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What WE would do if Barnaby was one of our Executives.

From a human resource perspective dealing with inter office relationships are part and parcel of the breadth of a HR practitioners scope. Our biggest concern of course being the conflict of interest, the perception of favouritism and the emotional safety of all employees. Office relationships and affairs are so common that many major employers have policies and procedures in place to mitigate fall out and reduce…

Handshakes – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

When you’re working in an industry where you constantly meet and greet new people, whether they’re clients, suppliers or candidates; the common interaction across all of these meetings is the handshake. First impressions are often founded on the quality of your handshake; was it too hard, too soft, too cold, clammy, sweaty or just right?  The question therefore that comes to my mind is, “What…

Are cover letters worth the effort?

When providing career coaching, I am often asked how valuable cover letters are in the application process. I know what needs to go into a ‘good’ cover letter and how much time and effort that entails, so I always want to give an answer that will provide some value and guidance, as many believe the cover letter sits between them and their new role!  Firstly…

Planning for 2018

If you don’t plan, how will you know when you have achieved your goal? With the business world talking about agility, failing fast and moving on, maybe we don’t need to plan too much anymore. Maybe if we plan too much, we are in fact only planning to fail, because we don’t take advantage of opportunities as they arise? Who knows? My advice for 2018…