Talent Management

All organisations aim to create the conditions through which their employees can give of their best. Yet working out the best way to motivate performance is a challenge we see many constantly struggle with. So, what are the - Read More...
 
Posted by GrahameB on 17.09.14
"What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole - Read More...
 
Posted by GrahameB on 21.08.14
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When it comes to agility, it’s common practice to cast large organisations as being monolithic, unadaptable and slow-moving and smaller businesses as more nimble, fluid and responsive. One is an ocean-liner, the other a jet-ski. This is, of course, a simplistic view. Just as small - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 03.03.14
Mentoring, whether in business, sport or social care, is essentially a complex relationship focusing on both the short and long term development of the mentee. The on-going dialogue between the mentor (traditionally the more experienced and /or knowledgeable individual in the relationship) and - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 18.11.13
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Fear culture and innovation
What happens to engagement and innovation when you’re on a zero hour contract, when your movements are tracked and someone’s measuring the authenticity of your smile?  According to our recent research, one third of people say a fear culture poses a leadership - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 01.10.13
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When it comes to recruitment, Impact look for individuals who have more than just the required skill set – we look for people who can add value to our unique culture. We believe that personality and outlook can be even more important than formal qualifications - skills can be learned, but - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 02.09.13
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We ran our first Impact Conference back in 1998, when celebrity speakers were all the rage, and wacky sound effects heralded the arrival of each new Powerpoint slide. Things have changed a great deal since then, and when it comes to hosting events, we’ve had to adapt quickly. In its - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 16.07.13
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Back in 1989, Charles Handy wrote about the emergence of “portfolio workers”, individuals who reject the notion of a single, permanent job, instead using their varied skills, interests and achievements to secure a number of often-temporary roles with a variety of organisations. This - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 20.02.13
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