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  • a&dc launches ‘Ask the Expert’ page on Facebook

    At a&dc, we understand that times are tough in HR at the moment. There’s a lot of pressure to do things quicker and cheaper, which doesn’t always mean more efficiently. Following the recent news that assessment and development centres are suffering due to the increased pressure on HR for leaner processes, we have launched an […]

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  • How should employability skills be developed?

    A recent report published by the Federation of Small Businesses suggests that school leavers don’t have the right skills for entering into employment. A huge 81% of business owners, for example, said they were ‘not very confident’ or ‘not at all confident’ that students leaving school at 16 have the right level of employability skills. […]

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  • 65% of employees were stressed before Christmas – what can you do to tackle stress now?

    2013 is now well and truly underway. The Christmas trees are down, New Year’s resolutions have already been broken, and employees are back at work. But, after the hype of the festive season, and when faced with hundreds of emails to sift through, it can be difficult for employees to settle back in – particularly […]

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  • Are we recognising the value of psychology in HR?

    The importance of psychology for a business can sometimes be under-estimated. There’s often a great focus on meeting targets, and it’s easy for other aspects of the work environment to take a back seat. But, in order to ensure the success of a company, you need to have the right people in the right places […]

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