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The value of in-person connection in learning & development

The value of in-person connection in learning & development. In a world of increasing virtual and digital connection, it’s easy to overlook the value of human connectedness. At Hemsley Fraser we believe in striking the right balance of virtual, digital and in-person experiences to harness the cost effectiveness, scale, and inclusiveness of virtual interactions with the importance of real-life human connections.
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5 Ways to Challenge the Mental Health Stigma

We are so accepting if any part of our body is breaking down. We might think that our knees are clicking through age, muscles are sore from exercising and we are happy to discuss these as we hobble around. When it comes to our brains, however, we find it more difficult to talk about our mental health state.
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How to nurture diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through learning

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging continues to be a relevant topic, with more organizations recognizing the importance of an inclusive workplace.
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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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Learning and development strategies for 2022

The last two years have yielded some valuable revelations for learning and development strategy. Business leaders, Human Resources (HR) and L&D leaders need to evolve their thinking about strategy in two ways to remain relevant in 2022 forward. It’s all a matter of strategy based on your best analysis of where the organization is headed.
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Trends in Corporate Learning 2022

Impacts from COVID-19 policies to work and home are lingering on employees’ minds, their well-being, and the future of the workplace. Considerations for wellness and mental health are a priority for organizations and these impacts learning efficacy.
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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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Managing your personal energy – being more sustainable and avoiding burnout

Over the years, time management has been a pillar of how effectively we can work. However, time runs out, and it doesn’t matter what your experience level is or how much knowledge you have, there are always only 24 hours in a day.
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