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Stephanie Morgan Career Change: How To Rewrite Your Old CV

Career Change: How To Rewrite Your Old CV
Monday February 24, 2014

Recently a friend told me she had received a very disturbing email at work. A contract had come to an end and out of the 36 people working on that contract only 12 roles would remain. The way the organisation chose to tell everyone the roles were ‘at risk’ was to attach an organisational chart to that email. If your role was shaded green you were fine, if it was amber you were at risk. I have assumed those at risk also had a one to one conversation beforehand, but I am not completely certain. Either way, time to dig out that old CV…

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Nigel Walpole What’s the Definition of Agile Working?

What’s the Definition of Agile Working?
Thursday February 13, 2014

I came across a dictionary definition of ‘Agile’ the other day: “Characterised by quickness, lightness, resourcefulness and adaptability, and ease of movement” It’s interesting that these are exactly the notions that arise when the question is, “What is Agile Working?”

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5 Checklists That Will Make You A Better Leader

5 Checklists That Will Make You A Better Leader
Thursday January 30, 2014

Unless the leaders of an organisation connect and collaborate effectively, culture change programmes are a waste of time and money. Too often culture change programmes are delegated to management while the top leaders stay in their ivory towers and wonder afterwards why the programme didn’t work. Culture change and collaboration is an outcome, not a process, and it has to come from the top.

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Finding the Value in People's Resistance to Change

Finding the Value in People's Resistance to Change
Friday January 17, 2014

Change happens all the time, but we don’t always resist it. For instance, the weather, what you eat each day, how long it takes for you to get to work and installing an update to your computer are all changes that we tend to take in our stride.

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