Appraisals

Appraisals what are they good for?

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How many people have a good performance appraisal experience? How many line managers feel that they are just a “HR box ticking” episode (bah humbug)? More to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it is clear that there is a no one size fits […]

Appraisals

The Self employed & Freelancers need appraisals too – here’s how.

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Do you miss the appraisal process as a freelancer or a self-employed person? You might have had a yearly appraisal at work with your line manager. The appraisal would have probably focused upon goals and objectives for the business, department and your professional development etc. If yes your company and line manager was doing the […]

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Is more career choice a good thing?

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Did you know in the pre-industrialised world there were around 30 different jobs to do? You might well have made things such as barrels, worked leather, a potter or looked after horses.  You get the picture, most were pretty straightforward jobs to earn a living. However today and at the last count, there are approximately […]

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At Home at Work – Staying Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

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For many working from or at home can be an opportunity to ditch the hurly-burly and daily commute. Stuck in traffic or squeezed yoga like into train/underground carriage. The idealised thought of working at home is often lurking in the back of many people’s mind. Especially when we get that Sunday night, Monday morning feeling. […]