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Are the rose-coloured glasses starting to slip?

Over the past month I’ve seen and read, what appears to be, an increasing number of articles covering the more negative aspects of home/hybrid working. Now we’ve passed the 2-year anniversary of the big move to a more home/remote based working model are the rose-coloured glasses perhaps starting to slip? The lack of face-to-face interaction, Read more about Are the rose-coloured glasses starting to slip?[…]

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How to manage furloughed workers?

The further easing of restrictions is underway bringing many furloughed workers back to work. However, it isn’t back to normal for everyone as many sectors are still trading at below normal (pre-covid) levels and with their employees remaining furloughed. The scheme, originally planned to last a mere three months has now been in operation for Read more about How to manage furloughed workers?[…]

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Focus on mental health

There is no denying that the past year has changed the working life for many people. Working from home has gone from the exception to the norm, with many organisations now looking to introduce hybrid office/remote working practices.  I know many of those I talk to are hoping to retain an element of home working Read more about Focus on mental health[…]

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Top tips for attending a video interview

If you say the words ‘video interview’ to many job seekers, it will send a shiver down their spine. Visions of fuzzy images on screen, stilted conversation and WiFi dropping out halfway through is enough to scare anyone off. But it needn’t be that way, the quality of Skype and other video conference tools means Read more about Top tips for attending a video interview[…]

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Promoting positive mental health at work

GUEST BLOG:  David Price, group director for Health Assured, a provider of innovative health & wellbeing solutions, discuss the issues surrounding the mental wellbeing of employees and how employers can help. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), one in four people will experience some sort of mental health problem at some point in Read more about Promoting positive mental health at work[…]