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5 Ways to Tell You’ve Made a Bad Hire

Hiring the right person is vital to ensure the business experiences growth and success in the future. Large or small, employees are one of the most important factors in any company. Within the Health and Social Care sector it is crucial to employ someone with the right values your company is wanting to perceive themselves

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New Year, New Job?

What was your New Years resolution for 2018? Was it to lose weight? Was it to find a new hobby? Or, was it to find a new job? This time of year. is a very busy time. Everyone does the New Year/ new me thing and many people because of this look for a new

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Care to Zlatan? What to do when your top employee leaves you

Zlatan Ibrahimović. Arguably one of the best strikers ever to grace the game with a larger than life character. Loved by many, hated by others, here are a few quotes from the man himself. “I can’t help but laugh at how perfect I am” “We’re looking for an apartment. If we don’t find anything, then

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Greece, the nation which gives that underdog candidate hope

Winners of the Euros in 2004, underdog Greece like this year’s Premier League winners Leicester, were given little hope of winning. Ranked 150-1 to win the tournament, losing their first 2 qualifying matches and being drawn in the perceived “group of death” with Spain, Portugal and Russia only added to this unfavouring perception. Nevertheless, this

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Leadership in Social Care – Magnetism

What determines whether the people you want are the people you get isn’t what you want, it is who you are. This is the law of magnetism in leadership. For arguments sake let us assume you wanted people who are entrepreneurs but you do not possess any entrepreneurial skills. Let’s say you want exceptional leaders but you

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What the London Marathon can teach you about Social Care Recruiting

Marathons. Running them will lead to failure. Walking them will lead to failure. It’s all about pacing and the same rings true for recruitment. Fast recruitment may seem like the best option to fill that gaping hole in your organisation. Slow recruitment may seem like the best option to play it safe and get that

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Leadership in Social Care – Intuition

Intuition. It’s what makes leaders look at things differently to others, they evaluate everything according to their leadership bias and possess leadership intuition which informs them of everything they do. Everybody possesses intuition but not everyone possesses leadership intuition. Intuition is difficult to write about because it doesn’t rely solely on empirical evidence. It relies

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Dementia Care Starts with Better Understanding by Action Dementia UK Branch

So what is the issue?   There are currently estimated to be around 850,000 people in the UK living with a diagnosis of dementia, and 163,000 new cases of dementia occurring in England and Wales each year. Based on current projections, one in three people over the age of 65 will develop dementia and by

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The Millennials are flooding into the workplace – is your company ready

Millennials currently make up 37% of the workforce and this percentage is set to surpass 50% by 2020. On that basis, what do we know about this generation, how do we attract them to the care sector and then retain them? As a quick definition, Millennials are largely considered those born between 1980 & 1996.

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Personal development, the main string to a bow for Leaders in Social Care

By Meredith Bell and Andrew Brindley The late Jim Rohn, one of the great authorities on personal achievement, explained how he went from being an Idaho farm boy to being a business man who was offered multi-million-dollar contracts. His secret: “Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job.” This one piece

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