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We need to stop blanket criticism of British millennials

I saw a recruitment ad on social media recently, stating in no uncertain terms that lazy, over-entitled British millennials need not apply. It was unsurprising to see the comments were a torrent of aggrieved and abusive responses from applicants and other businesses alike. Just as I, too, wanted to give all British millennials a sympathetic…
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Boredom and frustration – why 18-48 year old’s job hop

I am currently helping a client with their recruitment, no easy task in this market and at this time of year.   It is not a lack of candidates.   An ad still produces an eye watering quantity of  CVs to read and write up.   But quality candidates are akin to the proverbial gold-dust. I still look…
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Old-fashioned management styles will not work anymore

If we stop criticizing millennials, we can instead simply accept that, like every new generation, they are simply different from the ones that have gone before. It then becomes obvious that they will also need different management styles to those of older age groups. We forget that different can be positive. In my previous article,…
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The British Attitude to Failure

One of the biggest transformations in the business world in the last decade has been the Start Up Revolution.  This reached its height of an incredible 660,000 in 2016 alone, and while it has slowed somewhat since, the numbers are still impressive. The Cameron-Clegg Coalition was markedly pro-business.  Cameron believed it was British business men…
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