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  • What makes a high-performing team so successful? Being motivated by the same goal. That seems obvious, doesn’t it? But, in reality, ensuring each team member has their eyes on the same prize is deceptively difficult to achieve in the world of work: https://social.hays.com/2020/03/02/we-thinking-key-to-effective-teamwork/

    Why "we" thinking is the key to effective teamwork

    If I was to ask you to name an example of a successful team, which one would immediately spring to mind? Perhaps a high-performing sports team such as Manchester City Football Club or the New Zealand All Blacks? For many of us, high-performing teams like these are the encapsulation of good team work.

  • In his latest LinkedIn Influencer blog, our CEO, Alistair Cox reminds us that it takes a human to be a leader of human beings: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/takes-human-leader-beings-alistair-cox/

    It takes a human to be a leader of human beings

    We're all human. We have different hopes and dreams, and different fears and flaws.

  • Are you fighting the urge to admit that you hate your new job? Instead of silently resenting your new role, or quitting on a whim, take these seven proactive steps to identify the root of the issue, and ultimately improve your situation: https://social.hays.com/2020/02/13/hate-new-job-what-to-do/

    Hate your new job? Here's what you should do

    Admit it. Your new job just isn't living up to expectations. On paper, it should be everything you'd hope it would be - after all, you're now in a more senior position, working on more exciting projects and even being better financially rewarded than you were in your previous role.

  • Have you ever been about to open your mouth to answer a question in a job interview when your mind suddenly goes blank? We’ve all been there. But with the help of this blog, you’ll not only learn how to deal with this situation in a calm and composed manner, you’ll also be able to avoid it happening in the future all together: https://social.hays.com/2020/02/10/what-to-do-mind-blank-in-job-interview/

    What to do if your mind goes blank in a job interview

    It can feel like something straight out of a nightmare. You've prepared extensively for your job interview, got into the right frame of mind, and walked into the room feeling confident. But suddenly, to your horror, your mind has gone completely blank when asked a question. What causes our minds to suddenly go blank?

  • Are you feeling knocked back after a poor performance review? This blog takes you through the six steps to turning this negative into a positive: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMNbH

    Blindsided by a poor performance review? Here's what to do next

    Receiving poor feedback during a performance review is never easy, regardless of whether you'd anticipated it or not. Not only can it feel like a personal attack on you as a person, it can also be difficult not to take it to heart, or let it knock your confidence.

  • “Why does our business exist?” In his latest LinkedIn Influencer blog, our CEO, Alistair Cox shares why he thinks this will be a common question posed around most boardroom tables in 2020 and beyond. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMNlk

    Why do you want to work for us?

    I recently read that 67% of 6-9-year olds say that saving the planet will be the 'central mission of their careers' in the future. That stat struck me as fascinating, but not all together surprising.

  • Is ‘find a new job’ on your list of resolutions for 2020? Follow these seven points to boost your employability and secure that perfect new role: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMsA6

    Seven ways to make yourself instantly more employable in 2020

    The start of a new year is often a time when many of us to decide the moment has come to look for a new job. After all, the holiday season often feels like a natural time to reflect on where life is going.

  • Being a perfectionist is good for your career, right? In his latest blog, Christopher Dottie explores the different types of perfectionism, and their impact on career success: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM2UV

    Being a perfectionist is good for your career, right?

    The classic answer to the interview question "What's your biggest weakness?" is all too often, "I'm too much of a perfectionist". Whilst, obviously not a weakness, giving this answer is a way of converting a question that invites self-deprecation, into an opportunity for self-aggrandisement.

  • How can you liberate your own talent to reach your full potential? In this podcast, Dr Maggi Evans, Director of Mosaic Consulting shares her top tips: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMLkk Listen on: - Soundcloud: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMLkr - Spotify: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMLkx

    25: Liberating your own talent - Dr Maggi Evans - Hays Worldwide - Careers Advice Podcast

    How can you liberate your own talent to reach your full potential? In this podcast, Dr Maggi Evans, Director of Mosaic Consulting shares her top tips. You can read the full transcript at: https://social.hays.com/2019/12/02/podcast-25-liberating-your-own-talent/ Purchase Dr Maggi Evan's book, 'From Talent Management to Talent Liberation': https://www.amazon.co.uk/Talent-Management-Liberation-Practical-Professionals/dp/0367232987/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=maggi+evans+talent+management+talent+liberation&qid=1575374318&sr=8-1

  • Do you have a job interview coming up? Here’s how to elevate your answer when the interviewer asks you, “Why should I hire you?” http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMRSe

    How to elevate your answer to: "Why should I hire you?"

    With it often being one of the first questions asked in a job interview, how you answer, "Why should I hire you?" could really help you set a positive tone for the rest of the meeting, whilst engaging the interviewer in what you have to say from the outset.

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