Give performance reviews the right way

Managers and employees often have opposite perceptions of work situations: is this a common occurrence at your workplace? Don’t let this happen with your managers and employees – ETI can help. Contact us to discuss customized training that can improve manager and employee communication throughout the year, so that no one is caught off guard […]

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Why being accountable matters

Imagine a place of work where no-one was accountable for their actions. It would be full of scapegoats, blame, and endless excuses when things go wrong. Promises would be broken, deadlines missed and costs always overrunning. Doesn’t sound great and certainly not somewhere you’d expect to inspire and engage your staff. Yet, last year 640 managers […]

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What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap

We’ve all heard of the skills gap by now: Companies have lots of open positions but can’t find enough workers with the skills they need. The result: unemployment and underemployment remain high. This problem is particularly harrowing for young professionals. In March 2014, the unemployment rate for workers under 25 was 14.5 percent, according to […]

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I want my Leader to…

Google ‘Leadership’ and you get 487m links, no doubt 488m by the time you read this. Stephen Walker’s challenge is what to add to this colossal data storage that is worth that little extra global warming to keep the servers humming. This article addresses what a good leader would do for him, his or her characteristics, […]

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How to infuse positivity at work

ISTOCK/THINKSTOCK Positivity isn’t just about wellness. Anesh Jagtiani gives us some good ideas for a positive, productive working environment. The other day I was at a networking event and the CEO of an international company gave me his business card that said ‘CEO – Chief Emotions Officer’. I was quite intrigued by his title and asked the […]

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UKCES supports call for more employers to work with schools

Only 18% of all employers connect with schools, colleges or universities to provide work inspiration activities, such as mentoring, CV writing and career talks The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has welcomed research into inspiring young people about the world of work. Research released by MyKindaCrowd highlighted the very real need for employers […]

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