In recruitment, a purple squirrel is someone who has the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications to fit a job’s requirements. Sounds pretty perfect, so why doesn’t it work?
Belbin consultant and trainer, Leena Shalloe, gives us her views.
During my 1st week here Jo wrote a blog focusing on how long someone can keep up their best behaviour in their new role and she questioned how long it would be before the team here saw the real me?
Why are managers getting such a bad rap? Surely there must be something that can be done to help managers manage, rather than write them off?
It can be difficult to find your place in a new team. Sometimes we can find ourselves volunteering for everything (in an attempt to look keen/ambitious/multi-talented) or nothing
The synergy – or lack of synergy – between a person and a job can be mysterious and difficult to explain. When two candidates look similar on paper, why is one successful in a role and another not?
How many of us are really pleased to be back in the office, ready to set new challenges for the year ahead? How many of us are sat on the sofa on Sunday evening having a little sob...