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What if recruitment was random?

Posted on November 1, 2022
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Interesting article from Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic who says that overhauling hiring practices could increase gender-related fairness and diversity, and upgrade the quality of leaders in the workplace? by Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic 14 July 2022 Although there is well-established science backing the concept of making recruitment evidence-based and data-driven, most organisations still
Interesting article about how employers are trying desperately to make the office into a place of collaboration, community and connection but if no-one turns up then it can be just a big disappointment?But all the data says that if you rescind flexible working, employees will leave. “Flexibility is now seen

The Rise of the ‘Quiet Quitters’

Posted on October 3, 2022
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We’ve all heard of the Great Resignation but what about the Quiet Quitter? Rather than going above and beyond, working all hours, taking calls/doing work at the weekend and on holiday – these are the people that do just enough to keep from being noticed as a slacker – but

How to keep your talent

Posted on August 9, 2022
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Companies that are concerned about maintaining their talent use policies and strategies to reduce employee turnover. Those that are successful in generating high employee retention rates have an edge in both reaching company objectives and recruiting new workers. Check out these ten strategies for retaining top talent in the article

How to ask for a payrise……

Posted on July 4, 2022
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Interesting article that I thought I’d share! Be sure of your facts so you can confidently argue your current pay is not in line with the market. Check comparable salaries Try to find out what somebody doing your job, in your region, with your number of years’ experience is likely
Interesting blogpost from Tim Harford about the consequences of believing that time is money. Something for all the consultants out there!! https://timharford.com/2022/05/the-billable-hour-is-a-trap-into-which-more-and-more-of-us-are-falling/
Sophie Peterson