As an avid Rugby Union fan and Wales supporter I have been watching the current Six Nations with great interest. Apart from the wonderful qualities of teamwork, dedication, tenacity, resilience and skill shown by these teams, I am particularly taken by the values of respect, self-respect and authenticity demonstrated by Nigel Owens MBE, arguably the world’s leading referee.
"Blue Monday", and its effect on us at work and play is upon us again, and this year, The Samaritans’ Brew Monday campaign hopes to spark conversations between family, friends and colleagues by handing out cups of tea and coffee to turn Blue Monday 2020 into something positive. Fortunately it seems ‘hidden’ health matters at work are also being given some greater focus and profile, and frankly, it’s long overdue
In these days where popular focus is on ‘the Millennials generation’ it’s easy to overlook those at the other end of the spectrum. Those in the mid to late aspect of life and career.
The Windrush Generation debacle has thrown up a number of thorny issues, however at its key are three fundamental values : “respect, dignity, and humanity”. Without being derogatory, recruitment consultants and car sales people share similarities – they come from all walks of life, no qualifications or training are required and they each tend to get a bad name. But it doesn’t need to be so.
There are around 20-50 typical questions which are frequently asked in the interview process, this article covers the 5 key questions you should have thought through and be able to handle with ease and enthusiasm. In an interview, the interviewer is primarily interested in assessing two points about you: your competence and your compatibility.