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Team Building

24/05/2021

The Need to Build Trust and Improve Communication

By Marie-Claire Ross

In the hybrid work environment that we now find ourselves in soft skills have become more important than ever. A recent survey conducted by recruitment specialist Drake International found that organisations that have been working remotely now consider communication (84.5%), work ethic (47.6%), followed by adaptability (38.8%) to be the most critical to productivity. 

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19/04/2021

7 Steps to Boost your Resiliency to Deal with Job Uncertainty

By Drake Editorial

Uncertainty is all around us. This uncertainty activates a stress response that can affect you in many different ways, including anxiety and depression. Two huge stressors are not knowing if you will lose your job or losing your job and not being able to find another one quickly. 

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29/03/2021

“Our Job is Not Our Life”  - The voice of a millennial 

By Drake Editorial

There are almost seventeen million millennials (Generation Y) in the UK. They will shortly become the largest demographic group in the country according to Statista, a European statistics portal. And this year, (2020)millennials (1981-1996) are forecast to make up 35 per cent of the global workforce. With these statisticshiring managers and companies must sit up and take notice.  

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29/03/2021

The Millennial Workplace – How to Manage the Generational Shift

By Drake Editorial

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes about Millennials – they are lazy and don’t want to work hard, just to name two. With this cohort of the population making up nearly 50% of the workforce in 2020, it is more important than ever to debunk these stereotypes, and ensure that companies are effectively attracting, and retaining this talent pool to build a sustainable business for the future. 

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12/03/2021

Welcome to the Wellness Hub, a destination where everyone can thrive!

By Drake Wellness Hub

The year of 2020 was unprecedented and forced individuals, teams and organisations into a complete state of disarray. The events of the year caused all sorts of challenges, both at home and at work, personally and professionally.

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05/03/2021

Celebrating Women in Leadership at Drake International – International Women’s Day 2021

By Drake Editorial

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The global theme for International Women’s Day in 2021 is ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World’. COVID-19 has impacted women and girls in profound ways, amplifying the inequalities they face every day. It is fundamental that diverse women’s voices and experiences are central to national and global recovery plans.

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