As you can imagine, in the last 14 years, I’ve seen a lot of employers make those all-too-familiar mistakes, and these blunders can seriously hinder the efforts to be a people-focused business and end up driving teams away faster than you can say “employee turnover”! 🤦♂️ 🚫 Common Employer Mistakes: 1️⃣ Ignoring Employee Feedback: Some […]
Celebrating father’s day, whilst recognising the role of my mother doing a dual-parenting role and the role model she’s become.
Loneliness Awareness Week holds a special significance for me. As a director and entrepreneur living with facial paralysis from Bell’s Palsy, I intimately understand the challenges of navigating the entrepreneurial journey and the profound sense of loneliness it can bring. Over my 14 years in business, I have learned invaluable lessons that have not only helped me combat the isolation but also fostered connections and inspired others along the way.
It’s that time of year again… Hot weather is here and supporting your people is important, especially while ensuring productivity doesn’t take a hit! Here are five tips to help you strike the right balance: A very cheesy but relevant phrase comes to mind, especially when it’s too hot to sleep in between work, that […]
Recently, I’ve observed a concerning pattern. Many applicants who respond to job ads that our Recruitment Services Team get via job boards often seem to miss the mark. The majority either live thousands of miles away or lack the required experience for the role. >> So, where else do we need to focus our time? […]
As we enter #PrideMonth, I am excited to join the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating our unique identities and shared experiences. This month holds significant meaning for me as a gay man and I am proud to embrace and celebrate who I am. Throughout my journey as a leader, I have encountered challenges and faced judgments […]
Today, on National Smile Day, I want to share a personal journey that has shaped me both in business and as an individual. At the young age of 18 years old, I faced the challenges of Bell’s Palsy, a condition that affected my ability to smile fully. Though it still impacts me today, 22 years […]
Planning your career is about more than just reaching certain milestones. It’s about finding fulfillment, aligning with your values and leading a well-rounded life.
Working from home is tough if you’re not used to it. In 2021, the consequences of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic means that people all over the world are suddenly working from home or stopping altogether and emotions are running high. The positive – more people have started to use video calling and have more time […]
At this years 2018 Talk Staff Mid-Year Conference, we mixed things up and drew attention to a number of key values and personal development. Quickly sketching our hands on a blank piece of paper, we were all tasked with giving a more literal pat on the back, by sticking the sketches to each other’s backs […]