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Learn how to receive feedback by active listening, recognizing the giver, asking questions to probe, probe to better understand and probe to understand.

Businesses, and leaders in particular, need to work harder at helping employees put down their tools and take a break. Leaders can ensure their teams invest time in getting away from work by Creating a guilt-free zone, Leading by example and taking an interest in their employees.

There are key ways to keep your team productive even in the summer: 1. Develop and maintain good vacation policies 2. Employ temporary staff to help improve workforce productivity 3. Build individual plans for vacation cover

The coronavirus crisis has afforded many people greater time and space to focus on all aspects of their lives, including their careers. Granted, we may greatly differ in our individual situations – many have unfortunately lost their jobs over the past two months, some perhaps have experienced a change in working patterns or other circumstances during this time. Although approaching this moment...

Lockdown can affect us all in different ways, as we each have our own unique experiences. For instance, Some people live by themselves and will be facing isolation on their own, whereas others have young children or elderly relatives living with them. No matter your situation, working remotely for a long period of time has the potential to negatively impact your mental health and we must take...

Leadership and management takes place largely through face-to-face, in-person conversations – conversations about targets, priorities, context, solutions and achievements. Some of these conversations are formal, but many are informal, happening on more of an ad-hoc basis. As we move to virtual working we need to take a step back and think about these conversations. We need to work out how we...

One of the main roles of a leader is to help their team develop and articulate long-term career plans. Interestingly, the Hays 2020 Salary Guide shows that lack of clarity about career development was a top reason why staff would consider leaving their current role.

Salary isn't the end-all-be-all when it comes to the job hunt. It is definitely important to be paid your worth, but salary should not be the only deciding factor when choosing between taking a job or not. There are other aspects of a job that should be considered when finding your next opportunity.

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