pandemic and programme designers and managers should feel positive as

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25
Feb

Five Ways to Upskill Employees

Five Ways to Upskill Employees We know and recognise the importance of upskilling. Not only does it help retention rates and keep employees motivated, but it is also vital for dealing with the growing digital skills gap and keeping a company relevant and able to grow. Upskilling gives your existing employees additional skills to enhance their abilities at work and

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25
Feb

Finding an Apprenticeship

How to find an Apprenticeship Finding an apprenticeship isn’t difficult but if you want to explore a range of options it is worth widening the net. Apprenticeships are a popular choice for school leavers as they provide training alongside a wage and a qualification on completion too. Finding the right apprenticeship for you will depend on a number of factors.

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