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Developing agile talent – still in the foothills but gathering pace

It’s no secret that how we develop talent needs an overhaul. Many businesses are finding their established methods simply don’t cut it any more. They need talent strategies, processes and initiatives that are responsive to very different business needs and that can cope with the pace and uncertainty and pace of today’s environment.
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Unlocking the potential of hybrid learning to enable hybrid working – five key insights

There's been a lot said about hybrid working, but much less about hybrid learning. Hybrid working is about making the best use of the times and spaces available to achieve the work outcomes needed. Hybrid learning is about making the best use of times, spaces, and opportunities to grow skills and capabilities.
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Women in leadership

Lynsey Whitmarsh, Managing Director of Hemsley Fraser UK, spoke recently about what it’s like being a female leader, who has inspired her and whether she’s encountered any barriers along the way.
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Made for learning – Learning at Work Week

As part of the lead up to ‘Learning at Work Week’, Lynsey Whitmarsh, Managing Director of Hemsley Fraser, spoke about this year’s theme – Made for Learning. She explores the concept of learning and how we’re always looking at new ways to learn, especially in the workplace.
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How learning can help with stress management

Lynsey Whitmarsh, Managing Director of Hemsley Fraser UK, spoke recently about the stress that can surround a business during normal and pandemic times.
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Am I a Leader?

What is Leadership? That age-old question. Am I a leader? Am I good enough to be a leader? Do I want to be a leader? Can I be a leader and still follow?
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Managing Change

There’s no denying that we’re currently going through a lot of change. With the current COVID-19 situation we are all facing change in both our personal and professional lives. But how are we reacting to the change we're going through and how can we manage it both for ourselves and as leaders for the business and our teams?
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Keeping myself motivated at work (on a Friday)

For the Monday-Friday crew, Friday is the big day. You wake up to chants of ‘one more day’ in your head as you skip off to work to round the week off and finally have your well earned weekend break! What happens when the week is dragging on, your motivation levels are depleted and Friday just won’t end?
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Combating young people’s anxieties about face-to-face contact

A key challenge in managing millennials and Gen Z is building and helping them maintain confidence levels to remove the anxiety from face-to-face situations.
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