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How to realise a mid-career change

Changing career paths or finding a new role mid-career needs a multi-pronged approach, career experts suggest. Taking stock of your skills, highlighting your strengths and seeking out honest feedback from trusted friends and colleagues can help you work... read more

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How successful organisations motivate employees

Research shows that workers who are actively disengaged outnumber their more motivated colleagues by 2 to 1. The good news is that the organisations that defy this trend do similar things - which you can use to build a more effective workforce... read more

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How to earn, and keep, your team’s trust

When employees trust their manager, they’re more likely to follow through on goals and be forthcoming about challenges. That’s why it’s important to reinforce your trustworthiness. Here’s how you build, and keep, your team’s trust: 1. Make a... read more

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How to earn, and keep, your team's trust

When employees trust their manager, they’re more likely to follow through on goals and be forthcoming about challenges. That’s why it’s important to reinforce your trustworthiness. Here’s how you build, and keep, your team’s trust: 1. Make a... read more

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How to boomerang back to a job

Boomerang workers, those who leave their jobs and return later on, are on the rise - and in today's labour market, they have the upper hand. Returning to a previous employer, particularly those trying to quickly fill open roles, provides an opportunity... read more

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How to avoid forced positivity

Let's be real, there's a unique toxicity to forced positivity at work. Yes, for most people, the instinct to stay positive no matter how tough things get in the workplace lacks any real sense of malice.Yet it can actually be harmful to our well-being and... read more

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How to create a more candid culture

Leaders often try to create an open culture, where people feel comfortable speaking up and challenging one another, by saying they’re listening. But you can go further to demonstrate that your company is a safe place for people to raise issues. 1.... read more

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How to regain your focus

It can be hard to concentrate with all the inevitable distractions. If you are struggling to focus on work, these techniques will get you back on track. Take frequent breaks. Especially if you are a remote employee, it can be easy to work too... read more

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How to restart your career

One of the most common questions we get from job seekers is how to discuss and overcome gaps in a person’s career. Getting back into the workforce can be difficult after months or years away, but it’s possible! An increasing number of companies are... read more

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How to manage an unstructured boss

You’ve landed your dream job, with a boss whose work you admire. But it turns out that boss is not interested in the practical aspects of managing. So what do you do? You can set your own short- and long-term targets, but, better still, you can learn to... read more