Employee Outlook from the CIPD, Spring 2016

The full report can be downloaded from the CIPD but some of the key findings, taken from the report,  are http://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/employee-outlook-spring-2016.pdf   Job satisfaction Net Job satisfaction is at +40 – its lowest for over two years (autumn 2015 (+48)) Mental health Almost 1 in 10 (9%) employees describe their mental health as either poor or

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Feedback from European Conference presentation

Utilising Nudge Theory and Behavioural Economics to Enhance Personal Development and Influence Decision Making I have just had the official feedback from the presentation I gave at the ASIS International European Conference in earlier this month and am really pleased. This was a new topic for me and and whilst I will make a few

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Credibility Gap

After 25 years recruiting in the security and fire sectors, we normally manage to source candidates for roles we are working on from our database of candidates; personal networks; recommendations etc.  However on some occasions, perhaps for some of the very senior roles we work on, or some of the more esoteric positions, we use

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Utilising Nudge Theory and Behavioural Economics to Enhance Personal Development and Influence Decision Making in the Security Profession

Quite a long title for an article or presentation, I know, but hopefully and interesting topic for the presentation I will be giving and the 15th ASIS International European Security Conference and Exhibition, which is being held in London between April 6th and 8th – details here www.asisonline.org/london Nudge Theory has influenced recent political thinking

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The Little Book of Big Scams

This may be of interest. The Little Book of Big Scams was written by some excellent Detectives on the Sterling Prevention Unit, a part of the Fraud Squad. It is now on its 3rd edition and has been reproduced with the kind permission of the MPS by many other Police Services and a number of other

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The Demise of the SecurEcons?

  Now you are probably wondering what I am talking about when I use the word SecurEcon. Well it’s not a character from the latest Transformers film, although thinking about it I may offer it as a suggestion to Steven Spielberg.  Instead it is a word that, I think, I have made up.  Now we

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