Culture and values

Overcoming Negative Perceptions

Have you ever felt that somebody has an unfair perception of you – and that it could be limiting your career? If you have felt this then you’re not alone – in last week’s webinar Sarah Hobbs explored just this. In fact, the subject was so popular that she was oversubscribed for the webinar! If

Managing Your Own Performance Review

Watch Sarah and Phil as they explore a deep dive into getting the best from your Performance Reviews – no matter how experienced or invested your manager is! CareerBurst: Managing Your Own Performance Review from Sarah Hobbs on Vimeo.

New Year, New Start!

This Career MOT webinar will help employers open conversations with employees about internal career development. Looking for more content & guidance to unlock talent across your entire organisation? Speak to us at The Working Manager for an informal chat about the CareerBurst digital platform. CareerBurst: New Year, New Start from Sarah Hobbs on Vimeo.  

8 Ways To Nurture and Retain Talent in an Uncertain Future

As the host of a recent webinar ‘Carving Out Time For Your Career’ it struck me that in the current market, helping employees with career progression should be at the top of every board’s agenda.   When it comes to surviving the future, 77%[1] of CEOs cite a lack of key skills as the biggest

Home-working, not shirking.

If you’ve been tuning into the CareerBurst webinars recently, you may have caught me introducing the latest instalment: ‘A shirker? Who, me?’, in which Sarah Hobbs of Talent and Potential, discussed how to build trust and ensure your hard work is visible while working from home. Talking on the topic was an interesting call for

Lessons from Lockdown Leaders Conference

  “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein On the 23rd of March 2020, the nation tuned-in to hear the prime minister make a statement on the national fightback against the Coronavirus. In this twenty-minute address, it became clear that the immediate fate of our nation rested on two words: ‘National Lockdown.’ In

Optimism, relearnt

Were you furloughed due to COVID-19? Did you work from home during lockdown? Perhaps, like me, the events of the last few months required you to work in new and challenging circumstances. As life opens up, and our work patterns change again, how do you feel about adjusting to the new normal? While some people

Managing upwards by building trust

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. It goes without saying that whatever your career stage, level of seniority or industry, building a good relationship with your boss, your boss’s boss, and perhaps even their boss too, can be a powerful career move. But one study suggests it goes

On Opening Doors During Lockdown

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. Did you know, the UK’s business events industry is estimated to be worth £31 billion? In 2018, there were approximately 1.48 million conferences and meetings in the UK, and 95.3 million delegates attended these events*. Entrepreneurs and business leaders clearly recognise the