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  Whether you’re new to the world of work or an experienced leader, everyone is susceptible to thoughts that they are undeserving of the position and plaudits that they have worked hard to earn. Over time, these thoughts can impact heavily on not just your mindset, but your career and life as a whole. Today I’m delighted to be joined by Rita Clifton CBE, an expert on branding and...

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  For a wide variety of reasons, workers are increasingly taking time out from their career. ‘Returnship’ programmes can help organisations effectively and efficiently bring them back. In the latest Hays Journal, we explore what you need to consider before putting such programmes in place. There’s no let-up in the war for talent and skills. Availability of key skills, in particular,...

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  Get up, commute, arrive at work, make a coffee, settle in for the next eight hours at your desk, turn your computer off, commute, go to the gym, get home, make dinner, watch TV, and go to bed. Do it all over again the next day, and the next and the next…does the term Groundhog Day spring to mind perhaps? I would hope that this isn’t the reality you face every morning when you wake...

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Let’s face it, no-one likes failure, and for some it’s a horrible word that raises their anxiety levels. I’ve read inspirational quotes such as, “I’ve learnt more from my failures than I have from my successes”, but is it really something we all want to experience and do we really want these circumstances dredged up in the interview room? Surely interviews are the place to highlight the...

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  It’s more important than ever to demonstrate adaptability to be successful in this ever-changing new era of work. Therefore, business leaders must support their teams in building this skill. So today we’re joined by Ross Thornley, Co-Founder and CEO of adaptability assessments business AQai. Ross is here to share his expert insights on how leaders can build adaptability...

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  Recruiting and selecting new leaders is high stakes, difficult and time consuming, but just as crucial for success is the often neglected on-boarding process. The organisation recruits people to add value and quickly make a positive impact – expectations are high. Meanwhile, the new leader also has high expectations – typically looking for confirmation that they’ve made the right...

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Regardless of the stage in your career at which you find yourself, it’s useful to consider your goals and the steps you will need to take in order to reach them. Whether you are navigating change or juggling external commitments, a career map will always prove a helpful tool. Today I’m joined by Kathryn Bishop CBE, an associate fellow at Said Business School at the University of Oxford. She...

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  Most leaders will be familiar with giving presentations to their peers, team members, customers and clients. However, presenting to the C-suite brings its own unique challenges and can be a daunting prospect. Today I’ll be chatting with keynote speaker and presentation skills coach Jay Surti, author of The Presentation Book For Senior Managers: An Essential Step by Step...

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  It’s a new year and many of us are feeling a lot more settled than we were 12 months ago in the world of work. As was the case in 2020, last year’s events meant we had to constantly revise the plans and ambitions we had set out in January. In Britain, the Cambridge Dictionary has announced that ‘perseverance’ is its Word of the Year for 2021. Defined as ‘continued effort to do or...

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  To succeed at work, the ability to deliver strong presentations will always be important. Whether you’re a novice, or a seasoned public speaker, it’s always a good idea to brush up on our presenting skills. That’s why today I’m lucky to be joined by Jay Surti, keynote speaker and author of several books including Ultimate Presentations: Master the Art of Giving Fantastic...

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