man-stressed-at-work

10 simple ways that keep successful people stay calm under pressure

10 simple ways that keep successful people stay calm under pressure It may seem obvious, but staying calm under pressure is a major factor when it comes to our performance at work. Managing stress is vital for success in that it keeps us alert, and is also a major factor when it comes determining psychological wellbeing. Successful people recognise how to utilise stress to their advantage, and usually share a…

The top 10 skills that'll get you a job when you graduate

The top 10 skills that’ll get you a job when you graduate

  With so many graduates now on the market, employers will look for evidence of skills and work experience, which will make you stand out from the crowd. Start gathering them now or work on what you’ve got so you are ready to impress recruiters. Graduate employers place a lot of emphasis on finding candidates with the right skills and competencies for their organisations. Depending on the career sector and…

Mindset

Does your mindset help or hinder you?   Successful and happy people tend to have what Carol Dweck at Stanford calls a Growth Mindset. They are lifelong learners who learn their most valuable lessons from experience, self-awareness and experimentation. Some people are born with this mindset, but all of us can develop it with this simple one minute practice. Every evening before you go to bed, answer these two questions…

non-violence-1158317_640

6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them

We have found this interesting article on fastcompany Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and embracing the difference between management and leadership. According to writer and consultant Peter Drucker, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Manager and leader are two completely different roles, although we often use the terms interchangeably. Managers are facilitators of their team members’ success. They ensure that their…

charisma

How to be Charismatic

Original post can be found on skillsyouneed Becoming charismatic involves paying careful attention to how you interact with other people; the traits that make up charisma are positive and appealing to others.  The charismatic person uses their skills to get people on their side, perhaps from a professional, ideological or social point of view. For these reasons charisma is often linked to leadership skills – being charismatic can be an…

Image of young businessman with cup of coffee communicating with his colleague

The 4 Trends Driving the Future of Recruitment

Original post can be found on the T Recs website Every attempt to try and understand what’s on the agenda for CEOs, HRDs and businesses in general will arrive at the conclusion that finding and keeping people is our main priority. The way we attract and retain, engage and develop, reward and recognise are the key differentiators for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors. As someone who has…

persona1

How To Create Candidate Personas To Recruit Talent

We have found this interesting article on the Sirona Consulting.com website: read it here   Do you know what you are actually recruiting for? I don’t just mean a job title and a company name. I mean, do you really understand what talent you are looking for, what it looks like and where they are most likely to be found? Over the last couple of months, I have had the pleasure…