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 […]

Moving Forward During Change

Howtohelpemployeesmoveforwardduringchange

The “process of transition” and “the change curve” or the change “roller coaster” are all variations of the same model, which are all very useful, but we go one step further in this guide to give practical tips on how help employees through that process of change. CONTENT The  7 […]

The Secrets of Managing Reactions to Change

Thesecretsofmanagingemployeereactions

This guide exposes the most common mistakes around managing employees during change” and takes you through the different reactions to change and how help people move forward. CONTENT The common mistakes that managers make The strategy for getting it right The “How To” checklist Other useful resources THE COMMON MISTAKES […]

How To Make People Feel More Positive During Change

Howtomakepeoplefeelmorepositiveduringchange

This guide explodes the most common mistakes around communication in uncertain times and takes you through the 5  steps of how to be that calm constructive manager that your employees need you to be. CONTENT The common mistakes that managers make The  5 steps “How To” checklist Other useful resources […]

The Cost of Training Videos Has Crashed

A "difficult" conversation in progress

Recently I have worked extensively in developing training programmes which encourage staff to reflect on their own behaviour and attitudes as a starting point for encouraging them as stakeholders to shape an organisation’s ethos and values.  The use of video”vignettes” has been instrumental in making this engagement as open as […]

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 […]

New Coaching Qualification

This is something new and exciting for Cambridge; an ILM Endorsed programme aimed at the HR Professional or People Manager who is looking to take the lead by example in their organisation, potentially as a cross functional coach or to develop a coaching culture. The programme takes place in Cambridge with 6 […]

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. […]