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Give Me A Status Check - By Applied Influence Group

  We all hold a certain status and often we'll hold different levels of status in different circumstances. The CEO of a large corporation may hold high status at work but could hold low status within the local church or ParkRun community. In virtually every group we exist within, there w

13 November 2017

Preparing for a CEO Shakeup - By Applied Influence Group

For anyone who's part of a senior leadership team, a change in CEO can be as exciting as it is scary. But 'preparing the ground' for this transition can make a huge difference to your own relationships inside and outside the business, and more importantly, give the new leader the best chance of

12 September 2017

Recruitment & Religion - A Match Made In Heaven

  If I told you a recruitment consultant entered into a year-long programme to lead a monastic-life, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, you would be forgiven for thinking it was penance for the much-documented sins of recruiters.  It is, in fact, the story of Rebecca Green, on

27 November 2017

The Multi Horizon Innovation Discipline

Future proofing your organisation When people think of innovation, they tend to think of a new product, like the iPhone, or the driverless car. Think a little harder, and a company might think of making a process more efficient, like Toyota did with car making, or changing a business model, l

07 December 2017

Give Me A Status Check - Applied Influence Group

  We all hold a certain status and often we'll hold different levels of status in different circumstances. The CEO of a large corporation may hold high status at work but could hold low status within the local church or ParkRun community. In virtually every group we exist within, there w

13 November 2017

The Multi Horizon Innovation Discipline

Future proofing your organisation When people think of innovation, they tend to think of a new product, like the iPhone, or the driverless car. Think a little harder, and a company might think of making a process more efficient, like Toyota did with car making, or changing a business model, like

07 December 2017

The Car is the Future of Loyalty

The car has the potential to become the ultimate loyalty card. The car is essentially an extension of our everyday lives. Most people use their car every day, spending a considerable amount of time listening to music on the radio or making important phone calls on the go. As a result, drivers s

11 October 2017

Breaking the Stress Cycle

In the second episode of In the Stress Lab, Cathy Harris and Renee van der Vloodt from Keychange Coaching sat down to discuss workplace stress and offer some very practical things to address this growing problem. ·       How do we define well-being and how does it

10 January 2018

Workplace Stress - A Podcast for HR Professionals

In the first episode of In the Stress Lab, Cathy Harris and Renee van der Vloodt from Keychange Coaching sat down to examine workplace stress and explore the following questions: Why are stress-related illnesses on the rise? Where does the responsibility lie? What are the main culprit

27 November 2017

Recruitment & Religion - A Match Made In Heaven!

If I told you a recruitment consultant entered into a year-long programme to lead a monastic-life, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, you would be forgiven for thinking it was penance for the much-documented sins of recruiters. It is, in fact, the story of Rebecca Green, one of the JM Group

27 November 2017

Entrepreneur To Angel

You've built and sold a successful business - what's next? Many entrepreneurs turn to angel investing to help other businesses grow. Angel investing is fast becoming the go-to source of funding for start-up owners looking to take their businesses to the next level. In 2015, a record £1.8bn was

18 September 2017

How to get the most out of a recruitment agency

The benefits of using a recruitment agency are plentiful.  Here's Sophie, one of the JM Consultants, talking about how best to work with an agency and also how to manage your job search expectations.

19 October 2017

How good are you at asking questions? By Applied Influence Group

A key component in becoming an elite influencer is developing your ability to listen, and crucially, listen well.  Listening is an essential skill, but to be able to listen you must have first encouraged the other person in your interaction to talk.  The most common way to initiate a level

23 October 2017

How good are you at asking questions? By Applied Influence Group

A key component in becoming an elite influencer is developing your ability to listen, and crucially, listen well. Listening is an essential skill, but to be able to listen you must have first encouraged the other person in your interaction to talk. The most common way to initiate a level of dial

23 October 2017

Perceptions of Change: How Much Intellectual Humility Have You Got?

By Applied Influence Group Prior to Barack Obama’s decision in April 2016 to authorise the mobilisation of ground troops in Iraq and Syria, he had called the US’ intervention in the region ‘a dumb war’, he had opposed previous troop surges during the Bush administration, promised to w

16 January 2018

New HQ for The JM Group & Longbridge

The JM Group (IT Recruitment) and sister company Longbridge Recruitment last week announced the opening of their new 5,500 square feet office in the City of London. The new space includes five meeting rooms named after parent company Staffing 360 Solutions' other global offices, a chill-out a

08 January 2018

Perceptions of Change: How Much Intellectual Humility Have You Got?

By Applied Influence Group Prior to Barack Obama's decision in April 2016 to authorise the mobilisation of ground troops in Iraq and Syria, he had called the US' intervention in the region 'a dumb war', he had opposed previous troop surges during the Bush administration, promised to withdraw all

16 January 2018

Quit Your Job the Right Way

31st January is the day workers are most likely to hand in their notice. If you are one of these people looking to move on then it's important to hand in your notice the right way. We Brits generally don't enjoy confrontation or awkwardness, so for most people, giving notice is not usually an enj

17 January 2018

Quit Your Job the Right Way

31st January is the day workers are most likely to hand in their notice.   If you are one of these people looking to move on then it’s important to hand in your notice the right way. We Brits generally don’t enjoy confrontation or awkwardness, so for most people, giving notice is no

17 January 2018
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