Recent events, such as the war in Ukraine, have led to an increase in malicious cyber activity. In this article, we look at how to stay safe and vigilant online.
Making Effective Contributions to Project Teams
Every member of a project team has an important role to play, whether they are in a project management position or not. This article discusses what individuals can do to ensure they make effective contributions that lead to project success.
Talking About Protected Characteristics
Businesses can sometimes be afraid to talk about protected characteristics for fear of ‘getting it wrong’ or causing offence. Laura Findlay discusses why firms should tackle challenging conversations around Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion instead of avoiding them, as well as championing awareness, training, and competence.
You Never Get a Second Chance…
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression so make it one that will set you apart.” Katherine Watkins explains the importance of brand in a competitive market.
“Never underestimate the significance of keeping a team motivated.” This article looks at how celebrating small victories within your team can boost morale and keep projects on track.
The Great Adjustment
A change in the mindset of employees, as a result of the pandemic, will further the separation between the successful companies that prioritise their people's well-being and those who fail to do so. What are the key areas that leaders need to invest in to stay ahead of the competition and retain talented staff?
Recruit and Retain
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching impact on the labour market – many employees have been looking to change roles as a result. How can businesses recruit and retain talent?
Making a Success of Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships can be a great way to attract talent to your business. However, as Katherine Watkins explains they are not a shortcut or an easy way to offset the costs of taking on additional staff. This article looks at the true value of setting up an apprenticeship scheme.
Overcoming Deadlock in the Workplace
In business, deadlock situations arise when there is disagreement among a team, with neither party prepared to back down. What is a manager’s role in overcoming disruptive deadlock situations in the workplace?