July 13, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Attitudes Towards Homeworking

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many people into working from home. This is a new experience for many and perhaps a very welcome experience for most. For many years now employees have been asking to work from home 1 or 2 days a week to improve worklife balance and as an HR Practitioner of over…

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July 7, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

LPI Accreditation—A DPG Facilitator’s Experience

The recent partnership between DPG and the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) has given me the chance to qualify as an accreditation mentor for learning departments with the LPI. I didn’t have a great deal of knowledge about the LPI before this, apart from coming across the LPI Capability Map which I thought was clear, well-structured…

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July 6, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Finding Motivation Working from Home

Motivation comes naturally when working in an office. With your colleagues around you, you can’t help but be swept up in the team atmosphere. Knowing you are all on the same side and working towards the same goal is something I love about working in an office.  For that reason, home working has never been…

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June 29, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Survivor Syndrome

The first half of 2020 has been a difficult few months for everybody and no sector has been completely immune to the negative impact that Coronavirus has had on the business. However, many businesses are starting to return to some form of trading, albeit with new health and safety measures in place. For many though,…

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June 22, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Bring Your Dog to Work

June 26th2020 is this year’s Bring Your Dog to Work day – a concept that many would have believed would never have got off the ground. However, since its inauguration in 2014 it has grown into something that has caught the attention of many celebrities and last year reached the #1 Trending spot on Twitter.…

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June 16, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

7 Top Tips for Online Learning

The popularity of online learning has seen a surge in recent years, with more people than ever opting to improve their education and skill set via online courses rather than traditional classroom learning.  But what makes online learning different from traditional classrooms? Taking online courses allows people from all across the world to learn skills…

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June 2, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Masterclass in Preparedness – getting ready to return to work after COVID

Foreword We asked one of our DPG facilitators and human resources subject matter experts to share with us strategies and tips that might help all HR professionals with the challenges over the next few weeks and months. Theresa Mayne chose to offer some thoughts around preparedness and VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) – concepts she has…

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May 27, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Self-beliefs, Success, and Fleas

Our beliefs have a profound influence on our success in work and in life – whatever our goals. Our beliefs are the foundation upon which we build many of our thought patterns, our attitudes, and our actions. Unfortunately, these beliefs, particularly self-beliefs, can be limiting in nature. If these are coming from your family or…

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