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The Hips Don’t Lie – The Role of Body Language in Communication

By on Aug 1, 2018 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

The Hips Don’t Lie – The Role of Body Language in Communication

You may have heard some statistics quoted regarding body language. It’s commonly cited that 55% of communication is gleaned from body language, 38% is down to the way things are said, and just 7% is the actual words spoken. These figures came from a study carried out by eminent psychologist Albert Mehrabian who has famously studied the importance of both verbal and...

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How to Talk so People will Listen

By on Jul 24, 2018 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

How to Talk so People will Listen

It’s been proven that the “way” we talk to people, particularly about making changes, has a huge impact on whether they will be either receptive to our feedback, or ignore it. The key to effective communication is to ensure that both parties feel respected and understood. This is critical in creating a foundation for the meaningful exchange of thoughts and ideas....

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Unlocking the Key to Innovation and Success

By on Jun 12, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Unlocking the Key to Innovation and Success

It’s a competitive world out there in business.  Organisations need to innovate, or they stagnate and eventually die.  We’ve seen some high-profile examples of that in retail recently, with well-established brands disappearing from our streets because they didn’t recognise this, or didn’t act on it.  Research Many pieces of research show that collaboration can be...

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Making the right choice – Core strategies for selecting the right person at interview

By on Jan 15, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Making the right choice – Core strategies for selecting the right person at interview

The interview is a pivotal point in the hiring process. Candidates will often focus on those few moments because they realise how critical they are and there are seemingly endless sources of advice on the subject. And with good reason, even the best candidate can make or break the chance of a dream job with a bad interview. What is less commonly considered, though,...

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Being a specialist in a non-specialist environment

By on Mar 14, 2017 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

Being a specialist in a non-specialist environment

– How to communicate to people who are not IT literate We do suffer from the over application of stereotypes in the IT world don’t we? For most people, Moss and Roy in the ‘IT crowd’ are pretty much what is expected when you say you work in the Tech sector. It is frustrating at times, but at the risk of being a bit contentious, is it also be a little bit of...

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