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The HR Headmistress' blog
15th January 2020
Blue Monday is looming again. It is apparently the most depressing day of the year. What a ridiculous idea. I really can’t be doing with it. There is no science behind the idea of Blue Monday, and it is entirely normal to feel a bit down...
Wed 15th Jan 2020 | Tagged as:
4th December 2019
Yesterday I was in a local shop buying milk and mince pies. My husband, Peter, was with me. He started chatting about the mince pies with the cashier (whether it’s too early to start scoffing them – you know the sort of thing) and she...
Wed 4th Dec 2019 | Tagged as:
27th November 2019
Employers have a duty of care to employees and must do what is reasonably practicable to reduce the risk of hazards to mental ill health. This includes having initiatives to build positive mental health. How can employers do that?
Wed 27th Nov 2019 | Tagged as:
20th November 2019
Solving an issue as a team often involves sitting in a room and talking through the problem to try and develop solutions.
You could try a different approach by asking your team to sketch out their ideas in visual form instead. It seems that...
Wed 20th Nov 2019 | Tagged as:
6th November 2019
Being promoted from the shop floor to a management role has its challenges, especially if you must now manage your former peers.
While some people will be genuinely happy for you, and ready to follow you, there may be at least one person who...
Wed 6th Nov 2019 | Tagged as: