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Were you impressed by your onboarding experience?

The onboarding process for new employees has never been more important. Many companies will have an established induction process in place, but have they managed to adapt this to our current WFH situation? New joiners have been starting jobs, never having set foot in the office or met with their manager and colleagues F2F. Given

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Is swearing ever acceptable in the workplace?

A recent LinkedIn News article stated research showing that swearing can have a positive effect on the workplace. Bad language can create ‘closeness, trust and solidarity’ amongst staff, as well as serving to ‘humanise a difficult situation or create empathy’. The caveat to this is such that foul words are obviously not directed at co-workers

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How to deal positively with a gap in your CV.

Traditionally longterm gaps on a CV have been perceived negatively by employers and jobseekers. The expectation is that your early career path is usually one of continuous employment. However COVID-19 has caused so many industries to be disrupted, with millions having lost their jobs, unemployment figures rising and new graduates struggling to find their first

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What to expect from your future work routine.

COVID-19 has forced us to participate in an unprecedented remote working experiment on a global scale. We have experienced worldwide job losses, huge transport infrastructure concerns and a continuing need to install workplace social distancing measures… important considerations for government and businesses launching back-to-work plans. The once indispensable corporate offices are actively being released, a

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Steven McCormick

Our first vlog post features a series of questions posed to Steven McCormick, Business & Life Coach and founder of New Road Coaching.  In addition to answering our quick fire, getting to know you questions, Steven delivers insightful and inspirational advice regarding networking for business success. We look forward to further opportunities to connect with

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Best Business Acronyms Explained

acronym  (noun) an abbreviation consisting of the first letters of a series of words in the name or title of something or a phrase, pronounced as a single word. Acronyms have always been prevalent in business environments as an acceptable form of shorthand. With so many of us now working remotely, email and direct messaging

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Does Hamilton contain the key to business success?

A new uncertain and unknown post Covid world; redundancies, reduced investment, segments in freefall, the world (as we knew it) changed forever – these are now everyday challenges for today’s young professionals. Everyone, everywhere, is looking for the answer to the question – How do I progress my career and lifestyle ambitions in these unprecedented

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Structuring a work-life balance.

The Government officially revoked their advice to work from home where possible on the 1st August, a signal to ‘Go back to work if you can.’ As the Government continue their attempt to balance the economic and health risks of the pandemic, it is hoped that by encouraging people to return to their offices it

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Choosing the right Conference to attend.

Are you planning on attending a business conference from the 1st October? It’s the moment many people have been waiting for – the opportunity to get back out there and recommence the much-awaited conference scene.  Conferences, Exhibitions and Events (well, good ones) provide huge  opportunities for their delegates  whether it be a chance to see

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