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Business leaders: here are five reasons why you should invest time in social media

1. Your employees. They look up to you and want to know your view on things. Not just formal results announcements and heavily edited PR messages. They don’t just want to read the company social media pages, they want to ...
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Five ways HR practitioners can help line managers of employees taking extended leave

As HR practitioners we know better than most, how much line managers vary in their skill, attitude and willingness to invest in leading their teams. Even if your organisation has implemented a host of progressive policies to help women and ...
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Our future is flex

Jane and Harriet are a year into Trapeze HR. Much is written about the advantages and disadvantages of working for yourself and they now share whether they miss anything about working for someone else and the best part of being ...
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Our journey to Trapeze HR

With the wealth of HR and recruitment experience that Jane and Harriet have, we now learn more about their drivers and motivations to move away from employed work to set up Trapeze HR. Jane: I have always considered myself to ...
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Is flexible working good for your health?

The health of employees is a growing concern for HR, or it should be, due to the obvious impact that health has on sickness levels, productivity and ultimately on attrition. Interestingly, recent research in social psychology has identified causal links ...
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Meet Trapeze HR: Jane & Harriet – a year in

Trapeze HR is a recruitment consultancy with a difference.  Trapeze HR are a specialist Human Resources focussed recruitment business who partner with forward thinking clients on both full time and flexible hiring requirements. With their combined HR and Recruitment backgrounds, ...
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How can coaching boost the wellbeing and performance of your team?

Firstly, let’s look at what coaching is. Many people assume a coach gives advice and tells their coachee what to do. Whilst that may occasionally happen, advising and telling are generally the last things a well trained coach will do. ...
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The new HR skill – #Upcycling jobs

Most HR practitioners will be familiar with putting together a job description and may even have gone beyond this to designing entirely new jobs. Knowing how to redesign jobs is fast becoming an essential skill in our rapidly changing workplaces ...
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Knowing Me, Knowing You (apologies to ABBA)

As an experienced coach, from executive level to high potential junior talent to career change, part of my role is to help clients get to know themselves better. They are fairly comfortable describing what they like but they often struggle ...
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Three ways that coaching has helped me in my career

When I discovered coaching, I never expected that it would enable me to have greater self-confidence, more honesty about who I am and what I really want and would result in so many other positive changes in my life and ...
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Sleep. The key to sustainability in the workplace?

A little while ago I posted an article on LinkedIn on my thoughts about work life balance. I received a fantastic response from men and women facing similar challenges to me. In that article, I said I was still working on trying ...
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IWD 2019 How HR can support employers to #BalanceforBetter

Achieving gender balance at all levels in the corporate world is imperative built on a sound business case. It’s a way to combat rising skills shortages. While recruiters bemoan growing challenges in finding skilled candidates to fill vacancies, the charity ...
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Company Values

True – be true to yourself
Energetic – agile & dedicated
Empathetic – show your humanity always
Ethical – a strong moral compass
Brave – courage of convictions

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Jane Middleton - 07421 828 026

Harriet Lavender - 07421 828 025

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Registered Office:
Cambridge House
16 High Street
Saffron Walden
CB10 1AX

Registration Number: 04091980

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