Development Plans

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Inside The Mind Of Richard Branson & What We Can Learn From It

What makes us who we are? Naturally, it’s a mixture of our genetic makeup and our nurtured experiences. Some of our responses are based on our genes, but many of them are learned as we go along in life, conditioned in the main by who…

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Secrets Of Some Of Britain’s Top 20 Inspirational Workplaces

The CMI/Glassdoor’s latest survey identifies the top 20 most inspirational workplaces in Britain, and it’s these businesses that are driving performance and tapping into the potential of their most loyal, talented staff. As the survey suggests, you need to build a culture and leadership style…

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Training For Experienced Managers – What Can You Teach Them?

New managers typically understand that there is a lot they need to learn on the job. While they can be experts in their given fields, the art of leading other people is not innate to many, and new skills are essential to take on to…

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6 Quick Steps On Creating A Killer Employee Development Plan

A manager will ask an employee to improve in certain areas, but a good manager will help the employee improve. (more…)

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Is A Sabbatical Best For Your Career?

Most full-time employees in the UK are obligated to receive 5.6 weeks (28 days) of paid holiday leave (also known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). (more…)

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Team Development: The Forming, Storming, Norming & Performing Model

The success of any organisation relies on the effectiveness of the team or teams that comprise it. In the professional world, teams constantly change; this can happen when a new department forms, a new member is added to the group, various departments are asked to…

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Are You Still Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions?

We are all guilty of this, making new year resolutions, only to realise in February that we did not keep most of them. Although this is a regular occurrence, most of us will still end up making new resolutions year after year. (more…)

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The 3 Steps To Create A Professional Development Plan

It is important for all working professionals to have a vision for their future. Most individuals, whether they are just starting out or are in the middle of their careers, should implement short and long-term plans for improving not only their career path, but also…

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Are Universities Snubbing Smaller Businesses?

In a recent report by GTI Media (publishers of TARGETjobs and Step) states that the majority of SME businesses surveyed were happy with the quality of graduates they had taken on but 59% had found it ‘a challenge’ to recruit graduates direct from universities. (more…)

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The Updated & Modern Version Of Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

To View The Full Image click here We’ve all heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy needs but this is the modern and up to date version! (more…)

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The Mid-Career Crisis!

Workers in the UK including those in leadership and management are less happy than in France, Germany, the US, Canada and Australia, said a report by recruitment agency Randstad. (more…)

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Why Training Is Key To Survival & Success

Developing our people to be better at what they do is a key element of any manager’s role. But why is it so critical to the survival and success of your organisation? Read on to learn five key reasons why this is so. (more…)

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