Motivation, Behaviour

Listen up! How to keep your employees motivated
Date: 31st August 2016
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  If you ask 10 people what motivates them at work, it’s unlikely that all of their answers will be the same. We’re all wired differently and all respond in different ways to various motivational techniques. More importantly, we all need different things from our jobs to remain motivated – some of us might be thrilled by […]

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Talent Management: Introverts v Extraverts
Date: 16th June 2016
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Who do you think is more likely to be successful in business: an introvert, or an extravert? Firstly, let’s take a quick look at the characteristics that these two are likely to have using the Myers Briggs / Carl Jung interpretation of these traits.

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Hiring for Attitude – what you Hear is what you get
Date: 10th March 2016
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Employers now understand that a candidate’s skills and competencies are less desirable qualities to rely on in the workplace when compared to motivations and attitude. The problem hiring managers now face, is just how do you judge someone’s attitude and motivation?

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What does introversion / extroversion make us do at work?
Date: 11th September 2015
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This week was a first – being interviewed on a Google hangout by Ann Hawkins on one of my favourite topics: “Are introverts or extroverts more successful in business?” Ann asked some thought provoking questions that pushed me to the brink of revealing the answer! LAB profiling allows us to listen to what people are […]

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Workplace Nirvana is Just a Small Stretch Away…
Date: 2nd July 2015
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As we grow up, make our way through the school system and then into a workplace, we are constantly being encouraged to be outgoing and extrovert in order to be successful. But for some, being confident and gregarious just doesn’t come naturally. At the end of the day, we are all different! Perhaps you would […]

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Thinking outside the box… and outside the office! The Rise of Freelancers
Date: 28th May 2015
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Since the economic crash of 2008, freelancing has become ever more popular. What probably began as thousands were made redundant and forced into freelancing to bridge the gap, has now become a career choice for many in the UK. Freelancers now make up 17% of the UK workforce, a number which grew as much in […]

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