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Can recruiters help millennials get back on the front foot?

Amanda Davies, MD of ISV Group shares more insights into the world of recruitment and the ways in which recruiters can support millennials.

The characteristics of a successful sales person

In today’s demanding and competitive market conditions, sales leaders are increasingly realising the need to analyse the requirements and ability of their sales team in ord...

The future of recruitment - reinventing your recruitment strategy

In 2016, the labour market saw an increase in job seekers, with almost a quarter (24%) of the UK workforce actively looking for a new job (*CIPD Employee Outlook); it has b...

The 3 dimensions of potential

The definition of potential is not always clear in the workplace and the consequences of getting it wrong are costs in productivity, profit and possible derailment. Potenti...

Is competitiveness a help or a hindrance at work?

Competitiveness: dangerous derailer that must be repressed in the workplace, or the essential motivator of success, even survival?

Top 5 tips for an effective performance appraisal

A recent report from i4CP found that approximately 52% of all companies actually conduct annual performance appraisals (APA), with only 55% of employees feeling as though p...

Key competencies for general sales effectiveness

Working in a sales role can be both rewarding and challenging. It’s a fast moving environment with great development opportunities and you will meet lots of new and differe...

Perception vs. Reality: What am I really like to work with?

Do you have a clear perception of your behaviour? Do you acknowledge and understand your strengths and areas for development? Do you know how your behaviour impacts your co...

EI vs. IQ - What the data is saying

You may not realise just how much emotional intelligence (EI) can influence your career and how it can impact your chances of getting that promotion you've been working tow...

How important is emotional intelligence?

How easily do you handle stress and can you keep yourself going when times are tough? How do you view people who lose control under pressure? How well do you feel you expre...

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