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‘Fishy to the backbone’ or social communicator?

It is amazing what you pick up from centuries past, isn’t it? The title of the blog post refers to types of leaders - modern day management styles, if you like - and , of course they could still be applicable today, 200+ years on. I am reading an excellent book called In the Heart […]

Have you ever used one of these excuses to justify upsetting people at work?

Wow!! You can be rude to a colleague and co-worker ……..well, sort of, as long as you can justify it to yourself! I am sure I don't need to be the one to tell you, it is fairly easy to p*** off your fellow work colleagues or co-workers - whether it be not making the […]

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Should work-life balance be replaced with a new word - ‘Weisure’?

Over the last week there has been much talk in the recruitment blogging community of work life balance, and what the reality actually is. Ever one to have an idea, Bill Boorman, started the whole thing off with a video he posted on You Tube, aptly titled 'The work life balance'. in which he believes […]

The 10 ways to manage your workforce in a recession, courtesy of a CIPD & ACAS JV

Thanks to a CIPD and ACAS joint venture on the subject of helping companies during the recession, they have produced their official guidelines to managing your workforce during a recession. It is an excellent checklist for helping your business through the recession and out the outher side in the best possible way for the stability of […]

What would you do with a career break?

Don't you just love it when a company does something different and innovative? Well, while spending last week in Dublin with a client, I came across this piece of innovation from an Irish Bank. Permanent TSB has come up with the innovative (and brave) move of offering paid career breaks to their staff. Now, there […]

10 ways to help you manage and motivate your remote workers.

Over the last couple of years, there has been a huge change of where employees are able to work. The advent of technology has meant that nowadays you can work from nearly anywhere. But for a company offering this option to its employees, it could potentially be a major headache – after all, with seamless […]