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How old is ‘too old’?

David Attenborough is arguably one of the most respected and admired broadcasters of a generation, he is also 89 years old at time of writing. Few would ever suggest that he is too old to do what he does best, yet despite the UK’s rapidly growing ageing population, older workers are sadly few and far…

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Diversity in healthcare – are we doing enough?

Diversity in the workplace has transgressed in recent years from being a nice-to-have to a must have recruitment policy within all organisations, irrespective of industry or sector. Lord Davies’s recommendations may certainly have been the catalyst for this sea of change, but so too has the gradual realisation of the business benefits to be gained…

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What should you do after attending an interview?

Irrespective of whether you have a career spanning 20 years or 20 minutes there is a post-interview etiquette that must be observed. Luckily for you most candidates are either unaware of what that is or they simply neglect to observe it – busying themselves with preparing for their next interview. Yet observers of this etiquette…

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Knowing when to stay or go

The job for life culture may appear to be a thing of the past, but there remain many instances of successful managers who have climbed the proverbial career ladder with their existing employer. Trouble is, this route to the top invariably takes longer. More often than not career hungry managers will opt to look outside…

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How do great leaders inspire action?

Anyone familiar with the TEDx talks will invariably be aware of the talk by leadership expert and prolific speaker, Simon Sinek. His views on what makes a good leader have captured the attention of many a senior manager in boardrooms across the country. So what makes his views any different to those of other management…

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How to overcome a silo mentality in your organisation

Most leaders within the care industry will agree that the fragmented and increasingly complex nature of the sector in which we operate often leads to a state of fragmentation, whereby some stakeholders retract into their own self-imposed groups – or ‘silos’. We all know that a silo mentality exists, the question is what can care…

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