Does your HR strategy add value to the business?

Download the strategic HR questions to assess how well your strategy aligns with the business strategy. Portfolio HR Director Judith Elliott Growing companies often get caught in the hiring and firing cycle with no resource for an HR Director. “Let’s wait until we are big enough.” The risks are that good […]

What Every Manager Ought To Know About Performance Reviews

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In this guide we will expose the common mistakes that managers make and then give you a foolproof agenda for the most constructive discussions at a performance review. No matter where you work, or what type of people you work with, this guide should put to rest the disastrous, old […]

10 Steps To Be More Assertive

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Are you aware of how you appear to other people? Are there some situations (or people) that bring out the worst in you? Are there times when you know that if you had behaved differently you might have achieved a better outcome? This guide will help you identify your personal […]

How To Manage A Negative Employee – the 10 key steps

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Every organisation has at least one negative person, who drains the life out of us all with their constant sniping or whingeing. OK maybe not everyone is enthusiastic about all aspects of their work or recent changes, but this one person is tipping the balance and dragging the atmosphere down,  […]

What Every Manager Ought To Know About Giving Feedback

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For a start “feedback” is entirely the wrong word. This article captures what smart managers have learned in the past and you can easily practice.  You will learn how to avoid making the most common mistakes and how to use the ‘wide frame’ approach for a more constructive and positive […]

Flip Learning….So what’s that all about then?

Now this I like. Apparently it all the rage in the US – is that really true? Do let me know if you use it. But just to set the record straight, it’s not a US approach, it started here in Oxford and Cambridge way before the US was a […]

Omni learning is the new blended learning. What’s that all about then?

  What do we really think about the new approaches to learning? Is there really a new way or just old ways re-packaged to sound different? The old-timer in me is always slightly cynical but I have dragged myself kicking and screaming to understand the possibilities of new learning technologies. […]

Elconsulting partners with leading learning technologies consultancy

elconsulting has announced the appointment of Learning Light, the Sheffield based e-learning and learning technologies consultancy, to showcase the eltalking platform consisting of 20 scenario-based streamed film clips around the subject of ‘difficult conversations’ with employees. The platform streams to PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone. Downloadable checklists and resources provide […]