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How to make more effective decisions

According to Google, we make around 35,000 decisions a day. 35,000! And 227 of these are based around food alone (thanks for that research, Cornell University). So how much do you know about the way in which you approach decisions? Are you impulsive? Considered? Systematic? This blog post outlines how to make more effective decisions

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Why did the scarecrow get the job?

Interviewers tend to fall back to the same ‘top 10 things to ask in an interview’ that have been in place for decades, but how effective are these questions? How can you tell if the answers given will really reflect on-the-job performance, or whether the applicant is just excellent at telling a story?

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How an emotionally intelligent leader supports organisational change

Why Emotional Intelligence is a key skill for leaders implementing effective organisational change

How to make more effective decisions

According to Google, we make around 35,000 decisions a day. 35,000! And 227 of these are based around food alone (thanks for that research, Cornell University). So how much do you know about the way in which you approach decisions? Are you impulsive? Considered? Systematic? This blog post outlines how to make more effective decisions

Why did the scarecrow get the job?

Interviewers tend to fall back to the same ‘top 10 things to ask in an interview’ that have been in place for decades, but how effective are these questions? How can you tell if the answers given will really reflect on-the-job performance, or whether the applicant is just excellent at telling a story?

Using 360 Feedback to Foster Engaged High Performing Talent and Teams

Multi-rater feedback assessments can be really valuable as they provides individuals and teams with an opportunity to look at themselves in a different light and to see how others see them.

The Bright Side of Neuroticism in the Workplace

The Bright Side of Neuroticism in the Workplace. It’s hard to find a good word to say about neurotics, but it can’t all be bad, can it?

Change before you have to: Determinants of successful organisational change

The need for organisational change has exploded. Ask yourself, during 2020, what proportion of organisations have not needed to change?

Peer Insights: Sophie Forrest

Recently awarded Female Entrepreneur of the Year, with her consultancy named Best Emerging HR Consultancy Firm 2020 at the SME News Southern Enterprise Awards, Sophie Forrest is well placed to share her insights on the industry.

PCL’s Professional Skills Event

Collaborating with universities is an important element of our research strategy, building networks and introducing us to new topics.

Peer Insights: Joanna Vinacour

This week, we chatted to Joanna Vinacour, Learning and Development Business Partner at Wunderman Thompson Commerce. Joanna is also an independent career coach. Click to learn more!

Have Your Elves a Very Merry Christmas!

It was the night before Christmas, and Santa’s elves were busy making their final preparations before their annual journey to the UK…..