people pressures

Spend Less Time On Your People Pressures

Help line managers to spend less time resolving intra-team disputes and give them more time to achieve their objectives. Do your line managers feel like workplace referees? Settling internal disputes, dishing out yellow cards? Unwilling to deliver a red card for the good of the team? Do your teams pull together like the Lionesses, or

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Team Holst getting together

The Importance of Getting Together

Last week Team Holst travelled from near and far to spend time together, reconnect and remember what makes our team strong. Like many SMBs, Team Holst has changed since our last full company day in 2019. We lost some valued team members and onboarded new starters. Getting together to solidify new relationships is vital to

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mcquaig masterclass

The McQuaig Masterclass – Thursday 22 September 2022

Join us at our Bix Manor base close to Henley-on-Thames for a day of all things McQuaig, recruitment and professional development. REGISTER HERE Network with your HR and senior leadership peers. Discuss the trends and challenges facing recruiters and HR professionals today. Share your wins with the wider HR family. The Holst team will unveil

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team development strategy

Strong Teams Work Together To Deliver Innovative Outcomes

Bring depth and strength to your team development strategy with Holst. “The top three fears holding back corporate innovation were fear of criticism, fear of uncertainty, and fear of negative impact on one’s career, McKinsey research found. Yet nine out of ten companies are doing nothing to relieve these fears.” McKinsey & Company – Fear

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recruit for motivation

How To Recruit For Motivation

Understand what motivates your candidates to make accurate and effective hiring decisions. Motivation plays a huge part in how well your new hire will perform in their role. But how do you find out if what motivates them matches what the job and your organisational culture offer? What is motivation? You need to understand what

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focus on emotional intelligence in the workplace

Why You Should Focus on Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

As organisations bring their teams back together amidst a cost of living crisis, strong workplace relationships based on emotional intelligence are more important than ever. Let’s start at the top. Why do we recommend that you focus on emotional intelligence in the workplace? The short answer is that you (the HR community) told us to.

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difficult leaders

Dealing With Difficult Leaders

Leaders can both make AND break an organisation at the same time. So how can their teams learn to cope and even manage upwards? If we ask you to think of the stereotypical difficult leader, one of the first that is likely to spring to mind would probably be Elon Musk. Utterly brilliant with unparalleled

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oneserve case study

Case Study: Oneserve and flowprofiler®

How Oneserve uses flowprofiler® to build resilience, develop motivation and drive success across the organisation. As a long-time client of ours, we were delighted when Kim Crump at Oneserve explained that she wanted to address resilience in the workplace. We felt confident that flowprofiler®, a psychometric tool which measures emotional intelligence and motivation as well

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workplace resilience

Drive workplace resilience with flowprofiler®

Better understand the components of workplace resilience to identify and grow this vital skill in your people. It’s a misconception that people are either resilient or they are not. Personal and workplace resilience sits on a sliding scale. Our resilience is affected by the pressures we face, whether that’s run of the mill day-to-day situations

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Attract More Candidates

Six Steps To Attract More Candidates

Put energy into your job adverts to attract more candidates in six easy to follow steps. When we say attract more candidates, what we actually mean is more better quality, high value candidates. The ‘Great Resignation’ may mean that there are plenty of people out there looking for new opportunities but you need to attract

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