Category: Candidates

Dive in to a Board role!

      Adrian Moorhouse and Sue Anstiss, board members of Leisure Focus.   Former Olympic swimmer Adrian Moorhouse is just one of the growing number of people who are offering to share skills and experience on a Board in order to help a local organisation. Adrian joined the Board of Leisure Focus – a […]

Why become a Board member and how to find your first role?

Putting yourself forward to sit on a Board and become a Non-Executive Director is a really rewarding experience with many benefits – both professionally and personally. Not only will it help to develop your business acumen and enhance your CV, but you’ll get to play an active role in the success and growth of an […]

Feeling stressed?

Its mental health awareness week, and there’s probably no one on the planet who hasn’t felt stressed at some point in recent weeks. No one knows what the future may hold and that means many people are feeling under huge strain at the moment. Financial pressures and concerns about job security are causing many to […]

Home working and how to keep motivated

Millions of people across the UK and the rest of the world have swapped their office desk for their kitchen table in order to work from home during the lockdown. Even after stay at home restrictions are eased its likely that many people will continue home working in the future. Now that so many people […]

How to handle negative feedback at work

Taking feedback is an important ingredient for developing your career and improving your performance. An outside view, whether it is sought or offered, should always be welcomed. However, receiving negative feedback at work is inevitably uncomfortable. Whether you are in a one-to-one with your line manager, are asking colleagues for their thoughts or you have […]