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What Is The True Cost Of Losing An Employee?

Losing an employee is disappointing, and a high turnover rate leads to many disadvantages. Having employees quit can create chaos when projects are not complete, and you must take on the responsibilities yourself or assign them to other staff members. (more…)

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Which Communication Style Do You Possess?

Managers must have good communication skills to run a successful organisation and lead effective teams. However, it has been identified that people have different communication styles, each one having its own advantages and disadvantages. (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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How Leaders Effectively Deal With Business Expansion

If you have managed to grow your business from a startup, you have gone further than most businesses. While having a novel idea can be exciting, not many people have the skills, drive and experience necessary to actually run a company. (more…)

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Why Can’t I Motivate My Staff?

Leaders are responsible for their teams success; however, how do you lead your team to that success? (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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Should You Enforce “Psychological Contracts” At Work?

Certain organisations implement employee contracts that set certain timeframes that the staff and the firm are bound to each other. However, a psychological contract is another form of this document, albeit not a written one. (more…)

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Here’s Why You Need To Create “Hybrid Jobs”…

Most of us know the benefits of hybrid cars – they require less money for petrol and are better for the environment. However, not many are familiar with what hybrid jobs are, or their benefits to the employer and the employee alike. (more…)

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Why You Shouldn’t List The Salary On A Job Advert

Most job adverts include a short job description, the experience needed, contact information and a salary range. However, one of these items, the salary range, may not be advantageous to list. (more…)

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How To Effectively Deal With Your Anger At Work

Nobody likes to be angry, which is especially true in a professional setting. Losing your temper at work can quickly turn ugly, with you saying things you don’t mean, yelling or simply walking out. (more…)

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Apply These 5 Principles For Better Delegation

Delegation is an ability that is not innate to every person. Managers are often overwhelmed with their responsibilities, but don’t quite have the necessary skills to hand down assignments to their employees. (more…)

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How To Win An Argument Against Your Boss

If asked, most employees would likely answer that one of their worst fears at work would be having an argument with their boss. However, as frightening as this thought is, sometimes it is inevitable. (more…)

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