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5 Ways to Overcome Creative Block

Everyone has days where we struggle to think creatively and concentrate on a particular task. Below are five tips to overcome a creative block and help you to re-focus on the task in hand.   Relax It sounds obvious but taking a moment to relax and de-stress can really help a mental block. Move away…

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Employees rate top workplaces

In today’s digital world, most people go online to do research, especially when it comes to businesses, jobs and workplaces. Indeed have recently released the top 50 top-rated workplaces by employees in 2019. One recurring theme across the businesses is the importance of a positive and enjoyable work environment, but also one that is a…

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Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 Revealed

Annually, The Times release a list of the top 50 Employers for women, highlighting gender equality within the workplace. Each business listed takes part in an assessment managed by Business in the Community’s gender equality campaign. The process focuses on transparency, the causes behind gaps, what companies are doing to address these structural issues and…

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Top techniques to expand leadership skills…

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter how senior your role is or how prestigious your career path has been, you should never rest on your laurels. The second you stop taking the time to develop your career and better yourself as a leader, you’ll witness a steep decline in your influence and, ultimately, your relevance in the…

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Are LinkedIn’s new tools useful for business leaders?

A new LinkedIn update now allows business professionals to upload PDFs and slide presentations onto the website. Now you can view your documents without leaving LinkedIn, does this mean no more faff or just another complex tool no one can get their heads around? This new feature is available for computer viewing – although there…

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Half of executives action change with no strategy…

Despite greater onus on management to action structured ‘transformation initiatives’ to promote greater productivity and reduce costs, almost half of all C-suite executives embark on such initiatives with absolutely no strategy in place! A recent report, which analysed the actions of over 1,000 executives within the C-suite functions, found that most businesses remain unclear on…

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10 important ways data and technology are transforming HR

In any sane world, Human Resources would be central to business strategy. For most organisations, people are both the biggest cost and the biggest influence on performance. Getting more from your people is a direct route to success. But in practice, even forward-thinking HR leaders can find themselves held back from this strategic role, by…

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eSift partner with Trisha Barker to run a DISC profiling day for all employees….

eSift work in partnership with Trisha Barker Coaching and Consultancy for all psychometric needs.  Trisha has used psychometrics for over 20 years whilst leading HR teams in some of the largest FTSE 100 companies in the UK and she believes that all businesses should embed DISC as part of their standard recruitment process. After working…

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Are Women more stressed than Men at work?

New research has revealed that women feel more stressed than men at work – with 1 in 10 feeling like their stress levels are unmanageable. According to Cigna, whose research was taken from the Cigna 360 Wellbeing Survey, heavy workloads, personal health, and financial concerns are the top stress triggers for women in the UK.…