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Six subtle signals that could be damaging your business

Are you giving off subtle signals that are putting off your potential customers? Are your subtle signals building confidence or wariness? William Buist, CEO of Abelard and Founder of xTEN Club believes we need to pay careful attention to the subtle signals as they are often more powerful than the overt ones.

Article by: | Published: 31 July 2014

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Talent management now top priority

Senior teams are making the connection between talent and business impacts but want more rigorous measurement, finds Right Management report. Almost half (45%) of UK HR professionals and senior leaders expect 2014 to be a year of growth marked by increased spending on talent management initiatives.

Article by: | Published: 31 July 2014

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Leaders of tomorrow a new approach

I've always been intrigued by what it is that makes a successful leader and my search for answers led her to business schools, various executive training programs, onto a PhD program, into boardrooms, on a fair share of mindfulness and meditation courses, and to the top of Mount Everest. Article by Ania Lichota, Executive Coach, Inspirational Speaker on Leadership Mastery working with Barrington-Hibbert Associates.

Article by: | Published: 31 July 2014

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Top Tips for managing the remote workforce

As of last month every employee now has the right to request flexible working, This new Government legislation has made it clear - if it wasn’t already - that the way we work is changing. By Hayley Conick, Country Manager for Elance-oDesk.

Article by: | Published: 29 July 2014

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Third of ex-employees keep access to systems post termination

Over a third (36 percent) of desk-based workers in the UK and the US are aware of having continued access to a former employer’s systems or data, with nearly one in 10 actually accessing it. With comment from François Amigorena, CEO of IS Decisions.

Article by: | Published: 29 July 2014

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Employer brands “not fit for purpose”

Global employers are failing to attract the right mix of talent, despite wide-ranging efforts to improve the appeal of their employment brand. With comment from Jean Martin, Executive Director at CEB.

Article by: | Published: 25 July 2014

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All eyes on digital for UK economy

In the The MCA Annual Debate, Our Digital Future, Two thirds of leading management consultants (67 percent) agreed on the 10th July that Digital is the biggest opportunity for British business since the Industrial Revolution.

Article by: | Published: 21 July 2014