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Top tips on choosing the right outplacement support

Top tips on choosing the right outplacement support

Redundancies looming? 5 things to look for in an outplacement services provider How organisations conduct themselves when implementing redundancies has a lasting impact. Not only on the lives of departing employees, but also the future of your company brand and...

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9 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

9 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

Recruiters and hiring managers expect every professional to have an active LinkedIn profile. However, they will ignore you if it’s badly written, incomplete or out of date. Despite this, the majority of users still simply set up their profile and then abandon it. You...

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How to mention redundancy and redeployment on LinkedIn

How to mention redundancy and redeployment on LinkedIn

I’ve been made redundant – what do I say on my LinkedIn profile? This is one of the most commonly asked questions in our career webinars and workshops. On top of all their other anxieties about being made redundant many executives and business leaders feel embarrassed...

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Why staying connected on LinkedIn is more vital than ever…

Why staying connected on LinkedIn is more vital than ever…

Beyond the Zoom call – how executives can use LinkedIn to stay connected Online networking is still the order of the day and it’s never been more vital. When uncertainty is rife and no one knows what the future may bring, building and maintaining your personal and...

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How to support HR & managers through redundancies

How to support HR & managers through redundancies

Redundancy isn’t just about job loss -  it affects many aspects of people’s lives. The shock of losing certainty, status, purpose and belonging can trigger stress and anxiety. For businesses, it can be one of the most difficult decisions to implement. While you can’t...

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Why you should help your employees build resilience

Why you should help your employees build resilience

The last year has tested everyone. We’ve all seen sweeping changes in the way we live and work. Your employees will have dealt with this in different ways – some will be thriving and some will be struggling. Resilience - how well we deal with (and bounce back from)...

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How to support your employees through redundancy

How to support your employees through redundancy

According to the latest ONS figures, the UK’s unemployment rate rose to 5% in the last quarter of 2020 – mostly driven by a record rise in redundancies as a result of the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. For those directly affected, it feels grim and we’re...

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Non-Executive Director CV ‘must haves’

Non-Executive Director CV ‘must haves’

Making it on to the shortlist for a top non-executive director (NED) role is a demanding process and your CV is usually the initial ‘make-or-break’ component. Your reader will bestow just a few seconds of attention to your CV before making their first screening...

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How to answer 11 frequently asked interview questions

How to answer 11 frequently asked interview questions

  It’s a tough time to be looking for a job: if you’ve landed an interview, congratulations! It’s always a big achievement but especially in such a challenging climate. When you’re preparing for your interview (which will probably be remote, so do check out our 5...

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