Perks are attractive. Job happiness retains talent.

Increasingly, employers will do almost anything they can to attract the best talent and keep them happy. Why do they want to keep them happy? Because happy people tend to stay longer. Keeping talented people longer is usually a good idea. So, what do people really appreciate?

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Getting people’s attention when you make a presentation

The moment to get people’s attention for your presentation is right at the beginning. When is the last time you looked at an old film? How did it begin? If you don’t remember or you have never watched a film from the ‘40s or ‘50s, the first 4 or 5 minutes of most films started with the credits list. That’s a bit like watching paint dry.

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Trends to watch - January 2019

I watched a really interesting video from a company called Gartner the other day. The presenter, Darryl Plummer, was really good: clear and...

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Humour: A property tycoon?

Paddy is on his death bed and knows the end is near. His nurse, his wife, his daughter and 2 sons are with him at his home in...

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Quiz: English or Not-really-English?

See if you can find the 9 mistakes here

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